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igus® inc.

PO BOX 14349

East Providence

RI 02914

+1 800 521 2747
+1 401 438 7270

igubal® spherical bearing applications

The igubal® self-aligning bearing range, which incorporates rod ends, clevis joints, flange bearings, pressfit bearings and pillow blocks, can be used in the most demanding applications. The self-aligning bearings are corrosion resistant despite humid or wet conditions and can withstand temperatures ranging from between -22 to +176 °F. They are injection molded from high performance, low cost iglide® plastics, which are completely insensitive to dirt and dust.

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Gaming & movie seats

iglide® L280 plastic bushings and igubal® pillow block bearings in home theater, gaming and movie theater seats.

Electric utility vehicle

These electric utility vehicles use igubal® pillow blocks in their steering shafts and igubal® clip bearings in their suspension systems.

Process engineering

Plastic rod end bearings in CD/DVD production machinery

Hydrogen-powered car

igubal® plastic rod end bearings and iglide® plain bearings in a hydrogen-powered vehicle

Rescue Robot

Robot using igubal® pillow block bearings wins 2006 RoboCup Junior World Championship


iglide® G300 plastic bushings, drylin® N linear slides and igubal® rod ends are used in this inspection device for an offshore drilling riser.

Pipe organ

iglide® J plastic bushings and igubal® rod ends and clevis joints for traditional pipe organs.

Application Assistance

For further questions or product information, please contact:

Preston Souza

Product Manager - Startups Business Units


Customer Service:

Monday to Friday from 8 am - 8 pm