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Plain bearings made of iglidur® high-performance polymers

An easy and reliable way to find the most cost-effective plain bearing solution that works. As a standard part from stock or made according to your specifications with no minimum order quantity.
This is the core idea of iglidur polymer plain bearings.

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Plain bearings in different shapes  

Choose from more than 8,500 sizes compatible with established plain bearing standards and further established types of bearing.

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Special and drawing parts

A plain bearing drawing on the screen becomes an actual iglidur plain bearing  

Special parts according to your specifications. We quickly help you to find the optimum solution made with our modern manufacturing methods.

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Personal consultation

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Our employees are happy to advise you via e-mail, phone or in a personal meeting. Simply choose your preferred means of contact.  

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This is what our customers say about iglidur plain bearings

Lemken lowers costs and minimises maintenance work

"The working time saved by using maintenance-free plain bearings, is a very strong argument for plastic plain bearings today"
Lemken GmbH & Co. KG uses plain bearings made of iglidur in the overload elements in soil cultivating machines -  so-called cultivators.  

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Crank Brothers pedals withstand the high-pressure cleaner

"As a result, the iglidur plain bearings reached an 8 times longer service life than the solution originally conceived by the manufacturer. “
The manufacturer of premium components for mountain bikes uses iglidur plain bearings in the pedal bearings one the inside.  

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ANYWAYdoors removes squeaking in rotating doors

"Our requirement was for the doors to complete 200,000 cycles with a 90° opening movement, and for the hinges to do the same without failure"
ANYWAYdoors manufactures high-quality door for interiors whose pivotal point can be placed individually.  

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Optimal-Vertrieb Opitz GmbH reduces costs due to the absence of a need for lubrication

"This allows us not only to dispense with grease nipples at the critical points of the machine but also with the expensive storage of parts produced in our own factory. "
iglidur plain bearings are used in the hydraulic connections of Optima tree spades and withstand forces of up to 150 kN.

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Nowy Styl lowers costs by 50% for bearing points

"For a chair in this price segment, squeaking, creaking or juddering should never actually occur.  The feared stick-slip effect does not occur anywhere and all settings function reliably and without noise. “
The office and contract chair manufacturer Nowy Styl now relies on iglidur plastic plain bearings from igus GmbH.

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Atoma optimises hygienic design in weighing flaps

"The weighing systems come into direct contact with the product and are arranged directly above the packaging machines. Therefore, the components must be lubrication-free. “
For this reason, Atoma GmbH installs iglidur plain bearings in the discharge mechanisms of the weighing containers.

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Largest test lab in the industry

Test laboratory with test rigs for plain bearings  

We carry out tests so that you do not have to experiment. Find out how our high-performance polymers are tested in the industry's largest test laboratory. We also carry out individual customer tests here.

Knowledge base

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Here you can find answers to the most important questions regarding iglidur plain bearings. Compiled and answered in detail by our experts in the area of plain bearing technology.  

iglidur plain bearings in use

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More and more design and maintenance engineers rely on our plain bearings for moving applications. They are up to 40 percent more cost-effective than metal solutions, delivered quickly, maintenance- and lubrication-free.