KS PERMAGLIDE® plain bearings Bearings of the grippers in film stretching machines

Sector: Packaging industry

Product used


To give film special characteristics, e.g. tear strength or shrink properties, the films are machined on film stretching machines. The machined films are used for packaging and in technical areas of application, for example. Hundreds of carriages are arranged one behind the other in film stretching machines. These carriages are known as grippers and are used for gripping and clamping the film.


Bearing of the grippers on film stretchingmachines with KS PERMAGLIDE® P10 plain bearing flange bushes

The bearing positions are subject to an oscillating movement. The bushes are used in continuous operation for up to 4 years.
Packaging machine

Advantage: Reliable function of the bearing with KS PERMAGLIDE® P10 plain bearings

  • Maintenance-free operation under dry-running conditions
  • Good chemical resistance
  • Low friction value
  • suitable for oscillating movements up to a speed of 2 m/s
  • Temperature range -200 °C to 280 °C

Note for the food industry

The materials P11 contain lead and must therefore not be used in the food sector!
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