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Bearing Material Using Nano Particles

Bearing Material Using Nano Particles

Polymer plain bearings made from iglide T500 run dry at a long-term application temperature of -148 to +482F (up to +599F for short periods). Even at a permanent temperature of 482F, the bearings can still withstand a surface pressure of about 21,750 psi. This material absorbs very little moisture and is resistant to almost all chemicals.

igus' iglide X6 material is up to six times more wear-resistant than iglide T500 under the influence of temperature and demonstrates reduced relaxation behavior. The material has an even greater resistance to chemicals.

Nano technology was used to optimize the new X6 material. In this area, surface properties play an increasingly important role compared with the material volume properties. In nano technology, the size of the object determines properties. These are a euro ~size-induced functionalities'. The use of nano particles has a decisive influence on the superior performance of iglide X6 plain bearings, especially under the influence of temperature.

The plastic plain bearings made from iglide X6 are available in 24 dimensions.

Bearing Material Using Nano Particles
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