New products for a lubricant-free world
The use of dry-running polymer bearings allows money to be saved and machine safety to be increased. Lubricant and maintenance-free plastic plain bearings, on the other hand, are gentle on the environment.
Worldwide more than 50% of all lubricants leak into the environment (Environmental Protection Office Baden-Würtemberg)
With a worldwide yearly lubricants usage of 37,3 Mio. tons (RWTH Aachen) more than 18 Mio. tons leak into the environment.
According to an MIT survey, for example, damage caused by friction and wear costs six percent of the gross national product every year.