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Plastic rod and plate made from predictable iglidur® materials

iglidur plastic rod and plastic sheet make it possible to cost-effectively produce components and profiles for motion. Exceptionally suited for individual product series or prototypes. Plates, round and hollow plastic rods made of a wide range of different iglidur high-performance polymers are available from stock. The properties of each individual material make it a specialist for certain applications, such as an especially low coefficient of friction or high temperatures. With the expert system for plastic rod the service life for plain bearing applications can be calculated online. iglidur plastic rod and plate is used with great success in mechanical engineering, food and packaging industry as well as in medical laboratories and cleanrooms, to name only a few applications.

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Free bar stock brochure

iglidur® plastic rod – order online

Round bars

iglidur® plastic rod

Outer diameter 10 to 100mm

Flexible lengths from 100 to 1,000mm

Excellent coefficients of wear and friction

For special dimensions in small quantities

FDA compliance where necessary

Plastic hollow rod

iglidur® plastic hollow rod

Outer diameter 110 to 150mm

Inner diameter 70 to 100mm

Flexible lengths from 100 to 1,000mm

Low wear with many different shaft materials

Suitable for a large number of applications

Plastic plate

iglidur® plastic plates

In a large number of standard dimensions

Plate thickness 2 to 40mm

Operation temperatures -100°C to 250°C

FDA compliance where necessary

For a large number of potential applications

Profiles made of iglidur high-performance polymers

igus will also manufacture individual profiles made of iglidur material for you. Just enter the desired key data and send us your CAD file, for example. Then you will receive a non-binding offer.  

iglidur® plastic rod - advantages at a glance:

  • 100% maintenance- and lubrication-free
  • Excellent wear resistance
  • Online service life calculator for plain bearing applications
  • Corrosion-resistant and hygienic
  • Resistant to chemicals
  • Resistant to dirt, dust and humidity
  • Low vibration
  • Flexible lengths for round and hollow bars
  • No minimum order value or quantity
  • Special dimensions can be supplied
  • Ready to ship in 24 - 48hrs

Free download: plastic rod and plastic plate brochure


    This brochure explains everything you need to know about the use of plastic rod made of high-performance polymers:

    • Where can they be used?
    • Why does the operation work without lubrication?
    • What should I bear in mind when machining?
    • What should be considered when tempering?

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    Plastic rod and sheet brochure

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    Various components made of iglidur plastic rod

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    iglidur materials in test tubes

    Materials with special properties

    Learn everything about our tribologically optimised materials and their properties.

    iglidur® bar stock sample box

    Order the sample box free of charge

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    Alan Hicks

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