Why are polymer ball bearings so interesting for vehicle interiors?

Ethen Liang | August 19, 2021

Developing the interiors of cars is a big challenge for designers and engineers. Within just a few seconds, it creates a first gut feeling. Even before we sit down on the car seat, we reach for the steering wheel. Immediately afterwards, we examine the arm rest and feel the buttons for adjusting the windows…



Online seminar:How to Reduce Vehicle Noise with igus Plain Bearing

Lynna Liu (刘银) | November 30, 2020

This is an online seminar organized by The speakers made a thorough study on noise, noise sources, noise reduction solvement, and related applications such as pedals, steering gear, seats and hinges. The logic is clear and the reference cases are very valuable. The duration is about 24 minutes. Welcome to click and watch!



Power-step Hinge uses iglidur H2/P210

Lynna Liu (刘银) | September 25, 2020

When refering to modified vehicles, we are now easily thinking about a foldable steps of SUV,especially those with high chassis. In order to help passengers to easily get on and off, installing a set of steps is almost a must. There are 2 types of step for your option:fixed or foldable. Nowadays more and more […]


high temperature resistance

Why can plastic plain bearings be used in the engine compartment?

Lynna Liu (刘银) | May 21, 2020

Plastic and high temperatures? Yes, even as a connection to actuators of turbochargers or in EGR valves, iglidur® high-temperature materials are represented millions of times as plain bearings or coupling rods. With permanent application temperatures of up to 250 ° C and briefly 300 ° C, plastic plain bearings are used in almost all engine […]