Agriculture

  • Shaft considerations for bearing applications part 1: hardness

    Shaft considerations for bearing applications part 1: hardness

    Agriculture, construction, and heavy duty all deal with harsh, dirty, and corrosive environments. Your bearings have to hold up! Shaft hardness plays a major role avoiding maintenance.

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  • Shaft considerations for bearing applications part 2: roughness

    Shaft considerations for bearing applications part 2: roughness

    In part 2 of the series we discuss shaft roughness and its effect on complex composite bearings.

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  • Shaft considerations for bearing applications part 3: corrosion resistance

    Shaft considerations for bearing applications part 3: corrosion resistance

    In part three of the shafting considerations blog posts, Agriculture and Heavy Duty Industry Manager, Nick Van Tol covers the topic of corrosion resistance. How to spot it and avoid it!

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  • Agriculture Industry Solutions

    Agriculture Industry Solutions

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  • Construction Machinery Industry Solutions

    Construction Machinery Industry Solutions

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  • Sealed Bearings: What are the options?

    Sealed Bearings: What are the options?

    Sometimes the best solution is an antiquated one! This post reviews how a felt ring protects the bearing and shaft and helps avoid hundreds of hours of maintenance.

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  • How to Successfully Design a Maintenance-Free Bearing Pivot

    How to Successfully Design a Maintenance-Free Bearing Pivot

    There are a lot of factors to consider when designing a pivot, but there's one in particular that's crucial to achieving a successful, maintenance-free pivot bearing.

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  • 5 reasons to replace PTFE-lined bearings

    5 reasons to replace PTFE-lined bearings

    Plastic bearings are now designed to stand up to high speeds and loads, extreme temperatures, caustic chemicals, and a wide range of other application requirements. In this infographic, see the top 5

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  • Designing a true maintenance-free pivot

    Designing a true maintenance-free pivot

    We compared true maintenance-free designs with alternative designs. Discover what goes into creating a truly maintenance-free pivot.

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  • iglide® plastic bearings on a front loader test rig0:45

    iglide® plastic bearings on a front loader test rig

    Agricultural and heavy duty equipment is subject to harsh environments having to operate in dusty, dirty and all weather conditions. Metallic plain bearings and recirculating ball bearings can often b

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  • Automated farming at Superwurm

    Automated farming at Superwurm

    Read how igus empowers automated farming at a worm farm via cable carriers, self-lubricating plastic bearings, linear slide tables and flexible cables in AGVs.

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  • Dirt and dust resistant bearings and bushings for agriculture and heavy duty1:41

    Dirt and dust resistant bearings and bushings for agriculture and heavy duty

    Self-lubricating iglide® bearings and bushings are perfectly suited for dirty and dusty environments and can be direct substitutes for metal bearings. This video shows some of the many dirty environme

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  • Maximizing Shaft and Bearing Lifetimes in Agricultural Machinery

    Maximizing Shaft and Bearing Lifetimes in Agricultural Machinery

    Explore different processes of surface treating shaft materials and examine the effects on wear behavior of plain bearings i agriculture applications.

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  • Why use iglide® plastic bushings? Our customers answer3:49

    Why use iglide® plastic bushings? Our customers answer

    igus iglide® plastic bushings can be found in wide range of applications across many industries including food processing, medical, marine, textile, agriculture, automotive, filling machines, drive te

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