26 November 2021 Erin Kemal
A simple question. Do you know the answer? The slewing ring is known by many names, slew ring, turntable bearings, lazy Susan bearings to name a few, but at igus® we refer to them as a PRT slewing ring bearing. So, what is a slewing ring bearing? In the simplest form, the slewing ring bearing is a bearing which rotates whilst accommodating both axial and radial loads. This rotational bearing can be found in applications that require turning function in either horizontal or vertical movement. They are often compared to ball bearing rings, however, these slewing rings tend to be much wider and often have fixing holes, so they can be fixed to a machine or structure. How does the igus® PRT slewing ring differ to convention...
Monday, November 22, 2021 Erin Kemal chainflex No comments
Everyone wants to have confidence in the products they are designing into their machines and applications., Nothing says " I have confidence in my product" like an extended guarantee. Now, not onl...
Friday, November 19, 2021 Erin Kemal e-chain No comments
Ensuring that power can get to lorries is essential. How many of us now get our weekly shop delivered? Keeping the food cold allows us to have this luxury but have you ever considered how the power...
Friday, November 12, 2021 Erin Kemal dry-tech , dryspin No comments
With such stringent requirements, it is no wonder that the automotive industry can be tough! igus® have worked tirelessly to ensure the products we develop are suited to such tough environments. L...

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