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Plain bearings

New material iglidur® K250 in automotive applications

Julio Pauli | 9. April 2020

Wear results of our new material iglidur® K250, which is characterised by a high flexibility and moisture absorption, are presented below. Compared to the igus classic iglidur® M250, the tribological properties could also be improved.

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Coolant and plain bearings – five decisive points

Sebastian Bloechl | 7. April 2020

Maximum vehicle efficiency requires harmonised thermal management. Optimum operating temperature ensures maximum efficiency and thus the lowest consumption and associated emissions. Coolant plays an important role – it cools, provides corrosion protection and prevents frost. Coolant pumps, regulators and valves distribute coolant throughout the vehicle, sending it where it is needed. Find out more here._x000D_ […]

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Why is thermal management becoming more and more significant for the automobile industry?

Sebastian Bloechl | 2. April 2020

Cosy heating in the winter and an air-conditioned living room in the summer – in addition to such everyday concerns, thermal management plays a decisive role in the automotive industry. In that industry, for instance, it is the engine that meets various scenarios. At first, it needs a temperature rise that is as quick as […]

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The right shaft for tough outdoor use – if the plain bearing is outdoors.

Uwe Sund | 31. March 2020

Everyone knows that the agricultural and construction machinery sector require lots of care. Dirt, moisture, corrosion, the complete package. Whether a combine harvester, tractor, concrete mixer, plough or mobile crane – here everything is in the same boat. Metallic plain bearings are always lubricated – at least they should be if they are to function. […]

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5 extreme applications for polymer plain bearings

Lars Butenschön | 27. March 2020

Those who know plastic will take metal! You still hear this sentence often enough from designers and maintenance personnel. It is felt that the number of those who use or even prefer plain bearings made of plastic is increasing. Whether you are a plastic bearing sceptic or enthusiast (or neither), these application examples of plastic […]

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