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igus® inc.

PO BOX 14349

East Providence

RI 02914

+1 800 521 2747
+1 401 438 7270

Plastic bearings, cable carriers and linear guides used in the agricultural industry

Especially in agricultural applications, you need solutions that can stand up to rough conditions, such as dirt, dust, heat, shock and edge loads. igus® makes this possible with its cable carriers and plastic bearings that are characterized by their outstanding resilience and long service life. These products are used for instance in tractors, disc harrows, fertilisers, hay rakes, field sprayers, seed drills and other agricultural equipment. In many applications, metallic bushings or recirculating ball bearing guides can be replaced by self-lubricating polymer plain bearings.  Increase efficiency and save costs now.

igus® parts used in tractor cabins

1)  iglide® J bearings in mirror adjustment mechanisms
2)  drylin® W guide carriages in motor adjustment mechanisms
3)  drylin® W linear guides in backrest adjustment mechanisms
4)  iglide® G bearings in steering columns
5)  triflex® 3D e-chain® in controls
6)  igubal® double joints in hydraulic valve connections
7)  drylin® W linear guides in backrest adjustment mechanisms
8)  drylin® W linear guides in armrest adjustment mechanisms
9)  E2 cable carrier and chainflex® cables in seat adjustment mechanisms

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iglide® plain plastic bearings

iglide bearings

  • Self-lubricating, corrosion and dirt-resistant
  • UV-resistant, hygienic, vibration-dampening
  • Wear-resistant in dusty and dirty environments
  • Resistant to edge pressures

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igubal® spherical bearings

igubal spherical bearings

  • 100% self-lubricating and maintenance-free
  • Extremely cost-effective and lightweight
  • Dirt and dust resistant, vibration-damping
  • Corrosion-resistant, can be used in liquid

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Custom Parts

custom parts

  • We will manufacture custom plastic bearings for small and large batch orders at a low cost
  • Our experts can help you choose the best high-performance plastic material to meet your requirements

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drylin® linear guides & rails

drylin bearings

  • Dirt-resistant and durable
  • Easy to assemble
  • Lightweight and quiet-running
  • Largest rail variety

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E2/000 cable carriers


  • Smooth, cable-friendly interior surfaces
  • Integrated "brakes" on radial stop dogs
  • Suitable for a wide range of applications
  • Design and material provide long service life

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iglide® plastic gears


  • Injection molded and 3D-printed options
  • Many shaft hubs:  round, d cut and feather key
  • Low-friction, lightweight, dry-running, grease-free
  • Resistant to dirt, dust, corrosion and chemicals

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For further questions or product information, please contact:

Nick Van Tol

Agricultural and Construction Industry Sales Manager


Customer Service:

Monday to Friday from 8 am - 8 pm