Seat height adjustment – noise free and lubrication free polymer plain bearing from igus

Shery George | 10 October 2022

Ached Backs and Strained necks are not a good combination for a long drive. A good comfortable driving position is derived from a lot of small adjustments to the seat support systems. More attention to these details has evolved into comfort and safety of the driver. What is this Trend now in Seating Systems? In […]


Why igus has so many materials for bearing applications and how to choose the right bearing for your application. 

Shery George | 28 September 2022

igus and its iglidur range of motion plastic products are the world’s largest manufacturer of polymer plain bearings. In the blogs previous sessions, you saw how igus’s performance polymers are built and the trade name of this range of products as iglidur. With our years of research, constant blending of different components inside iglidur (Base […]


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What is igubal and what benefits do they offer in the Automotive Industry?

Shery George | 17 August 2022

Several industrial applications require bearings with self-aligning features and this is generally achieved by using spherical bearings. A spherical plain bearing is a bearing that permits angular movement around a central point. igubal is a range of polymer spherical bearings from igus GmbH. Like all the other products from igus, igubal bearings offer many advantages over metal spherical bearings. Here are […]


What do you choose? a bought-out part, or a customized part?

Shery George | 26 July 2022

“You don’t have to reinvent a wheel, just realign it.” This old quote holds true for a modern-day design engineer designing a machine. It is the reason why the designer likes to use off the shelf, standard “bought-out” parts wherever possible in his design.   Fortunately, in today’s industry most of the established company has a […]


What are plain bearings and what advantages igus offers in Automotive industry?

Shery George | 12 November 2021

Plain bearings or commonly known as “bush”, bush bearing”, “bushing”, slide bearing” etc. are a much older technology when compared with ball bearings. Humans have been using plain bearings since year 3000BC. These are the simplest form of bearings without any rolling elements. Some of the most desired features of a plain bearings are – […]