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Plastics for longer life® -

Increase the service lives of your machines with igus® plastics

To make the use of igus® products even easier and faster for you, this page offers you a selection of tools that will help you in the design and can save you valuable time.

2015 Updates for design offices

the lightest linear guide in the world …*

Everything in plastic now also applies to the drylin® W linear system in size 06.

the lightest linear guide in the world …*    

lubricant … 100 % metal free

The combination of tribologically optimised drylin®W linear guide made of carbon with dry-tech® polymers in the carriage and deflection make the toothed belt axis ZLW-0630-P the first completely metal free toothed belt axis

lubricant … 100 % metal free    

… carbom easy drive

The structure of the drylin® linear module SAW is based on the lubricant free drylin® W linear guide with a carbon rail profile and a dry-tech® linear carriage.

… carbom easy drive    

… light running with 8 rollers

The sliding and rolling system exhibits a convincing performance in many applications which require an easy and low noise adjustment.

… light running with 8 rollers    

... a feed rate of up to 100 mm ...

Efficiency, a long life and quiet running distinguish the dryspin® high helix thread technology.

... a feed rate of up to 100 mm ...    

… miniatur …lift ...swivel

The new drylin® lift/swivel unit is based on a toothedrack drive with coated aluminium 4 square profile

… miniatur …lift ...swivel    

36-month guarantee … for chainflex®

With our unique igus® guarantee for ALL chainflex® cables we are providing predictable security for 36 full months

36-month guarantee … for chainflex®    

EtherCAT Member ... terms of real-time performance, low costs,flexible topology and easy handling …

EtherCAT Member ...    

3D CAD data in all popular formats

Immediate download; registration not required
For e-chain system®

Faster and simpler designing with file formats for various systems, e.g. Step, DWG, iges, Sat ...

Polymer Bearings

Models for iglidur®, igubal® and drylin® products in formats for various systems, e.g. Step, DWG, iges, Sat ...


Free sample

Try out igus® products in your office

igus® is happy to support your designing task by sending you a free sample. You can order the sample item via the order form or our online catalog.

e-chain systems® and cables - Aids for product selection and configuration

Quickly find the right products, for e-chain system® and cables
Find a chain fast
Answer just two questions ...

e-chain® product finder to quickly find the suitable e-chain®.

chainflex® product finder  
Product finder
For Chainflex® cables

The selection via parameters will give you an overview of all relevant chainflex® cables.

Go to the configurator  
Shelving configurator
Filling by drag&drop

Quick and easy filling of e-chains®, with partlist, 3D-CAD, Download, Saving...

Polymer plain bearings - Product selection aid and service life prediction

Quickly find the right product and service life prediction of polymer plain bearings
Find fast
Better bearing, predictable

Find here your best plain bearing solution with accurate service life prediction.

igubal® spherical bearing

Service life calculation

Find here your best spherical bearing solution with accurate service life prediction.

drylin® linear bearing

Service life calculation

Service life prediction and design for drylin® linear plain bearing.

Catalog - Technical data and information on e-chain system®

online catalog / shop  
e-chain® systems overview
Online catalog

Small, medium or large e-chain® systems, quick to mount, easy to fill, all-rounder, quiet, low-vibration for robots ... and much more.

Product overview  
chainflex® cables
Inform, select and order online.

Special cables for e-chains®, tested and proven a million times. Quick selection and ordering in catalog.


Ready-to-install e-chain system® for your machines. The complete ready-to-plug-in e-chain system®.

Catalog - Technical data and information on polymer plain bearings

On the following pages, you'll find

iglidur® product overview  
maintenance-free polymer plain bearings

Low wear, high temperatures, food grade or chemical resistance, iglidur® can be used for almost anything.

igubal®  product overview  
igubal® spherical bearings
Self-aligning, maintenance-free spherical bearings

igubal® offers the designer and developer a complete system of self-aligning bearing elements.

Product overview  
drylin® linear plain bearings
Glides instead of rolling!

Corrosion-free, wear-resistant, lubricant-free, rugged and insensitive to dirt. 100% maintenance-free.

Tools and aids for the use of chainflex® cables

Calculate copper surcharge  
Copper surcharge calculation

By the selection of a cable and entering the cable length, you can calculate the up-to-date copper surcharge here.

Online calculation  
Service life prediction

The parameters of travel, bending radius and acceleration give you the service life of the chainflex® cable.

Configure online  
QuickPin 2.0
Online connector-cable configurator

In only 3 minutes select over 750 chainflex® cables and 3,000 connector components, directly order and generate ePLAN electric P8 macro.


e-chain system®, Chainflex® cables and polymer plain bearings

In the following pages, we'd like to introduce to you some practical examples for "plastics for longer life®".

Energy chains applications

Energy chain systems from igus® are in use in different applications.

Energy chains applications    

Polymer bearings applications overview

Polymere bearings application examples overview

Polymer bearings applications overview    

Design specifications and technical data

for e-chain system® and polymer plain bearings

Newsletter, consultation on site

We'll be glad to keep you informed with our newsletter or visit you on site. Use our contact form.

Polymer plain bearings from igus®

iglidur® - the benefits at a glance. Our new dry-tech® sample box allows you to quickly find the matching bearing for your application.

Polymer plain bearings from igus®    


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