Plastic Bushings & Bearings

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  • igus® - Lightweight, cost saving components for the automotive industry0:42

    igus® - Lightweight, cost saving components for the automotive industry

    Try out the iglide® service life calculator here: https://www.igus.com/iglidurConf/Iglidur/Step1 Or book a virtual visit with an igus® expert: https://www.igus.com/info/virtual-visit You can also chec

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  • igus® News 2020 - iglide® PRT Slewing Ring Bearings2:29

    igus® News 2020 - iglide® PRT Slewing Ring Bearings

    Learn more about iglide® PRT slewing rings here: https://www.igus.com/info/slewing-ring-overview And check out this infographic to explore the features of our new lower-profile PRT-04 slewing ring: ht

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  • iglide® - Tech Up Cost Down1:55

    iglide® - Tech Up Cost Down

    Learn more about iglide® plastic bearings here: https://www.igus.com/info/plain-plastic-bearings And read this blog post for 6 lesser known benefits of engineered plastic bearings: https://toolbox.igu

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  • Overview - iglide® PRT Slewing Ring Bearings4:23

    Overview - iglide® PRT Slewing Ring Bearings

    Learn more about iglide® PRT slewing rings here: https://www.igus.com/info/slewing-ring-overview Or check out this infographic to explore the features of our new lower-profile slewing ring, PRT-04: ht

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  • Ready to choose the best plastic bearing for your application?

    Tech Specs
  • Cost-Effective & Grease-Free Water-Pump Bearings Exist!

    Cost-Effective & Grease-Free Water-Pump Bearings Exist!

    In this post, learn about all the advantages offered by switching to water pump bearings made from iglide® highly-engineered plastics.

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  • What Is iglide®? And, What Does It Do Better Than POM?

    What Is iglide®? And, What Does It Do Better Than POM?

    In this post, learn about how to look at the true cost of bearings and why comparing plastic materials can be a bit more complex than you might think.

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  • Top 12 dry-tech® new products 2020 - iglide® & drylin®4:54

    Top 12 dry-tech® new products 2020 - iglide® & drylin®

    Learn more about drylin® here: https://www.igus.com/info/drylin-linear-guides-overview And more on iglide® here: https://www.igus.com/info/plain-plastic-bearings You can also download the 2020 produ

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  • 5 reasons to replace PTFE-lined bearings

    5 reasons to replace PTFE-lined bearings

    Plastic bearings are now designed to stand up to high speeds and loads, extreme temperatures, caustic chemicals, and a wide range of other application requirements. In this infographic, see the top 5

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  • Design Basics: Plastic Bearings

    Design Basics: Plastic Bearings

    A rapidly growing number of industries have replaced traditional metal bearings with advanced plastic materials. However, some engineers without experience with these plastic materials may be reluctan

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  • Do you need the CAD drawings for igus parts?

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  • Breaking the (Injection) Mold

    Breaking the (Injection) Mold

    This white paper details a new plastic material solution that allows engineers and product developers to print parts with wear rates comparable to certain injection-molded components.

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  • Axial Bearings: 2 Cost-Effective Alternatives

    Axial Bearings: 2 Cost-Effective Alternatives

    Designing a machine or system that requires bearings with axial support? Learn about these incredible cost-saving alternatives you may not have known about.

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  • Five Industries That Benefit From Plastic Linear Plain Bearings

    Five Industries That Benefit From Plastic Linear Plain Bearings

    In this post, drylin® Product Manager, Matt Mowry, discusses five industries that greatly benefit from dry-running plastic linear plain bearings.

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  • Want to try iglide plastic bearings for yourself?

    Free sample kit
  • Customer Stories: Engineering the fastest adaptive ski equipment with plastic bushings

    Customer Stories: Engineering the fastest adaptive ski equipment with plastic bushings

    Learn why and how monoskis were developed and how the technology continues to improve and provide a more exhilarating experience to those disabled and otherwise unable to ski.

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  • The Hidden Costs of Bearing Systems & Assemblies

    The Hidden Costs of Bearing Systems & Assemblies

    Read about the hidden costs associated with parts that require lubrication, and how you can avoid them by using self-lubricating plastics.

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  • 3 Tips When Choosing Bearing Dimensions

    3 Tips When Choosing Bearing Dimensions

    There are a lot of application factors that can affect your bearing requirements. Read these 3 tips to keep in mind when choosing your bearing dimensions.

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  • Car Interior: 3 Areas Where Plastic Ball Bearings are Ideal

    Car Interior: 3 Areas Where Plastic Ball Bearings are Ideal

    In this post, read about the various benefits, both in regard to aesthetics and functionality, that plastic ball bearings can offer when designing a car's interior.

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  • Plastic Coupling Rods: Advantages for the Automotive Industry

    Plastic Coupling Rods: Advantages for the Automotive Industry

    In this post, read about plastic coupling rods and learn about all of the advantages that they offer for the automotive industry when compared to metal parts.

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  • Inside the iglide® Test Lab1:34

    Inside the iglide® Test Lab

    See what kind of tests our self-lubricating bearings go through in the test lab! Learn more about our testing facilities on our website: https://www.igus.com/info/plain-bearings-testlaboratory

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  • Shaft considerations for bearing applications part 2: roughness

    Shaft considerations for bearing applications part 2: roughness

    In part 2 of the series we discuss shaft roughness and its effect on complex composite bearings.

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  • 3 Advantages of Using Plastic Plain Bearings in Bicycles

    3 Advantages of Using Plastic Plain Bearings in Bicycles

    Engineered composite plastic plain bearings are resistant to corrosion and wear and are lighter than metal plain bearings. Read this blog post to learn more.

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