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Underwater cables

Jan Arnoldy | 24. April 2020

Cables are used in many areas. Some cables must meet very special requirements or withstand certain external factors. Consider cables that are used under water. What problems arise for cables used in underwater applications? What solution approaches are there? Longitudinal and transverse waterproofness There are a number of things that cables that are used under […]

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Ball bearing under water: xiros® polymer ball bearing vs. metal bearings

Patrick Czaja | 16. April 2020

igus has the world’s largest test laboratory for plastics in moving applications in Cologne, with around 12,000 tests per year. This includes tests that demand everything from the most diverse materials under the most adverse conditions. At the present test, a xiros fixed flange ball bearing competes against its metallic counterpart in a salt water […]

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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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