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Plain bearings

Bolts and bearings for construction machinery under test: Hardox® and iglidur®

Lars Butenschön | 25. March 2022

The HARDOX® wearplates brand is frequently found in commercial vehicles and construction machinery where steel surfaces have to withstand the most severe stresses. From the loading area of tipper lorries to the bucket of wheel loaders, HARDOX® wearplates reliably protect against wear. For this reason, shafts and bolts made of HARDOX® are obvious counter partners […]

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Plain bearings – advantages and disadvantages at a glance

Lars Butenschön | 18. March 2022

You are faced with the decision to use a plain bearing, but you are not sure whether this is really the better choice compared to rolling bearings? Why not leave everything alone and simply do without a bearing? This post is intended to help you make that decision, in addition to providing a preview of […]

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Plain bearings for high speeds? Where are the limits?

Lars Butenschön | 10. December 2021

“Plain bearings are particularly suitable for high loads at low speeds.” This, or something similar, is what many technical books, guides, and also advertising texts say. There are two things about this statement that are not particularly helpful in practice. This blog post will analyse this statement and the conditions under which certain types of […]

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Correctly select piston rings

Lars Butenschön | 12. November 2021

As with most machine components, the devil is in the details when it comes to choosing the right piston ring. For one thing, it depends on details such as slot design and fixing groove depth and width. For another, the material plays an important role and affects installation tolerances in its turn. You can find […]

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Advantages of iglidur® plain bearings in a vehicle interior using the example of backrest adjustment

Jonas Burk | 17. May 2021

The reasons for iglidur® plain bearings in vehicle interiors are manifold. In this blog post, I explain the main advantages based on 5 features. Enjoy reading!

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