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Some people rotate just so that everything revolves around them – xiros® uses a new material to enhance sustainability

Patrick Czaja | 14. October 2022

In keeping with our motto, "xiros® goes green", we are launching a ball bearing that contains 97% regranulate. We are moving in an environmentally friendly direction, since sustainability is becoming increasingly important, especially in industry. The reason is obvious, since industry is among the top three CO2 emitters worldwide.

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New ball bearing material for medical technology applications – xirodur® MT180

Patrick Czaja | 9. May 2022

An innovation has been added to the range of xirodur materials. The xirodur MT180 material complies with DIN EN ISO 10993, and individual components are certified as USP Class VI. This allows safe use in medical technology applications.

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SHHH! It's nice to be quiet sometimes!

Patrick Czaja | 29. April 2022

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?

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How xiros plastic ball bearings prevent sparking

Patrick Czaja | 12. August 2021

Freedom from active lubrication, long service life, hygienic design, suitability for intensive cleaning processes, and anti-static component properties are indispensable in packaging technology. GEA Food Solutions GmbH Germany GmbH invested in our construction kit and equipped its machines with linear bearings, plain bearings, ball bearings, and drive elements. I will take a closer look at […]

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Plastic ball bearings are always reliable in water generators

Patrick Czaja | 5. August 2021

Water generators convert the potential energy of water into mechanical or electrical energy. The goal is to make water power usable. This is generally accomplished with dams, turbines in running water, and tidal power plants in seas and oceans. Energy conversion on the oceans and igus’s xiros plastic ball bearings: What do they have to […]

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