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3D printed bearings

Custom 3D-printed plain bearings from igus® are made from our high-performance polymers that have been proven to last up to 50 times longer than standard 3D-printing materials inside moving applications. We extensively test our engineered composite plastic iglide® materials inside our 41,000-square-foot test lab to ensure every 3D-printed part offers exceptional wear resistance comparable to injection-molded components. All igus® 3D printed bearings are low-friction, maintenance-free and self-lubricating. Production of our 3D-printed bearings takes a maximum of 72 hours, and any special shape or size is possible. We produce 3D-printed components for prototypes and small batches, no minimum order quantity required!

Advantages of 3D-printed bearings

  • All special shapes and sizes possible
  • Produced within a maximum of 72 hours
  • Tribological properties comparable to injection-molded parts
  • Quantities of approximately 1 to 4,000 pieces


Configure and purchase 3D printed bearings with our 3D Print Service

  • Upload CAD file
  • Check for weak points if necessary
  • Select printing method and iglide® polymer
  • Specify required quantity
  • Check price and order

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iglidur filaments and powders for the 3D printing of your component

Filament and laser sintering powder made of iglide® polymer

  • Up to 50 times more abrasion resistant than standard material
  • Wear-resistant components for prototypes and small batches
  • Simple processing
  • Ideal for tribological applications
  • Self-lubricating and dirt resistant

Learn more about 3D printing materials

View our 3D-printing test lab

We extensively test the tribological properties of our engineered composite plastics inside our 41,000-square-foot test lab to ensure every 3D-printed part will last 50 times longer than typical 3D-printing materials inside moving applications.

View the 3D printing test lab
3D printed gear made of iglidur polymer in tribology test

Discuss your project with a 3D Printing expert

Whether you're interested in turnkey, fully assembled solutions or looking to build your own customizable project, let us assist you with a solution based on your specific application and requirements. Contact us via the form below or call us at (800) 521-2747 to discuss your project today!

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