Bearings and cable management for the automotive industry

Plastic plain bearings for the automotive industry  

Plain Bearings

in cars

Plastic plain bearings - ideal for use in cars, such as the drive-train, the pedal mechanisms, and the transmission.

Energy supply systems in the automotive manufacturing industry  

Energy supply systems

Equipment in the automotive industry

Reliable energy supply systems in production lines, indoor cranes, robot arms and other areas of car production.

Energy supply systems in cars  

Energy supply


Use of energy supply solutions in cars.

Application examples of plastic products in the automotive industry  


Plain bearings for cars

Use of maintenance-free plastic products in cars and in car production.

Application examples of energy supply systems in cars  


Energy supply systems in cars

Applications with energy supply systems in cars.

2015 news for automotive industry

Custom iglide® injection molded parts

Besides a large standard range of standard plain bearings, there are bearing solutions customized for each individual case with added value. igus® provides you both - from one source!

Custom iglide® injection molded parts    

Now 16 iglide®
full range materials ...

At your fingertips – the most cost effective bearing that is guaranteed to work

Now 16 iglide®  full range materials ...    

… good to shafts … in case of heavy duty

iglide® Q290 shows outstanding service life in agricultural and similar heavy duty applications, especially on frequently encountered "soft" shafts (e.g. galvanized).

… good to shafts … in case of heavy duty    

Tribo coating … custom

Is it the beginning of new possibilities? The requirements for the tribo-coating of metallic components are as varied as the sliding partner.

Tribo coating … custom    

… new intermediate sizes of bar stock

New iglide® bar stock diameters of 15, 25, 35, 45 and 55 mm for more efficient production of self-lubricating and maintenance free components ...

… new intermediate sizes of bar stock    

iglide® T500 bar stock

Units of iglide® T500 for free design

iglide® T500 bar stock    

Dampening …

iglide® M250 bar stock for applications that demand a bearing material with excellent vibration dampening properties.

Dampening …    

... wide variety ...

The fast-and-slow-motion specialist iglide® J is available as tube in three diameters.

... wide variety ...    

... Fast production …

speedicut: machined special parts from iglide® materials

... Fast production …    

iglide® product finder for semi-finished goods

iglide® product finder, quickly find the right iglide® material

iglide® product finder for semi-finished goods    

... tribo-tape in new widths from stock ...

Even more variety in stock! Program extended with the widths 20, 50 and 500 mm (0.5 mm thickness).

... tribo-tape in new widths from stock ...    

… desired Design

As a specially tailored, by-the-meter product or freely designed prefabricated parts: We produce your required product in the required width with iglide® Tribo-Tape.

… desired Design    

... tribo-tape black in new widths from stock

Especially where the iglide® Tribo-Tape is a visible part, the new black option now offers even more design freedom.

... tribo-tape black in new widths from stock    

highly wear-resistant... from the roll ...

The new highly wear-resistant iglide® Tribo-Tape made of the iglide® V400 material with stands the upper long-term application temperatures of +392 °F and is extremely resistant to media.

highly wear-resistant... from the roll ...    

… one material - from prototype to series …

The new Tribo-Filament iglide® J260 is the first standard igus® material that is printable, available as bar stock and injection molding part.

… one material - from prototype to series …    

iglide® plain bearing expert

Using the iglide® plain bearings expert you can get, after only a few inputs about your application, an overview of suitable iglide® materials

iglide® plain bearing expert    

iglide® product finder

iglide® product finder takes you to the right bearing in a flash

iglide® product finder    

iglide® on tour - 56 iglide® bearings on board

iglide® on tour - 56 iglide® bearings on board

iglide® on tour - 56 iglide® bearings on board    

Current news for the automotive industry

snap on clip bearings  

Connect & rest

Clip On-Design

e.g For use in seat and roof systems

Axial tolerance compensation

Captive pre-assembly possible

Electrically conductive materials are optionally available

Pressure-resistant materials up to 1,160 psi

Quality assurance at igus®  

Quality from igus®

Advanced product quality planning (APQP), initial samples
according to PPAP and the compliance of the EU ordinance on old cars are a matter of course for us in automotive projects.

test rigs  

Tribological test rigs in the igus® test lab

With customer-specific tests at tribological test rigs in the dry-tech® test lab we find the solution for your application.

save time  

Save 4 x time
Save 4 x costs

and cutting process costs at the same time

Fast assembly

Quick Selection

Individual consultation

Fast delivery

Coupling rods for gear shift mechanisms in transmissions  

Coupling rods for gear ... a mechanical connecting element between two components. Up to 482°F operating temperature.

iglide® X6  

iglide® X6 for pressure control valve, among other things

for operating temperatures from -148°F to +482°F in continuous operation.


about igus®

Lower costs and raise service life by eliminating lubrication and lowering maintenance works.

Products and references for the automotive industry

iglide in the car  

iglide® in the car

Replace metallic bearings with state-of-the-art plastic plain bearings.

solutions for plates  

Solutions for plates

Special products from igus® for use in sheet-metal components in automobile applications.

Recalibration of KTL paint operations  

Draws precision from the crude

Low clearance iglide® plain bearing through re-calibration during E-coating.

Plastic plain bearing properties  

General information on iglide® plain bearings

Plain bearing properties, the self-lubricating effect, predictable material properties, etc.

iglide web shop  

iglide® product overview

On-line shop

iglide® plain bearing on-line catalog with prices

Plain bearing materials for the automotive industry  

Plain bearing materials

For the automotive industry

Overview of the most important igus® materials for automobile applications.

custom made  

iglide® special parts

Everything is possible - iglide® special parts and solutions.

more automotive products  

More products

Linear guide bearing, energy supply systems and more igus® products for your automotive application.

Predictable plain bearings  

Development & Production

iglide® plain bearings signify the step from the plastic bushing to the tested and proven and thereby predictable machine element.

question on a application  

Fast quote for you application

In the automotive industry

Just tell us your requirements and we will send our offer.

online tools  

Lower process costs

with online tools

Easily find and configure igus® products

Automotive industry media

Automotive brochure (PDF)  

Automotive onboard brochure


Now faster and simpler designing in the automotive industry with 3D CAD formats for various systems.

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