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Solar

Polymer ball bearings in cleaning systems for photovoltaic installations

Patrick Czaja | 5. March 2021

The weather is getting nicer and the sun is shining longer and more intensively. It is not only us humans who replenish energy, photovoltaic systems literally do so. These are exposed to enormous weathering effects all year round, and the surfaces reflect this especially when the sun shines. Wind and weather, as well as dust […]

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igus® internal tests confirm reliability of products for the solar industry

rwon | 4. December 2020

Producing energy from renewable sources is always associated with high costs and investment. Various factors such as procurement, financing and operating costs play a significant role. An important consideration is the system’s service life – a long one means that these costs can be recouped over a longer period. Photovoltaic systems, especially solar modules, nowadays […]

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How polymer spherical bearings ensure more efficient energy generation

igu-blog-adm | 30. November 2020

Everyone has seen them at some point. Individual solar modules on a house roof or many of them arranged to create a solar power plant. These solar modules are generally fixed in place, oriented optimally to catch the sun. In large solar power plants, energy is generated more efficiently with special tracking systems, the “solar […]

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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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