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Self-lubricating & maintenance-free plastic components for the furniture industry

High-strength plastic products from igus® have been trusted for years due to their proven durability in various industrial applications. Plastic plain bearings and energy supply systems work particularly well in applications that must remain clean and lubricant-free.  In the furniture and furnishing industry, developing clean-finished and lightweight products is essential. igus® products help meet these requirements, as they are suitable for use in pull-out tables, furniture that pivots or rotates, flexible sofa components using fine-shaped linear guides, elegant and secure cable feeds and adjustable chairs.


  • Self-lubricating for longer service-life
  • Silent operation and smooth gliding
  • Wide range of sizes and versions, suitable for very small spaces
  • Cost-effective, and easy, straightforward assembly
  • Available from stock, ready for shipment from 24 hours

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Shop e-chain® and triflex® cable carriers below:

Cable protection systems - effective for all cable connections

Stylish and suitable for cables and lines, whether they're in the office or at home. The mounting and guidance of electrical cables, for instant in electrical adjustments, electronic devices or light sources, is important for safe operation and matching optics of furniture. There are various versions of e-chain® systems® from igus®, making them the ideal solution for almost every application. e-chain® systems can also be developed specifically for the number of cables that you require.

e-chain® ZF14  
e-chain® ZF14

  • Cost-effective
  • Quick to fill
  • Aesthetic design
  • Easy to mount
  • Long service life

e-chain® ZF14  
E-Z Chain®

  • Cost-effective
  • Very lightweight and quick to fill
  • Rotating motions possible
  • Available with interior separation

OCR e-chain®  
OCR e-chain®

  • 3 (round) / 2 (square) chambers for simple separation
  • Flexible and locking links
  • Mounting brackets with magnets for easy attachment

triflex® R light  
triflex® R light

  • Cost-effective
  • Fast filling
  • 3D movement
  • Long service life

triflex® R easy  
triflex® R easy

  • Visual protection
  • Enclosed and durable
  • 3D movement
  • Long service life

triflex® TRE  
triflex® E easy

  • Geometric shape
  • Visual protection
  • Enclosed and durable
  • 3D movement
  • Long service life

Shop drylin® linear guides and hybrid bearings below:

drylin® linear guides from igus® have operated successfully in various industrial applications, including medical technology, camera technology, and furniture. drylin® linear guide systems offer an appealing finish to linear movements and furniture fittings, such as in drawers, shelves, doors or tables.

drylin W  
drylin® W profile guides

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

drylin® N  
drylin® N flat guides

  • Low height between 6 and 12 mm
  • Lightweight
  • Rails in silver or black anodize
  • 4 rail widths between 17-80 mm

drylin W bearing  
drylin® W hybrid roller bearing

  • Roller made from plastic
  • Liner made of iglide® J
  • Low drive force, coefficient of friction 0,04–0,05 μ
  • Cost-effective roller bearing
  • Combined with 7 linear profile rails

Shop iglide® bearings below:

iglide® bearings are made of high-performance plastic for easy joint movement, as well as silent and clean-running operation. They function efficiently in every rotation, swing, or wherever the base of movement lies. igus® offers a complete kit for your applications that work well alongside many installation sizes, designs and materials. igus® bearings are always durable, lightweight and self-lubricating.

iglide® G300  
iglide® G300

  • Most popular iglide® material worldwide
  • High wear resistance
  • Resistance to dust and dirt
  • Cost-effective

iglide® J  
iglide® J

  • The versatile endurance runner, highly resistant to wear on (nearly) all shafts with very low coefficients of friction
  • Low wear against different shaft materials
  • Low coefficients of friction in dry operation
  • Vibration-dampening

iglide® PRT  
iglide® PRT Slewing Rings

  • Polymer slewing rings for rotary movements
  • Durable and corrosion-resistant
  • Self-lubricating
  • For high loads and low to medium surface speeds

Application examples

Cable protection with triflex® R

With consistent yet flexible shape, triflex®R energy chains conceal every cable in a neat and orderly manner.

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Adjust computer monitor height with E2 mini e-chain®

Even in the office this monitor mount cuts a good figure. Why? All cables vanish thanks to the energy chain E2 mini. Thus order prevails on the desktop and the unessential is concealed. The series E2 mini is extremely space-saving, simple and low cost.

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Laterally extendable table with DryLin® R linear plain bearings

This table is transverse, then extended in width. The special feature is an elaborate wooden table top, which is cut into slats and functionally stretch like flat springs and thereby can be extended.

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"Screen Lifter" with drylin® linear guides

At many events, such as tradeshows and conference, huge TV displays (up to 108") are used. To safely transport and set up these big and heavy screens (up to 400 kilograms), the "Screen Lifter" was developed. 

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Ergonomic office chair with iglide® plastic plain bearings

Self-lubricating plastic bearings for ergonomic office chairs.

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Designer side table with iglide® G bearings

A maintenance and self-lubricating solution to deploy the storage compartment was found by using an iglide® G bearing.

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