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faigle rollers a GloBal sUccess story For more tHaN 40 years

in 1968 faigle started to develop the irst escalator roller made of thermoplastic polyurethane. since then, faigle has continued to successfully develop and reine its plastic rollers. today, faigle supplies many millions of rollers every year for escalators, sorting plants and conveying systems to renowned manufacturers like schindler, Kone, otis, Beumer, tGW and many more. faigle rollers are used all around the world in any type of application which combines a demand for long service life with high loads. they are just as capable of meeting the harsh requirements for continuous use in subway escalators as they are of meeting the demands of fast-moving luggage sorting systems. Not only can faigle lay claim to a leading position among international competitors, but the company also impresses with a range of products which represent excellent value for money.

escalators, moViNG WalKWays step rollers, chain rollers, handrail guide rollers WareHoUse loGistics systems Flanged rollers, belt delector rollers coNVeyiNG systems luggage conveying systems, package and letter sorting systems – rollers and lateral guidance rollers for sorters otHer areas oF Use automatic gate systems Wood processing machines Packaging machines Pallet conveying systems ‌ and many more


faigle rollers tecHNically imPressiVe aPPlicatioN tecHNoloGy, DeVeloPmeNt the faigle Development and technology centre is home to experienced engineers who work together to transform speciic customer requirements into tailormade faigle solutions. in the process, they can fall back on a knowledge database full of empirical data, test results and expertise from over 40 years of faigle development.

our engineers work with state-of-the-art tools: _ 3D caD Pro/eNGiNeer _ Finite element method (Fem) based systems for computer-assisted strength calculations _ mould low analyses for simulation and optimisation of injection moulding processes _ rapid Prototyping for fast and cost-effective manufacturing of demonstration models and prototypes

caD Fem mould low

QUalit y assUraNce laBoratory testing of faigle rollers is performed with state-of-theart equipment in our laboratory. HarDNess rateD to sHore a or D more than 120 test stations for short and long-term test runs are in use at faigle . _ standard load test bench up to 2,000 N _ Heavy-duty load test bench up to 3,400 N _ High-speed test bench up to 4 m/s meDia resistaNce, HyDrolysis resistaNce run tests after storage in various media and in hot water (hydrolysis test).

DimeNsioNal cHecKs concentricity, axial run-out, dimensions


faigle rollers maDe From tHe FiNest iNGreDieNts staNDarD materials Pas ®-PU 90a-H thermoplastic polyurethane with a hardness of 90 shore a. our standard material for roller binding. alternatively also available in hardnesses of 85 shore a to 64 shore D. Pas ®-80 GF 30 our standard polyamide-based material for roller bodies. 30% reinforced with glass ibres for optimum strength, impact resistance and creep strength. reliable bonding to the polyurethane binding can be achieved. Pas ®-lX y Pom-based slide bearing material developed by faigle. With incorporated dry lubricants for maintenance-free and smooth running. excellent as a replacement for ball bearings in rollers. Pas ®-80 moD. Friction-modiied polyamide 6.6 for sl rollers. low-maintenance, smooth running on metal axles.

ProPerties oF Pas®-PU 90a-H aBrasioN resistaNce Pas®-PU 90a-H offers abrasion resistance which is several times higher than rubber. this makes Pas®PU 90a-H the perfect material for rollers in harsh continuous applications. tear ProPaGatioN resistaNce the high tear propagation resistance of Pas®-PU 90a-H prevents any damage to the tyre, for example as a result of sharp edges or chips, developing into larger cracks or tears. DamPiNG BeHaVioUr aND resilieNce Pas®-PU 90a-H is very highly capable of absorbing impacts and dynamic loads and can thus dampen noise and vibrations. its good resilience prevents permanent deformation or lattening of faigle rollers. HyDrolysis conventional polyurethane can be badly damaged by water penetration. For many years all faigle rollers have been manufactured exclusively from the hydrolysis-resistant material Pas®-PU 90a-H.


faigle ROLLERS VERSATILE SL ROLLER

HL ROLLER

1-component roller made of PAS ®-80 mod. with slide bearing function

1-component roller with ball bearing and hard tyre made of PAS ®-PA, PAS ®-PP and PAS ®-L

L ROLLER 2 or 3-component roller with slide bearing, roller body made of PAS®-PA or PAS®-PA GF and running surface made of PAS®-PU

Rope sheave with ball bearing and circumferential groove

L ROLLER 2-component roller with ball bearing, roller body made of PAS®-PA GF and running surface made of PAS®-PU

SK ROLLER Flanged roller with ball bearing, roller body made of PAS®-80 mod. and tyre made of steel plate

VB ROLLER 1-component roller with ball bearing or slide bearing and running surface made of PAS®-PU

AR ROLLER 2-component drive roller with ball bearing, roller body made of PAS®-80 GF with circumferential groove for drive belts and tire made of PAS®-PU

HD ROLLER 2-component heavy-duty roller with ball bearing, roller body made of PAS®-PA GF and running surface made of PAS®-PU

RR ROLLER 2-component friction wheel with drive flange, roller body made of PAS®-80 GF and running surface made of PAS®-PU

HD ROLLER 3-component heavy-duty roller with ball bearing, roller body made of metal and running surface made of PAS®-PU

SPECIAL ROLLERS / ASSEMBLIES _ Special ball bearings with flange _ Rollers with pins and circlips _ Belt deflector heads with roller, axle and housing _ Roller with bearing block _ ... and many more

SR ROLLER


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faigle Kunststoffe GmbH Landstrasse 31 A-6971 Hard · Austria T + 43 (0) 5574/6811 F + 43 (0) 5574/6811-1809 kunststoffe@faigle.com www.faigle.com faigle Industrieplast GmbH Grafenweg 31 A-6971 Hard · Austria T + 43 (0) 5574/6 13 10 F + 43 (0) 5574/6 13 10-2003 industrieplast@faigle.com www.faigle.com/industrieplast faigle Igoplast AG Werkstrasse 1 1 CH-9434 Au/SG · Switzerland T + 41 (0)71 747 41 41 F + 41 (0)71 747 41 42 igoplast@faigle.com www.faigle.com/igoplast Suzhou faigle Engineering Plastics Co., Ltd. No. 32–369 Tayuan Road Suzhou New District 215129 Suzhou · China T +86 (0) 512/6536 5886 F +86 (0) 512/6536 5882 office.suzhou@faigle.com www.faigle.com/suzhou

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