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Clever plastics for any bearing application with iglidur®

A video from igus® explores the versatility of iglidur® plastic plain bearings from industrial tribo-polymer specialist, igus® - delivering high performance across the widest range of applications and industries.

iglidur® polymer plain bearings offer versatile, low cost, lubrication and maintenance-free operation across the broadest range of industries and applications, including automotive, aerospace, food and packaging, agriculture and construction. iglidur® plastic bearings are clean and dry-running, eliminating dirt and debris build-up, as well as lightweight and low-wear - with all iglidur® materials extensively tested in the igus® test lab in Cologne, the industry's largest facility for testing plastic plain bearings.

This is why igus® can always offer a solution, even for demanding applications with high loads or those requiring resistance to extreme temperatures, UV rays or chemicals. Furthermore, using iglidur® plain bearings in your application can reduce costs and at the same time increase service life.

igus® in profile
Based in Northampton in the UK, and with global headquarters in Cologne, Germany, igus® is the largest producer of injection moulded polymer bearings and reinforced plastic cable carriers in the world. Product lines include industry-leading e-chain® cable carriers, chainflex® continuous-flex cables, iglidur® plastic plain bearings, igubal® spherical bearings, drylin® linear bearings and guide systems. The company has 26 subsidiaries across 31 countries and employs more than 2150 people worldwide.
With plastic bearing experience since 1964, cable carrier experience since 1971 and continuous-flex cable since 1989, igus® provides the right solution based on 100,000 products available from stock with between 1,500 and 2,500 new products introduction each year

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igus®, e-chain®, readychain®, chainflex®, iglidur®, igubal®, drylin® and manus® are registered trademarks.

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