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Medical technology

New ball bearing material for medical technology applications – xirodur® MT180

Patrick Czaja | 9. May 2022

An innovation has been added to the range of xirodur materials. The xirodur MT180 material complies with DIN EN ISO 10993, and individual components are certified as USP Class VI. This allows safe use in medical technology applications.

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Axial thrust washer made of plastic in imaging diagnostics

Patrick Czaja | 7. October 2021

Germany has been one of the largest industrial nations and technology leaders for many decades. To ensure that this remains the case for many generations to come, universities and colleges are important institutions where thousands of students and researchers rack their brains over new technologies every day. We are very happy to support students through […]

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Kugellager in Pumpen

Ball bearings in pumps: prevent machine failures with polymer

Patrick Czaja | 4. February 2021

Pumps and compressors are used in a wide variety of industries. Whether, for example, hose pumps in medical and food technology or water pumps in pool technology: just as the heart is for humans, these types of pumps in industry are also to be regarded as the heart of the system.

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igus® impresses with ball bearings in hose pumps

Patrick Czaja | 17. December 2020

The general requirements for the bearing components used in medical and food technology are extremely high and are subject to high quality standards. For example, in medical diagnostics such as dialysis, it is important to have components that are 100% free of lubricating greases or oils in order to keep the application sterile and clean.

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Precise polymer bearing points in medical technology

Ulf Hottung | 5. June 2020

“Can’t be done!” say many design engineers and are therefore not generally wrong, but also not always right, especially in medical technology. Correct is: polymer bearings, or bearing points in polymer in general, are subject to various factors that influence the preferred bearing clearance. Impact on precision Correct is: polymer bearings, or bearing points in […]

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