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Fireproof, maintenance-free, cost-effective solutions for the railway industry

motion plastics® are polymer bearing technology, energy chains and fail-safe cables from igus® which, thanks to their outstanding qualities, help you to master the challenges you face. In the igus® test laboratory, the largest in the industry, these qualities have been tested and verified, and have also proven themselves in practice.


    • Numerous igus® products meet Hazard Level 3 according to DIN EN 45545.
    • Special plain bearing materials fulfil requirement sets R22 and R23, while certain cables fulfil R15 and R16.
    • Service life can be calculated with free online tools
    • motion plastics® achieve weight savings
    • Vibration-dampening bearing technology
    • Maintenance-free bearing technology without any additional lubrication
    • High temperature resistance from -58 °F to +338 °F

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    E-Z chain®

    E-Z chain®

    Quickly filled energy chain for the smallest installation spaces with UL94-V2 approval. Dirt-resistant, cost-effective


    chainflex® CFSPECIAL.414 for rail vehicles

    Specially designed for rail vehicles applications. The jacket material is halogen free, flame retardant, non-toxic and has a low smoke density.

    Micro flizz®

    Micro flizz®

    Acceleration up to 164 ft/s2, absolutely free of maintenance

    Plastic plain bearing with V0 classification pursuant to UL94

    Self-lubricating and maintenance-free

    V0 classification pursuant to UL94

    High wear-resistance

    Universal applicability

    drylin R

    drylin® R linear bearing

    Corrosion-free, wear-resistant, dirt-repellant

    igubal rod end

    igubal® rod end bearings CL

    Dirt-repellant, light, corrosion-resistant


    drylin® lead screw units

    Maintenance-free dry-running operations, low-noise, resistant to dust and dirt

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