Tagged: polymer bearings

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480 applicants compete for the manus award

The international competition offers prizes of up to $3,000 for unique polymer plain bearing projects By Mark McGwin 7 March 2023 – Small, corrosion-resistant, and made of plastic: the plain bearing. An unimposing machine element, it...

plastic clevises

What is a clevis?

By Jared Worth In the vast world of mechanical components, clevises stand out as versatile and essential elements in various applications. These simple yet effective devices play a crucial role in connecting different components,...

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Lubricating Polymer Lead Screw Nuts

By igu-blog-adm (Edited by Kevin Wright and Shizu Yamaguchi) Customers often ask: “Can I use WD-40 or another lubricant to grease my polymer bearings?” Is external lubrication necessary or advantageous for igus® polymers? We...