iglide® plastic bearings on a front loader test rig
Agricultural and heavy duty equipment is subject to harsh environments having to operate in dusty, dirty and all weather conditions. Metallic plain bearings and recirculating ball bearings can often be replaced with polymer alternatives. The iglide® plastic alternative do not require lubricant, they are maintenance free, and can increase service life by up to 8 times. This helps yield significant cost savings.
Learn more about igus® components for the agricultural industry here: https://www.igus.com/info/industries-agriculture