For more than 30 years, RoHS-compliant iglide® plastic plain bearings have offered a technical and economic advantage over all types of metal plain bearings. iglide® bearings are self-lubricating, maintenance-free, chemical resistant, universally applicable and reduce costs by up to 40 percent. They can withstand extreme temperatures and are suitable for special machine construction, underwater applications, and the food and tobacco industries. iglide® bearings are available in a wide range of standard catalog options, and customization is possible from quantities of one. Upgrade your current bearings and bushings by switching to igus®. By switching to iglide® bearings, customers can increase their technology and reduce their costs by up to 90%. In addtion to these benefits, igus® products offer fast shipping times within 24hrs, online service-life calculators and tools for nearly all product lines, and tested reliability.
iglide® plain bearings are manufactured from innovative high-performance plastics for a wide range of applications. In our test laboratory, all iglide® plastics are tested intensively for coefficients of wear and friction. 10,000 tests per year provide the database for the online service life calculator.
In just four simple steps, the iglide® expert system registers your specific requirements and then provides you with a comprehensive suitability and service life analysis of all iglide® materials. The predictable service life offers high planning reliability to help you save on cost. Try the service life calculator here!
Plastic plain bearings made of polymer compounds are a staple across countless industries because they are durable, can endure heavy loads, and are resistant to many aspects of harsh environments, such as dirt, debris, chemicals, and more. Read the white paper to learn more about iglide® plastic and compare it with conventional plastics.
Whether you're interested in turnkey, fully assembled solutions or looking to build your own customizable project, learn more about how igus® can assist you with a solution based on your specific application and requirements. Contact us via the form below or call us at (800) 521-2747 to discuss your project today!