MRO Magazine

PODCAST:The importance of plastic products in MRO


Engineering

November 17, 2021
By Mario Cywinski


Industries

GUEST: Kevin Wright, Country Manager, igus Canada Inc.

TOPIC: The importance of plastic products in MRO

DESCRIPTION:  In this episode, we speak with Kevin Wright about the importance of plastic products in maintenance, reliability, and operations. Major focuses are bearings and cables.

The discussion looks at what machines and equipment can use plastic, what are the benefits, how it can improve operations, and how plastic products differ from other materials. We look at how plastic bearings differ from others, their lifespan, what applications are best, and any drawbacks.

Also covered at what industries use plastic products, and how sustainable the products are.

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Photo: Igus.

Kevin Wright is Country Manager with igus Canada Inc. Kevin joined igus in 2000 with 20 plus years experience in the industrial and mechanical engineering field. Since joining igus, he has held roles in Sales, Product and Business management.

Wright has focused on using motion plastics to improve lifetime, and to reduce maintenance and overall cost of customer’s products, becoming a leader in moving energy and motion plastics.