igus Launches Polymer Ball Bearing Materials for Wide Applications

SpecialChem - Aug 22, 2011

The news that polymer researcher and plain bearings expert igus GmbH was moving into the ball bearing business caused quite a stir. Since then, the Cologne-based company has done lots of development work: five separate "xirodur" materials (two of which were launched this year), many new dimensions and a wide range of different designs available ex stock in 24 hours, E-engineering tools for design engineers, from 3D CAD downloads through to the online service life calculation program. Lubricant and maintenance-free "xiros" polymer ball bearings can be used at temperatures of up to 150 deg C, are highly corrosion-resistant, can be washed and cleaned, are non-magnetic and have a low weight. According to igus, they provide an...

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