igus polymer spherical bearings

How polymer spherical bearings ensure more efficient energy generation

Vishaka Upreti | 17 June 2021

Everyone has seen them at some point. Individual solar modules on a house roof or many of them arranged to create a solar power plant. These solar modules are generally fixed in place, oriented optimally to catch the sun. In large solar power plants, energy is generated more efficiently with special tracking systems, the “solar […]


igubal bearings

igus® internal tests confirm the reliability of products for the solar industry

Vishaka Upreti | 17 June 2021

Producing energy from renewable sources is always associated with high costs and investments. Various factors such as procurement, financing, and operating costs play a significant role. An important consideration is the system’s service life – a long one means that these costs can be recouped over a longer period. Photovoltaic systems, especially solar modules, nowadays […]


igus self aligning bearings

What is igubal and what benefits do they offer?

Vishaka Upreti | 24 May 2021

Many industrial applications need bearings with self-aligning features and this is generally achieved by using spherical bearings. A spherical plain bearing is a bearing that permits angular movement around a central point. igubal is range of polymer spherical bearings from igus GmbH. Like all other products from igus, igubal bearings offer many advantages against metal spherical bearings. Here are […]


igubal spherical bearings

Which igubal® housing material is most suitable for which application?

Vishaka Upreti | 8 April 2021

As with all igus® products, the igubal spherical bearings come in a wide range of materials. Each material is designed to suit specific requirements, whether you require a rod end for high-temperature environments or a flange bearing for food contact. Here we will provide you with an overview of the materials available, and their uses. igumid […]