Plastic Bushings & Bearings

Content relating to self-lubricating iglide® plastic bearings

  • Plastic Bearings Tolerance Whitepaper

    Plastic Bearings Tolerance Whitepaper

    Read this whitepaper to learn everything you'll need to know about our iglide® plain plastic bearings in regards to tolerance, assembly, measurement and more!

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  • iglide® Self lubricating Gears for the Automotive Industry29:43

    iglide® Self lubricating Gears for the Automotive Industry

    Check out the most important materials for automotive applications here: https://www.igus.com/info/industries-automotive-bearing-materials Learn more about iglide plain bearings here: https://www.ig

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  • Introduction to iglide® Gears3:49

    Introduction to iglide® Gears

    Learn more about our iglide® gears here: https://www.igus.com/info/plastic-gears Check out our 3D printing service: https://www.igus.com/info/3d-printing-service Use our CAD configuration tool to de

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  • Ergometers with Injection Molded Bearings for Cardiovascular Care

    Ergometers with Injection Molded Bearings for Cardiovascular Care

    Using the igus Fastline service, injection-molded iglide plain bearings became a fast and economical solution for recumbent bikes by ergoline GmbH. Read the story to learn more.

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  • igus® Motion Plastics in Seat Adjustments1:37

    igus® Motion Plastics in Seat Adjustments

    Learn How you can reduce noise & weight for vehicle seat adjustments here: https://www.igus.com/info/car-seat-adjustment Seating systems within vehicles shouldn't be noisy—iglide® maintenance-free be

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  • iglide® - PRT-04 slewing ring bearings1:47

    iglide® - PRT-04 slewing ring bearings

    PRT-04 slewing ring bearings feature self-lubricating, maintenance-free sliding elements instead of metal balls or rollers to enable dry-running operation. They’re also 60% lighter and 50% more space-

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  • igubal® JEM insert bearings infographic

    igubal® JEM insert bearings infographic

    igubal® JEM plastic insert bearings are grease-free, lightweight & self-lubricating, making them an ideal 1:1 metal bearing replacement. Learn more about the benefits and cost-savings here.

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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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  • PRT-04 slewing ring

    PRT-04 slewing ring

    The iglide® PRT-04 slewing ring has a 50% lower profile than its predecessor, the PRT-01. It's also 60% lighter and 20% more cost-effective. Check out this infographic to learn more!

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  • Designing Skid Steers With a Shorter Preventative Maintenance Checklist

    Designing Skid Steers With a Shorter Preventative Maintenance Checklist

    In this blog post, we’ll lay out typical preventative maintenance measures for skid steers and talk about how self-lubricating plastic parts help to shorten that checklist.

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  • iglide® - Optimized Bearings for the Construction Industry2:02

    iglide® - Optimized Bearings for the Construction Industry

    Learn more about iglide® bearings for construction machinery here: https://www.igus.com/info/bearings-for-construction-machinery You can also contact igus® here with any questions or to discuss solut

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  • Science Friction Episode 5: Alfred from Dexai Robotics

    Science Friction Episode 5: Alfred from Dexai Robotics

    In this episode, Hosts Adam and Avory speak with Justin Rooney from Dexai Robotics about their flexible robotic arm (and sous chef), Alfred.

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  • Don’t Sweat It: Self-lubricating Compound Polymer Bearings for Fitness Equipment Are Maintenance-free

    Don’t Sweat It: Self-lubricating Compound Polymer Bearings for Fitness Equipment Are Maintenance-free

    In this blog post, we will explore the main advantages of self-lubricating compound polymer bearings most relevant to the fitness equipment industry.

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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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  • Science Friction Episode 4: The M1 Caliber from REEKON Tools

    Science Friction Episode 4: The M1 Caliber from REEKON Tools

    In this episode, hosts Adam and Avory speak with Alex LeGendre, a former project manager at REEKON Tools, about the company’s measuring device called the M1 Caliber.

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  • Science Friction Episode 3: UN&UP's Robotic Medical Device System

    Science Friction Episode 3: UN&UP's Robotic Medical Device System

    In this episode, hosts Adam and Avory speak with Mike Sabo from UN&UP, a medical device company, about their robotic system designed to treat abnormal heart rhythms in patients at rural hospitals.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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