Have you ever seen a plastic ball bearing with races made of two different materials? This two-component ball bearing is intended for applications where high speeds and low noise are required. But what is the advantage?
Anyone who can make reliable, useful maintenance predictions is one step ahead of the competition. In the age of digitalisation, more than Big Data is required for such predictions. To derive correct maintenance scheduling recommendations from the sensor data, we therefore compare them with long-term empirical values from the igus® test database.
The most environmentally friendly way to dive is to use flippers. But if you find that too taxing and prefer a certain level of convenience, you can use a pedal-powered submersible. The French adventurer Stephane Rousson, who once crossed the English Channel with a pedal-powered airship, has developed one. “Scubs_x0002_ter“ is the name he gave […]
The defect of a ball bearing can have various causes; whether cage wear, ball breakage or damage to the running surfaces. Find out in this blog post why igus can be an alternative to metal after a defect.
Ball bearings cover a wide range of different shapes. Whether deep groove ball bearings, ball bearings with flange, for example, or self-aligning ball bearings: standard catalogues list these in various materials, designs and dimensions. But what about customised solutions? Customised ball bearings are no stranger to igus. xiros polymer ball bearings stand for quality. Due to […]