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igus® Ltd.

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Northampton, NN4 7PW

01604 677240

Motion plastics for aircraft interiors

The aerospace industry consists of many different areas: the aircraft itself and the airport surroundings including ground support  Here, the various segments have different requirements.
For aircraft interior the key elements are: 
  • Lightweight  
  • Long service life
  • Quiet operation
  • Robustness
  • Maintenance-free
  • Corrosion-free
igus® products offer all of those attributes. As well as being lubrication free. many products comply with the FAR 25.853 fire protection standard, adding that additioanl safety aspect. 
Our wide range of products offers cost-effective solutions in all segments, so a solution is never far away.

Would you like more information about the products used in the aerospace industry or do you need an individual consultation? Our experts will be happy to get in touch with you.
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Selected motion plastics for aircraft interiors

drylin® W

drylin W
  • Dirt-resistant
  • Lightweight and quiet operation
  • Simple installation and maintenance-free
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iglidur® JVSM

JVSM bearing
  • Clearance-free 
  • iglidur® J material
  • Low co-efficient of friction
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Belt drives

ZLN-40 linear system
  • Low-profile design, 27mm height
  • Vertical load from 30N
  • With NEMA stepper motors and EC/BLDC motors
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drylin® N

drylin N
  • Low profile linear guide
  • Corrosion-resistant and hygienic
  • Quiet operation
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PRT Slewing ring

  • Lightweight slewing ring bearings
  • ideal for small installation spaces
  • Available in sizes 20mm dia- 300mm
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flame retardant e chain
  • With fire safety certification
  • igumind® G V0. NB V0
  • Flame retardant
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iglidur® G bearings

iglidur g bearings
  • Wear resistant
  • Wide variety of sizes available.
  • Flange and sleeve options
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Vertical burn materials

J250 vertical burn material
  • iglidur® X, GVO, H
  • Certificates available.
  • Available in bar form & bearings
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Specials/ Custom

custom parts
  • Help with the design
  • Help specifiying materials
  • No MOQ
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Use of igus® products in aircraft interiors


  • drylin® ZLN toothed belt axis

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Height-adjustable head rests

Height-adjustable head rests
  • drylin® W profile guide

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Adjustable armrests

Adjustable arm rest
  • iglidur® G plain bearings

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Adjustable leg support/footrests

Adjustable leg support/footrests
  • drylin® T rail guides

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Horizontal seat adjustment

Horizontal seat adjustment
  • e-chain® E2 micro

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Table adjustment (economy class)

Table adjustment (economy class)
  • iglidur® J plain bearings

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Table extension (Business Class)

Table extension (Business Class)
  • iglidur® JVSM plain bearings

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Luggage compartment flap

Luggage compartment flap
  • iglidur® M250 plain bearings

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TV monitors

TV monitors
  • igubal® pillow block bearings

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Adjustments of screens

Adjustments of tablets, pads, smartphones
  • igubal® EGLM spherical bearings

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Cabin doors

cabin doors
  • iglidur® J350 plain bearings

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Rotating seat adjustment

Rotating seat adjustment
  • e-chain® ZF for rotary movement

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Customer application examples

Frequently asked questions

Are your linear rails available in 7000 grade aluminium?

Yes they are but on request. We also offer 2014 grade aluminium as a more cost effective alternative to 7000.

Do you offer specials for aircraft interiors?

A lot of the components that we provide to aircraft interiors and specials for aircraft interiors. We offer design support from the beginning of the project and over 50% of the projects we do for this industry are specials.

Are your materials vertical burn approved?

Yes, we have a range of bearing materials and stock materials that are vertical burn approved and certificated.

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Further Aerospace industries


  • Dirt resistant
  • Low noise
  • Fire resistant
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  • Low weight
  • All weather use
  • Long service life
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Monday to Friday from 8am - 8pm.



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