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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

This manus® contribution also shows an exceptional off-road wheelchair, the "Quadrix".

Electric wheelchair

This electric wheelchair also makes use of the properties of igus® plain bearings.

Electric wheelchair

Plain bearings from igus® are used for the movement of the front and rear wheels. Thanks to them, there are no problems with wear or corrosion.

Electric wheelchair

The seat of this wheelchair is child‘s play to adjust.

Steering in electric wheelchair

Here, igubal® plastic rod end bearings from igus® are used in the steering on an electric wheelchair.

Plastic spherical bearings for electric wheelchairs

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


This collapsible wheelchair makes it easier to take a shower or go to the toilet.

Automatic height compensation for stand-up wheel chairs

Stable and safe

3-wheel design

Stairs are no obstacle for this wheelchair.


Various plastic plain bearings are used on the different articulated joints of this multifunctional wheelchair.

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