Plastic Bushings & Bearings

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  • How to choose the right piston ring for your application

    How to choose the right piston ring for your application

    Slot design, fixing groove depth and width, and material all play an important role in the performance and lifetime of your piston ring.

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  • How high temperatures affect plastic plain bearings

    How high temperatures affect plastic plain bearings

    At what point are temperatures "too high" for plastic plain bearings? You could check the material's data sheet, but that info is usually an approximate figure applied under certain conditions.

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  • Brief Overview - iglide® Food & Packaging FDA Materials1:57

    Brief Overview - iglide® Food & Packaging FDA Materials

    To learn more about igus® solutions for the packaging industry, visit this webpage: https://www.igus.com/info/industries-packaging-industry You can also learn more about iglide® bearing materials her

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  • Brief Overview - iglide® GKF Shafting0:59

    Brief Overview - iglide® GKF Shafting

    Learn more about GKF shafting here: https://www.igus.com/info/gkf-shafting Contact igus® here with any questions or to discuss GKF solutions your application: https://www.igus.com/info/contact-igus

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  • igus® Products: iglide® Overview1:33

    igus® Products: iglide® Overview

    igus® is a leading, global manufacturer of engineered plastic components. For more than 50 years, we have developed innovative solutions for moving applications in almost every industry. Our iglide® p

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  • xiros® Ball Bearings Overview: Self-lubricating, Maintenance-free2:52

    xiros® Ball Bearings Overview: Self-lubricating, Maintenance-free

    xiros® plastic ball bearings do not require any external lubricants, which enables dry-running, maintenance-free operation. We also rigorously test xiros® inside our 41,000-square-foot lab at our head

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  • igus® 3D Print Service Overview4:34

    igus® 3D Print Service Overview

    What is the igus® 3D print service and how can it be useful for you? iglide® Bearings Product Manager Nicole Lang explains in this video. You’ll also learn about our self-lubricating, maintenance-free

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  • igus in the news: VP Rick Abbate discusses 3D printing and the future of additive manufacturing

    igus in the news: VP Rick Abbate discusses 3D printing and the future of additive manufacturing

    Design News caught up with Vice President Rick Abbate to talk about why igus has invested in 3D printing, how that service benefits customers, and what the future holds for additive manufacturing.

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  • iglide® Fastline Service: Custom Injection-Molded Parts, Fast1:06

    iglide® Fastline Service: Custom Injection-Molded Parts, Fast

    Wish you could get custom injection-molded parts shipped to you in a matter of days? Now you can with Fastline. Choose from our wide range of 17 iglide® bearing materials based on your application, in

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  • igus® Cyber Week 2021: Free Standard Shipping with a Tree Planted for Every Online Order

    igus® Cyber Week 2021: Free Standard Shipping with a Tree Planted for Every Online Order

    This year, you can take advantage of Cyber Monday during the entire week at igus® and make a difference in the process.

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  • How Does a Slew Ring Work?

    How Does a Slew Ring Work?

    Two concentric rings make up the main structure of a slewing bearing. The outer ring usually lies flat against a motionless surface and is screwed into place via evenly spaced mounting holes.

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  • Three Benefits of igubal® Self-aligning Bearings1:37

    Three Benefits of igubal® Self-aligning Bearings

    Looking to utilize an igubal® self-aligning bearing in your application? There are three main benefits to take into consideration when looking into our igubal® products. Watch our video to learn more!

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  • drylin® dryspin - e7 lead screw nut material1:56

    drylin® dryspin - e7 lead screw nut material

    Learn more about dryspin® here: https://www.igus.com/info/lead-screw-systems Contact Nick Isabella here: https://www.igus.com/info/drylin-contact iglide® e7 is a special plastic lead screw nut mate

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  • iglide® PRT Slewing Ring Bearings Overview4:23

    iglide® PRT Slewing Ring Bearings Overview

    iglide® PRT slewing ring bearings are self-lubricating, ready-to-install rotary joints for dry-running operation. The design is based on maintenance-free sliding elements made of tribologically optimi

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  • How igus® products help de-icing vehicles protect the lives of airline passengers

    How igus® products help de-icing vehicles protect the lives of airline passengers

    Frost, ice & snow collecting on airplanes can quickly compromise passenger safety. Luckily, de-icing vehicles help remove the build-up. Here, learn more about the de-icing process & how igus can help.

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  • How Plastic Linear Bearings and Bushings Can Really Float Your Boat

    How Plastic Linear Bearings and Bushings Can Really Float Your Boat

    The market for private watercraft is exploding. Take advantage of the opportunity by designing grease-free, corrosion-resistant systems for your powerboats. Here's how igus can help you do that.

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  • Request Your igus® iglide® Bearings Sample Box Today!1:23

    Request Your igus® iglide® Bearings Sample Box Today!

    The iglide® bearings sample box makes it easy for you to choose the best plastic bearing material that meets your application requirements, including FDA compliance, low coefficient of friction, and u

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  • VAVE optimization in the automotive industry: Identifying competitive advantages during product development and series production

    VAVE optimization in the automotive industry: Identifying competitive advantages during product development and series production

    VAVE (Value Analysis/Value Engineering) is an effective method of improving technology, optimizing processes and reducing costs. Learn how igus parts can help automotive manufacturers do just that.

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  • Put to the test: Are engineered plastic bearings resistant to aviation hydraulic fluid?

    Put to the test: Are engineered plastic bearings resistant to aviation hydraulic fluid?

    We placed two test specimens made of engineered plastic materials in 100% concentrated Skydrol LD-4 hydraulic fluid for 1,000 hours at room temperature. Here's what happened.

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  • 6 Reasons Why igus® Bearings Are the Better Choice for Material Handling Robotics

    6 Reasons Why igus® Bearings Are the Better Choice for Material Handling Robotics

    Designing a material handling robot? Read this blog post to learn how dry-tech components from igus can help yours run maintenance-free.

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