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Plastic Plain Bearings Extend Service Life & Reduce Costs by 40%

iglide® plastic plain bearings from igus® are cost-effective, self-lubricating, maintenance-free and universally applicable: they are suitable for , special machine construction, underwater applications or the food and tobacco industries. They are applicable in extreme temperatures and have a high chemical resistance. iglide® plain bearings are available in a wide range of standard catalog options, and customization is possible from quantities of 1.

For more than 30 years, the RoHS compliant iglide® plain bearings have offered a technical and economic advantage over all types of metallic plain bearings.

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30+ years of experience = predictable service life

iglide® plain bearings are manufactured from innovative high-performance plastics for a wide range of applications. In the igus® test laboratory all iglide® plastics are tested intensively for coefficients of wear and friction. 10,000 tests per year provide the data base for the online service life calculator. In just four steps, the iglide® expert system registers your requirements and then provides you with a comprehensive suitability and service life analysis of all iglide® materials. The predicted service life offers high planning reliability and saves costs. Ask for a free sample!

100% self-lubricating and maintenance free

Corrosion-free and hygienic

Good edge-load resistance

Wear-resistant in dusty and dirty environments

Savings potential up to 40%

No minimum order cost or quantity

Shipped from stock in as little as 24 hours

Service life can be calculated online

7,000 plain bearing types from stock - the world's largest standard range

iglide® G300  
iglide® G300 - The all-around performer

Maintenance-free, dry operation

High abrasion resistance

Resistance to dust and dirt

Over 650 sizes available from stock

iglide® J  
iglide® J - The fast and slow motion specialist

Low wear against different shaft materials

Low coefficients of friction running dry


Low humidity absorption

custom bearings  
Custom bearings

  • Manufactured according to your individual requirements
  • Made to order in any quantity
  • Customized for your specs in the most cost-effective way
  • Depending on methods required, the bearings can be delivered within 24 hours

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Plain bearings shop  
Ready for delivery in 24-48 hours

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More information about plain bearings

Plain bearing developments  
News 2018

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Plain bearings sample box  
Plain bearings sample box

Discover and try out solutions for your application.

Service life calculator Plain bearings  
Service life calculator

Simply enter application parameters and get the expected service life.

Plain bearing test laboratory  

135 trillion test movements every year

Bearing application examples

Beverage filling machines

Increased service life

Newly used two-component polymer bearing could virtually double the service life.

Bottling machines

Weaving machines

100% self-lubricating

Vibrating axes in 24/7 operation are mounted on igus® plain bearings.

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More than 400 applications

In a wide range of industries, solutions are technically improved and costs saved by the use of plastic plain bearings.

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I would be happy to answer your questions in person

Nicole Lang

iglide® Product Manager

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Monday to Friday from 7 am - 8 pm