automotive industry



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 […]



Keep on trucking! igus presents new IAA utility vehicle products in a live show

Lynna Liu (刘银) | September 18, 2020

igus experts will show how motion plastics can reduce costs and improve technical performance in the automotive area.


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Vehicle interior – 3 examples of polymer ball bearings in control elements

Lynna Liu (刘银) | September 16, 2020

The modern car interior has many different knobs, dials and switches. Whether it is the adjustment of the window, air conditioning or sound level – we are increasingly resorting to the cleverly placed rotary adjusters in the interior. All these controls are directly related to the quality perception of the vehicle and can influence a […]



Why auto customers trust in the DryLin linear guide products?

Lynna Liu (刘银) | September 10, 2020

Why auto customers trust in the DryLin linear guide products?With the advantages of free of lubrication, lighter than metal materials, quiet operation and fast delivery, we have attracted a lot of customers in the auto industry for many years, in this article you will find the answers of this question. What is DryLin? DryLin® is […]



How do iglidur plain bearings reduce noise in automobiles (Buzz, Squeak and Rattle)?

Lynna Liu (刘银) | June 23, 2020

In this fast changing time, some technologies may be popularized soon after they are launched. For example, the heat insulation technology is only available for high-end cars a few years ago, but now it was used by almost all cars. When designing storage spaces, quality demand from design and manufacturing engineers increasingly grow. As a […]


igus 3D printed bearing for WING3D concept spoile

3D-printed luxury sport car spoiler

Lynna Liu (刘银) | May 29, 2020

Content share by Automotive industry manager Dirk Tiezt (source : igus GmbH) EDAG, together with igus, Krause DiMatec, INTES, WP Kemper, Hirschvogel Automotive Group, Paderborn University, DMRC Direct Manufacturing Research Center, Power-Packer and other teams, jointly designed and developed the WING3D concept spoiler All components are manufactured using 3D additive, including fenders, bionic aluminum brackets, […]


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 […]


How to avoid Fogging in the car?

Martin Liu | March 29, 2020

What is fogging? Generally speaking, fogging refers to the outgassing of individual material parts that condense in the surroundings of the component. Usually, the fogging effect is associated with heated living spaces. Here, black-dust settlements occur in flats during the heating period. Typical signs of fogging are planar black coating or black dust that sticks […]