Whether in a welded construction of a road/rail vehicle, or in the interior of a double-decker train; you have to work with tolerances everywhere and be able to compensate for them. Especially when linear, pivoting or rotary movements should continue to function without problems. There are often linear guides used in railway construction vehicles or […]
The coupling joint, also referred to as double joint, describes a strut with connection possibilities on both sides. Here, ball and socket joints, screw threads or sleeves can be inserted, which connect the coupling joint with the corresponding vehicle components. Usually, coupling joints are made of steel or aluminium. But for years, polymer coupling joints […]
During the past 20 years, FAW Jiefang and igus have maintained close communication and cooperation. In recent years, Jiefang has mastered the core technology of gearbox through independent R&D. Thanks to its energetic R&D team and open communication environment, we are fortunate to have our iglidur high-performance plastic bearings loaded in batches in its gearbox system. Iglidur’s products are present in many popular models, including the natural gas tractor, J6L, Dragon VH, J7 mentioned in the beginning of the article. Especially, in the gearbox control system, iglidur shows its unique advantages: noise-reducing, durable, self-lubricating and maintenance-free. So, besides the control part, any other applications to recommend?