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Automotive parts & onboard components: cost-effective & maintenance-free

Running the plastics industry's largest test facility, igus® has invested substantially into the research of material properties, high-speed rotational and linear movements as well as environmental influences.  As a result of these long-term studies, iglide® bearings offer an eight times higher service life than metal bearings while being up to 40% less expensive.

Advantages for the automotive industry:

  • corrosion resistant (aqueous & acidic)
  • dirt resistant
  • performs well under high temperatures and static loads

 

  • customized solutions possible
  • low moisture absorption
  • vibration damping
  • low wear rate


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Which automotive part are you interested in? Choose your product line:

Onboard plain bearings  
Onboard iglide® bearings

  • manufactured as standard or custom part
  • lighter than metal bearings
  • significant noise reduction


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Onboard e-chains  
Onboard e-chains®

  • reduce downtime
  • compact
  • lightweight


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drylin® linear bearings & slides  
Manufacturing equipment and onboard dry-tech® bearings

  • no lubricants required
  • vibration and shock resistant
  • significant noise reduction


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triflex® R robotic cable carriers  
Onboard triflex® R robotic cable carriers

  • reduce downtime
  • easy assembly
  • durable


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High performance polymers for use in the automotive industry

iglide® plain bearings in multiple-joint hinges  
iglide® prevents corrosion in linkage systems

iglide® bearings used in door hinges and linkage joints are corrosion resistant (aqueous and acidic) and electrically conductive, qualifying them for e-coating and thermal recalibration (tolerance compensation).

iglide® bearings in gear  
Low wear and noise reduction in gearbox applications

iglide® bearings are highly wear resistant, vibration damping and corrosion resistant to transmissions fluids and other liquid agents, qualifying them for use in manual transmission gear shafts.

e-chains® in sliding door and tailgate  
e-chains® in onboard applications: lightweight and durable

Smooth and reliable operation in sliding doors and tailgates of vans and SUVs are guaranteed with space-saving designs, lightweight materials and superior performance without maintenance.

Automotive production with triflex® R e-chains® on robots  
triflex® R robotic cable carriers extend service life

Designed to shield cables in the production line from tension and compression, harsh environmental influences and mechanical damage, many customized solutions are available for installation on multi-axes robots as well as in linear assemblies.

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For further questions or product information, please contact:

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Sam Valentine

Automotive Sales Support Engineer

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