VOTM- From metal to plastic, change your bearing!
Metal bearings are still popular for designers, but plastic bearings are replacing traditional metallic solutions more and more, either in new designs or to replace those old broken, rusting or wearing bearings.
But are plastic bearings up to the challenge of withstanding the same forces, temperature and environmental pressures of metallic ones?
In this “video of the month” we highlight various industries and applications where the igus® polymer bearings are used and have replaced metallic bearings. Backed up with vigorous and continuous testing, could you replace your metal bearings with igus® polymer solutions?
To view the video, click here https://youtu.be/ZB5HSj6tyCw For more information on changing from metal to polymer bearings, visit https://www.igus.co.uk/info/plain-bearings-plastic-bearings-vs-metal-bearings