Tagged: plastic bearings

manus 2023 brochure cover

Manus 2023 Brochure

By Sherill Letourneau The 11th biannual manus® awards competition recognizes innovative applications using plastic plain bearing and linear bearing and slides.  Read this brochure to learn more about the awards, the prizes and the 2021...

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Long-lasting plastic bearings for HVAC systems

By Jared Worth Overview HVAC systems are a staple in buildings across the U.S.. It’s a convenience many can’t imagine living without, thus reliable performance is expected. This performance cannot be achieved without quality...

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Can igus polymers survive in outer space?

By Florian Schiller Outer space has always been a fascinating place that mankind has been exploring for many years. All the machines and materials used “up there” have to contend with extreme conditions. In...

plastic bearings for car seating

Reducing car weight through seating adjustments

By Jared Worth Finding ways to reduce weight in automotive manufacturing is an ever-lasting battle. Reducing weight has all sorts of benefits for performance, such as faster acceleration, reduced braking time, better handling, increased...

Robotics in the food industry

Can Robotics Save the Food Industry?

By Jared Worth The global food supply chain is facing numerous threats. From widespread shortages of employees, climate change turning once fertile land non-arable, the war in Ukraine threatening grain production, and global food...