Plastic ball bearings

September 20, 2012
xiros plastic ball bearings from igus provide an economic alternative for many applications where using conventional metal ball bearings would be problematic. For example, in applications where the focus is not on load and speed, but on other factors such as chemicals, corrosion, or moisture exposure.
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Introduction to igus DryLin Linear Surface Slides at IMTS
Introduction to igus DryLin Linear Surface Slides at IMTS

Kris Garlick from igus® explains the benefits of DryLin polymer surface slides versus a ball bearing slides.

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Ball bearing test

Metal ball bearing vs. polymer ball bearing in 2 hour long electroplating experiment.

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