Tribopolymer specialist igus® now offers 16 iglidur® bearing materials, each one in 113 different standard DIN ISO 3547 dimensions up to diameters of 50 mm. Totalling over 1,300 standard parts, igus® covers all conceivable demands on plain bearings that can be delivered from stock, within 24 hours, and with no minimum order quantities.
From high temperature to seawater, from food to automotive, the A-to-Z list of materials ranges from iglidur® A181, A350 and A500, all of which are FDA-suitable, to iglidur® Z for extreme environments. In addition, frequently used materials, such as iglidur® G, J, W300, X and M250, are available from stock in standard diameters up to 150mm. All iglidur® materials are self-lubricating and maintenance free.
In order to determine the optimum and most cost-effective bearing that is guaranteed to work for a given application, igus® offers the ‘expert system’. After entering the application parameters (load, speed, temperatures, etc.), the online tool lists the most appropriate products with their prices. The tool also cross-references each proposed material with results from actual material tests to calculate the predicated service life of bearing material.
To watch a short clip that shows the extensive range of iglidur® bearings, please follow this link: www.igus.co.uk/costeffectivebearing
For more information on igus products and to request free product samples, please contact igus on 01604 677240.
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