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igus motion plastics

igus motion plastics

igus presents lubrication-free components for the food industry For decades, igus GmbH has been providing the food industry with lubricant-free and cost-effective high-performance plastics for moving applications. These include a wide range of components that are FDA/EU certified and thus ideally suited for use in this industry, such as the tribo-tape made of iglidur A160 or the detectable xiros M180 […]

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Aetna Bearing Company

Aetna Bearing Company

Aetna Bearing Company Enters a Strategic Partnership with Elgeti Engineering FRANKLIN PARK, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Aetna Bearing Company, headquartered in Franklin Park, Illinois, entered a strategic partnership with Elgeti Engineering GmbH to be their dedicated bearing and system testing solution provider. Aetna Bearing, founded in 1916, looks to continue advancing their Engineering and Support capabilities to meet the needs of a […]

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Nova/TCB USA Expands Capabilities

Nova/TCB USA Expands Capabilities

Nova/TCB USA Expands Bearing Manufacturing Capabilities Nova/TCB USA Inc., expanded its manufacturing ability over the last year with the installation of screw machines and Swiss turning machines. Additionally, several new lines of automated CNC grinders and turning machines were installed to replace the older more manual operations. Nova can now take care of many products in-house that may have been […]

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International 2017 manus award

International 2017 manus award

International 2017 manus award open for entries   Entries are now open for the 2017 manus award, which celebrates the most innovative and exciting polymer plain bearing applications from around the world. Motion plastics specialist igus will announce the winners in a high-profile ceremony at next year’s Hannover Fair with the first prize of 5000 euros. Taking place every other […]

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Protect and extend bearing life – P.T International Corp.

Protect and extend bearing life – P.T International Corp.

BACKGROUND A major equipment manufacturer placed an order for 18 (9 expansion + 9 non-expansion) SRE-FB4-300 4-bolt flange-mounted units. The units were destined for a land roller used in the Farming Industry to flatten land and compact the soil. THE CHALLENGE High levels of contaminants (dust, gravel, sand, etc.) are present in the application. And while the triple lip HNBR rubber seals that come standard […]

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On the Waterfront with GGB Bearings

On the Waterfront with GGB Bearings

On the Waterfront with GGB Bearings A manufacturer of straddle carriers, off-road vehicles for handling shipping containers in port terminals and intermodal yards, recently turned to GGB Bearing Technology for a solution that would improve the performance of its equipment. Straddle carriers can lift up to 60 tonnes and stack cargo containers four high. Committed to minimal maintenance, the company […]

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