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igus® Ltd.

Caswell Road

Northampton, NN4 7PW

01604 677240


Robustness when wheelchairs move over rough surfaces or when they have to be raised with heavy patients sitting on them - The mobility of wheelchair users must be guaranteed. Dirt adhesion and the resulting wear are avoided, while movement without sticking or slipping ensures that patients feel very comfortable. igus® products for wheelchairs, e.g. in scissor-type mechanisms, adjustable trays, chassis components.
Advantages of igus® products in wheelchairs:

Many standard components

Resistant to dirt





Application examples in wheelchairs

All-terrain wheelchair

Simple but tough and low-maintenance components were needed in the joints of the Quadrix all-terrain wheelchair. All front axes are equipped with iglidur plain bearings.

Innovative electric wheelchair

The TopChair-S can climb several steps without the presence of an attendant and without attaching a fixed scaffold. The iglidur plain bearings allow the high radial forces that arise in the process.

Plastic spherical bearings for electric wheelchairs

Lubrication- and maintenance-free plastic bearings provide the required functional reliability in electric wheelchairs.

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