Category: iglidur® plain bearing technology

Why injection moulding tools from the 3D printer?

Dirk Zacharias | 2. August 2019

With the aid of 3D printing, injection moulds can be manufactured at up to 80% lower costs. As a result, 3D-printed moulds are particularly interesting for small batches and samples, and can be commissioned for a quantity of 1 or more. The complete iglidur range of 50 materials is available for the maintenance-free plastic plain […]

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Can I press-fit iglidur plain bearings in plastic holes? What do I need to pay attention to?

Lars Butenschön | 9. July 2019

iglidur plain bearings can be press-fitted in plastic holes without any problems. However, it must be borne in mind that iglidur plain bearings are fixed in place in the hole by means of a so-called press-fit. The fact that there is greater thermal expansion or swelling due to moisture compared to metal can mean that the hole […]

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Are there iglidur PRT slewing rings with gears?

Lars Butenschön | 9. July 2019

Yes. In the catalogue, we offer not only spur toothing but also tooth profiles T10, AT10, HTD8M and HTD5M. – Do you need a different tooth profile? Please contact us! 0 0

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What does “cost down, life up” mean?

Lars Butenschön | 9. July 2019

This slogan encapsulates the igus promise to either reduce the costs of your bearing application or to increase its service life. Both would be desirable, of course. 0 0

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What does “lubrication-free” mean?

Lars Butenschön | 9. July 2019

Many manufacturers declare their products to be “maintenance-free”. This usually means that the respective bearing is delivered with initial lubrication. As long as the lubrication is intact, no maintenance of any kind is needed. iglidur plastics, in contrast, do not have a film of lubrication and no reservoir of grease that is used up. The homogeneous […]

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