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Ball bearing made of plastic: xiros® application examples

Whether packaging, textile industry, testing technology and quality assurance or model making: xiros plastic ball bearings are already used in a wide variety of areas. Due to the maintenance-free dry operation and the use of xirodur® high-performance polymers, various application problems can be successfully solved in areas where conventional ball-bearing solutions made of metal are unsuitable.

Selected applications of our customers

Labelling machines

Self-lubricating plastic ball bearings are used in labelling machines and ensure smooth running.

Bike wash system

To mount the washing brushes, the manufacturer "cycleWash" has used two xiros slewing ring ball bearings.

Pool cleaner

Deep groove ball bearings from igus, give pool cleaners a steady and powerful underwater operation

Pellet stove

In the mechanical drive unit of a pellet stove, xiros ensures smooth running in the long-term.

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In a very wide range of industries, solutions are technically refined and costs are saved through the use of plastic ball bearings
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