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Application examples with iglidur® plain bearings

Outstanding polymer plain bearings for extreme operating conditions of all kinds: iglidur base polymers make them wear-resistant, fibres and fillers ensure maximum load capacity and incorporated solid lubricants make additional lubricants superfluous and the iglidur plain bearings maintenance-free. They have already been tested thousands of times in practice and proven millions of times in applications.

Here, iglidur plain bearings are in use

Infusion pumps

Clean and maintenance-free plastic plain bearings ensure smooth movement in infusion pumps.

Infusion pumps    

A hoeing machine for weeding

iglidur plain bearings ensure smooth operation in heavy-duty equipment for construction machines.

A hoeing machine for weeding    

Robot for underwater inspection

The iglidur plastic bearings make bearing points of an underwater inspection robot free of corrosion and maintenance.

Robot for underwater inspection    

Trabant wheel suspension

This Trabant was retrofitted with maintenance-free iglidur plastic bearings for pivoting movements in the wheel suspension.

Trabant wheel suspension    

Decapping machine

Dry-operating plastic bearings in machines for uncorking and unscrewing bottle caps

Decapping machine    

Screen adjustment

Plastic plain bearings ensure smooth and hygienic mounting of, for example, pivot arms in hospitals

Screen adjustment    

Pedals for construction and agricultural machines

Lubrication-free plastic bearings ensure smooth pedal movements despite exposure to dust and dirt.

Pedals for construction and agricultural machines    

Harvester

Lubrication-free bearings from igus have been performing reliably for years in harvesters from AGCO Feucht GmbH

Harvester    

Farm loaders

The iglidur plain bearings are used in farm loaders at various locations. Thanks to their specifications, you save costs and time right from the production stage.

Farm loaders    

Cleaning machine for solar surfaces

The iglidur plain bearings provide maintenance-free and lubrication-free bearing points in a semi-automatic cleaning machine for solar surfaces.

Cleaning machine for solar surfaces    

Racing motorcycle

Krämer Motorcycles uses plastic bearings at various bearing points on this racing motorcycle. For example in the link, brake and shifting system.

Racing motorcycle    

Aircraft tow bar

Lubrication-free and weather-resistant iglidur plain bearings are used in innovative coupling bars for aircraft handling

Aircraft tow bar    

Hydraulic cylinder

iglidur plain bearings have excellent coefficients of friction. This is why the company Chapel relies on iglidur materials for their hydraulic cylinders.

Hydraulic cylinder    

Rotary knobs for household appliances

For its premium household appliances, V-Zug relies on wear-resistant iglidur plain bearings to achieve a particularly good tactile feel.

Rotary knobs for household appliances    

Grab and high dump bucket

The iglidur plain bearings ensure smooth movements in highly stressed equipment for construction machinery

Grab and high dump bucket    

Filling system

Due to special hygiene regulations, this bottling plant must operate free of lubricants. The solution: iglidur J plain bearings.

Filling system    

Straightening technology

Quick, straight, precise: this is how the requirements in sheet metal machining can be summarized. Sophisticated straightening technology makes all this possible.

Straightening technology    

Veneer assembling
machine

Pivot and rotate under pressure - High-performance polymers in wood working.

Veneer assembling  machine    

Technical brushes

A builder of technical brush making machinery known world-wide, uses plain bearings from the igus® product range.

Technical brushes    

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태양광 에너지 (무급유) 지속 가동

광전지 추적 시스템    

Heavy-duty applications for igus® bearings in the field

Lubrication-free iglidur® plain bearings ensure a maintenance-free operation and master high loads in agriculture

Heavy-duty applications for igus® bearings in the field    

Bottling machines

Since the clamping stars in this bottling plant were equipped with polymer bearings, the service life has almost doubled.

Bottling machines    

Gitec Webmaschinen

Gitec uses lubrication-free polymer plain bearings in an innovative weaving machine

Gitec Webmaschinen    

Root ball transplanter

Root ball transplanters are indispensable tools for tree nurseries and for garden and landscaping businesses.

Root ball transplanter    

Liquid manure tank truck

Rugged liquid manure tank trucks are used for the economic distribution of biogas manure. In the steered pendular axles, lubricant-free polymer bearings defy all adverse conditions.

Liquid manure tank truck    

Mounted sweepers

Maintenance-free polymer plain bearings for rugged mounted sweepers

Mounted sweepers    

가동형 및 고정형 제재용 톱

이동형 및 고정형 제재용 톱에 적용한 무급유 베어링.

가동형 및 고정형 제재용 톱    

Sausage link cutting machines

Clean, durable, and maintenance-free: polymer plain bearings in the food industry.

Sausage link cutting machines    

3D Printing machine

This 3D printer was constructed with almost no ready-made components.

3D Printing machine    

Fully automatic tire fitting lines

No more expensive repairs

Fully automatic tire fitting lines    

Ergonomic office chair

Lubrication-free plastic bearings for ergonomic office chair

Ergonomic office chair    

Centrifugal clutch

This centrifugal clutch is used in 2-stroke racing machines.

Centrifugal clutch    

igus® plain bearings in bottling plants

Küppersbusch GmbH manufactures customer-specific beverage filling systems with igus® bearing technology.

igus® plain bearings in bottling plants    

Prosthetic hand with individual plain bearings made of iglidur® bar stock

The bearings machined from iglidur® J bar stock are corrosion-resistant and have a low wear rate.

Prosthetic hand with individual plain bearings made of iglidur® bar stock    

Melting probe with iglidur® bar stock

A media-resistant bearing for small installation spaces was made from iglidur® bar stock.

Melting probe with iglidur® bar stock    

Multihead weigher

Plain and linear bearings from igus® in multihead weighers

Multihead weigher    

Boat cranes

In contrast to metal and bronze bearings, the igus® bearings do not corrode due to their high-performance polymer structure and are for this reason the ideal choice for underwater application.

Boat cranes    

Crank Brothers - Premium components

Plastic plain bearings from igus® prove their mettle during the mountain bike ride through fields and meadows.

Crank Brothers - Premium components    

Rollercoaster

iglidur® Z plain bearings in a roller coaster at Six Flags Theme Park have significantly reduced costs.

Rollercoaster    

오일 플랫폼

drylin® plastic plain bearings in an inspection device for offshore drilling riser

오일 플랫폼    
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