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Improve technical performance and reduce your costs with bar stock from igus

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*Whether we are talking about savings in terms of time or money spent on installation, selection, design etc., or about technical improvement in the form of ease of installation, durability etc., if we are unable to show you any savings or technical improvement, we will pass on your enquiry to our competitors in the market on request.


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Overengineering is a thing of the past. The best bar stock does not have to be the most expensive one.
Very quickly find the bar stock with the best price/performance ratio for your application.

Tech up

Tech up

  • HLW has an up to 50% lower coefficient of friction than PEEK and PPS
  • iglidur® HLW is very good for use in high humidity environments and under water
  • HLW can be used at temperatures of +200 °C
  • HLW is highly resistant to chemicals

Cost down

Cost down

  • HLW is approx. 50% more cost-effective than PEEK
  • Fast and cost-effective machining for prototypes and small up to medium volume requirements
  • No lubrication is needed

Lower coefficient of wear


  • Rotating wear t=23°C, p=1MPa, v=0.3m/s 


  • Rotating coefficient of friction t=23°C, p=1MPa, v= 0.3m/s

▼ Cost down



Our online CNC service

Quick + easy + transparent Take just a few seconds to find out the prices of your turned and milled parts made of our iglidur® plastics. You avoid unnecessary waiting times and costs and can make decisions faster. You can enter and send your enquiries via the standardised interface.  

CNC service

Customers worldwide prefer iglidur®

Application example 1

samo Maschinenbau GmbH

"We were looking for a material that was lubrication-free, robust and cost-effective, so we opted for the iglidur plain bearings from igus"

Application example

And many other success stories

Discover further success stories from different branches of industry all over the world.


The material was completely made out of recycled material.   No lubrication is necessary. igus® also supports the circular economy of plastics and is investing in chemical recycling. Learn more about this topic at: plastic2oil

36-month guarantee

36-month guarantee

Recycling program

Recycling program





iglidur® technology explained 

Since 1964, we have been developing and producing low-wear high-performance polymers for use in plain-bearing applications. The result: Specialised recipes for an extremely wide variety of applications, tested under realistic conditions in the industry's largest wear-testing laboratory. Made in Germany.  

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Tech up. Cost down. Change now!


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Alan Hicks

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