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iglidur®AC500 round bar

For high temperatures

iglidur AC500 is a further development of the A500 material, which is detectable and has an optimised service life. Finished components made from AC500 bar stock are approved for direct contact with food. They exhibit an exceptionally good chemical resistance and are suitable for heavy-duty use in machinery for the food industry. The use of cleaning agents where AC500 bar stock is in use is therefore not a problem.

Tech up

Tech up

  • Wear-resistant material for the food area
  • Suitable for high operating temperatures
  • FDA and EU10-compliant
  • Visually detectable

cost down

Cost down



In the test, the wear of iglidur A500 and iglidur AC500 was investigated in a rotation test, p= 1MPa, v= 0.3m/s.



Wear test with 304 SS and high grade steel shaft

AC500 convinces with even longer service life

Wear test with 304 SS shaft

  • iglidur A500: 0.49 μm/km
  • iglidur AC500: 0.19 μm/km
Wear test with high grade steel shaft
  • iglidur A500: 0.54 μm/km
  • iglidur AC500: 0.16 μm/km


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