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igus® inc.

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RI 02914

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Optimize cars and production with Tribo-turbo

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Advantages of our automotive production solutions:

Reduce cost by 40%

Reduce weight by 80%

100% less maintenance and self-lubricating

Individual custom-made products


Predictable service life


Especially durable

High performance polymers for use in the automotive industry

iglidur® plain bearings in multiple-joint hinges  
iglide® prevents corrosion in multiple-joint hinges

iglide® bearings are used in, i.e. door and multiple-joint hinges, as they are corrosion-free, compensate tolerances, are suitable for e-coating and run silently.

iglidur® bearings in gear  
Robust, noise-dampening bearings in the gearbox

iglide® bearings are resistant to transmission oil, noise-dampening and avoid contact corrosion. Therefore, they have been used in shift forks and outer operational applications for many years.

e-chains® in sliding door and tailgate  
e-chains® save weight and are reliable guides

e-chains® are characterised by low weight and long service life. They are ideal for guiding cables in sliding doors and tailgates.

Automotive production with triflex® R e-chains® on robots  
e-chains® increase service life

e-chains® are ideal for protecting very stressed cables in the automotive production and can be tailored individually to your application.

Tested in the laboratory

igus® test laboratory  

All products are tested in the igus® test laboratory, the largest in the industry, under real conditions with regard to wear and durability. Therefore, their service life can be precisely predicted. Upon request, igus® carries out customer tests to check the use of the products under totally individual conditions.

Tried and tested on the road

iglide® on tour: a Smart car equipped with 56 bearings.  

In the context of the campaign iglide® on tour, this Smart car was equipped with 56 iglide® bearings and was driven around the world. This project does not only show how well the igus® bearings perform, but also how the material serves a variety of purposes.

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