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iglidur® is leading the pack in RC model racing

European RC model racing champion Clark Wohlert visited igus® and presented his RC bike, the jabber from Lightscale. Thomas Preissner was elated because the jabber actually runs with two iglidur® applications: An iglidur® G bushing is installed in the hard anodized running surface of the suspension fork. In addition, the rear wheel swing arm is equipped with an iglidur® J collar bushing. According to Clark Wohlert, the iglidur® bushings guarantee clearance-free and low-friction motions; a particularly important characteristic for RC model racing, since the jabber travels at top speeds of up to 110 km/h. It is therefore currently the fastest RC model bike.

Use of iglidur in RC model building

Thomas Preissner, Head of Business Segment igubal® spherical bearings (Left) and European RC model racing champion, Clark Wohlert (right)

 
The interior structures of the RC bike and the installed iglidur® plain bearings.

The interior structures of the RC bike and the installed iglidur® plain bearings.

 

Clark Wohlert with a suspension fork that is equipped with an iglidur® G bushing

 
The RC bike travels at top speeds of up to 110 km/h.

The RC bike travels at top speeds of up to 110 km/h.

 

iglidur® bushings guarantee clearance-free and low friction motions.

 
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