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igus® Ireland

51A Caswell Road


Northampton NN4 7PW

+44 1604 677240
igus® Ltd.

Caswell Road

Northampton, NN4 7PW

01604 677240

Plain bushings made of iglidur® high-performance polymers

For more than 50 years, igus® have been producing iglidur® plastic plain bushings. Used for technical and economic advantage over all types of metal plain bushings, iglidur® bushings are self-lubricating, maintenance-free, chemical resistant, universally applicable and reduce costs by up to 40 percent and are up to 7 times lighter than the metal equivalent.
They can withstand extreme temperatures and are suitable for a wide range of applications and industries. iglidur® bushings are available in a wide range of standard catalogue options and also custom 3d printed, moulded or machined.

By switching to iglidur® bushings, customers can increase their technology and reduce their costs. igus® products can be configured using the service-life calculators and have been extensively tested in the laboratory.   

Would you like more information about iglidur® bushings or do you need an individual consultation? Our experts will be happy to get in touch with you.
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iglidur® bushing options

Flange bushing

flange bushing
  • Various materials available
  • Large range of inner & outer dimensions
  • No minimum order quantity
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Sleeve bushing

sleeve bushing
  • Various materials available
  • Available in metric or imperial
  • Low coefficients of friction
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Thrust Washers

thrust washer bushing
  • High wear resistance
  • Various material options available. 
  • With or without a locating hole
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Other designs

bushing specific designs
  • knife edge rollers
  • Guide rollers
  • Clip bearings
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Custom bushing

custom bushing
  • No minimum order quantity
  • Injection moulded or CNC machined 
  • From a large range of iglidur® materials
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3D Printing Service

3D printing bushing
  • Custom 3D printed parts
  • Design your own with the CAD system. 
  • Choose from a large range of materials. 
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iglidur® plain bushing product finder

igus® plain bushings are manufactured from innovative high-performance plastics for a wide range of applications and run extensive tests on its bushing materials to compile data into an online database called the iglidur® Expert System. This system provides comprehensive suitability and service life analysis of all iglidur® materials allowing you to choose the best product for your application in a few easy steps.

Simply enter your requirements, including design, load, speed, shaft material and housing and discover the most suitable material and the lifetime of the bushing within your application.
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Did you know we also have a range of ball bearings?

Not only do we offer plain bearings but we have a large range of ball bearings as part of our standard catalogue range. 
If you want to view the range of ball bearings click here
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Advantages of iglidur® plain bushings for your industry

Frequently asked questions

How are iglidur® plain bushings tested?

In more than 12,000 individuals tests a year on over 200 test rigs in the igus® test laboratory, all materials are thoroughly tested. The findings go into a unique knowledge database on the tribology of maintenance-free plastic plain bushings. This database enables us to select the ideal iglidur® plain bushing for our customers depending on the application and to calculate its anticipated service life.

Are igus® plastic bushings as strong as metal ones?

This is dependent on the application. Mostly, igus® plastic bushing do not need to be stronger than metal bushings, but they will outlast them. Please email for some technical help or ring 01604 677240. 

How do I get an iglidur® sample?

There are many options,you can either request one through the automated sample process on the website, ring the office on: 01604 677240, email the office: or request them via live chat on the igus® website.

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