Plain bearings, linear guides and coupling joints by igus have been designed for dynamic use and tough environments. The high-performance polymers used withstand extreme temperatures, vibrations, shocks, dirt and corrosion. They are lubrication-free, durable, maintenance-free and quiet; in addition, the low weight of the polymer bearings leads to a higher performance of the entire construction and a reduction in CO2 emissions.
In the course of e-mobility and hence quieter motors, requirements regarding components and modules have increased: they have to be as noiseless as possible and ideally have dampening properties (BSR: buzz, squeak and rattle). Noises always arise where components interact with each other and friction occurs. igus polymers minimise the coefficient of friction and hence result in less wear and a quieter operation.
Cost-effective alternative to conventional lead screw drives made of metal
Individual design, uncomplicated system integration, short delivery times
Wide variety of materials and complete absence of a need for lubrication or maintenance
Almost silent operation, ideal for small installation spaces
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High helix, trapezoidal and metric threads
Highest level of efficiency also in dry operation
Corrosion-free and dirt-resistant
Long service life, quiet and vibration-free due to high performance polymers
Compact design for confined spaces
Various spring preloads for defined displacement forces
Quiet running and no rattling
No stick-slip effect
Individual dimensions and versions can be realised quickly
Rotatable end pieces
iglidur plain bearings are resistant to high static loads up to 120 MPa without problems. To compensate tolerances, the plain bearings use high temperatures for drying after the e-coating.
iglidur plain bearings are used in door hinges and multiple-joint hinges as they are corrosion-free, compensate for tolerances, are suitable for e-coating and operate noiselessly.
iglidur plain bearings are not only media-resistant but also more cost-effective than ceramic and carbon-graphite bearings. They operate silently and, due to hydrodynamic lubrication, easily cope with high surface speeds.
In the industry's largest test laboratory for plastics iglidur plain bearings, drylin linear technology and igubal coupling joints are put through their paces. The focus is on the examination of the tribological properties of different material pairings and the testing of assemblies. The results are entered into our tools to calculate service life and allow for precise predictions regarding their durability.
Upon request, igus carries out customer tests so as to check the use of the products under completely unique conditions.