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xiros® ball bearings test lab


Here, ball bearings are put through their paces

We constantly carry out tests in order to continuously develop our products and to assess customer applications better. The goal is to offer the perfect products for every application.

  • Eight test rigs
  • About 200 ball bearings running in parallel
  • Around 400 different experiments per year
  • Tests with a maximum speed of up to 6,000 rotations per minute and a maximum load of 300 Newton possible

Ball bearings service life calculator

Thanks to the live data from the xiros test lab, we are able to test the service life of our ball bearings under very different conditions so as to provide you with exact data. Simply enter application parameters to obtain the expected service life.

Calculate service life of ball bearings

Ball bearings configurator  

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Whether plain bearings, linear guides or energy chains - in the industry's largest test lab, we test our products regarding quality, wear and service life in very different conditions.  

Application examples

Ball bearings application examples  

Packaging industry, automotive or medical technology: these are only some of the industries in which xiros plastic ball bearings are already successfully used. Here you can find further applications of our customers.