Some time ago I came across this blog post on the net, which finally wants to clear up the “mystery” of iglidur®; what is iglidur and why are customers willing to apparently spend a fortune on plain bearings made of this material? First of all: I don’t want to bore you, dear reader, with a […]
The automotive industry requirement profile for materials used in vehicle interiors is continusously becoming more stringent. These requirements can be found in the OEMs specifications and are based on the legal requirements.
“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 […]
What is Kolsterising? Everyone knows that food and beverage machines require lots of care. Systems must be cleaned several times a day and disinfected with hot and cold water, foamed with disinfectant foam, cleaned with lye, and disinfected with hydrogen peroxide – the full treatment. … the corrosion protection that conventional, hardenable stainless steels provide […]
Especially in oil & gas and offshore applications, steel energy chains are often used. But this is not necessary – a look at the advantages of plastic energy chains makes perfect sense. We are on a drilling platform in the North Sea. Rough weather, heavy machinery and a crew that is not squeamish with the […]