In an effort to continuously improve our product range and to address your specific needs, we are reviewing various shaft materials and extensively testing these with a variety of bearing solutions in our igus® dry-tech® lab.
You can find the results for our test results for St52 / gas nitrified here.
We are currently also conducting tests on the following shafts / coatings:
St52 / un-coated
C45 / un-coated
Piston rods / hard-chromed
St52 / saltbath nitrocarburised
C45 / galvanised
Wear rate [µm/km]2
Brass with initial lubrication6
Rolled metal with gliding layer
Choose from more than 8,500 sizes compatible with established plain bearing standards and further established types of bearing.
Our employees are happy to advise you via phone, e-mail or in a personal meeting. Simply choose your preferred means of contact.
Predictable service life due to lab tests. Take a look at the igus test lab for plain bearing technology.