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igus® inc.

PO BOX 14349

East Providence

RI 02914

+1 800 521 2747
+1 401 438 7270

iglide® A500, plate bar stock

  • Compliant with EC regulation 10/2011 EC
  • FDA compliant
  • Temperature resistant from -140 °F to +480 °F
  • High chemical resistance

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Product description
iglide® bar stock A500
Plain bearings made from iglide® A500 can be used at high temperatures and are permitted for use in direct contact with foodstuffs (FDA-compliant). They exhibit an
exceptionally good chemical resistance and are suitable for heavy-duty use in and around machinery for the food industry. Though iglidur® A500 is an extremely soft material, it simultaneously possesses an excellent compressive strength even at high temperatures.
Material properties
  • Compliant with EC regulation 10/2011 EC
  • FDA compliant
  • For temperature resistance from -140 °C
  • up to +480 °C
  • High chemical resistance
Typical application areas
When to use it?
  • When FDA compliance is required
  • When high chemical resistance is required
  • Good abrasion resistance
  • Temperature resistant from -140 °F to +480 °C
When not to use it?
  • If extremely high wear resistance is required, then iglide® X6 or iglide® Z
  • If high temperature or chemical resistance is not required, then iglide® A180 or iglide® A200
  • If a cost-effective universal bearing is required, then iglide® G or iglide® P
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Certificates and standards
RoHS compliant
According to 2011/65/EU (RoHS 2)
Technical data

Application Assistance

For further questions or product information, please contact:

Preston Souza

Dry-tech Product Specialist


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