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igus® Ltd.

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Northampton, NN4 7PW

01604 677240

Motion plastics for renewable energy

Reliable solutions for long-term energy generation

Renewable energy is collected from renewable sources, such as wind turbines and solar panels. Generating energy, especially from renewable energy sources, requires reliable and durable technological solutions. In the process, the different systems are often exposed to extreme environmental conditions, such as UV radiation, fluctuations in temperature, strong winds, dirt and dust, and have to withstand these for years.
Tailored to the specific system, we offer you special solutions made of high-performance polymers, which can help you improve your technology, optimise your system and reduce costs.

  • Maintenance-free and lubrication-free
  • UV-resistant
  • Insensitive to dirt and dust
  • Corrosion-free
  • Long predictable service life
Would you like more information about renewable energy or do you need an individual consultation? Our experts will be happy to get in touch with you.

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renewable energy


Lubrication-free bearing technology for tracking systems, floating PV and cleaning systems

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Solar thermal energy

Maintenance-free plain and spherical bearings for parabolic troughs, Fresnel solar panel systems and solar power towers

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Wind power

Robust bearing technology and energy supply for rotor blade adjustments, brake systems and more

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Hydro energy

UV and saltwater-resistant components for wave power plants, hydropower turbines and screening plants

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igus® products suitable for long-term energy generation

DNV-GL cables

DNV-GL cables

e-loop® e-chain® systems 


E4.1 series e-chain®

E4.1 chain series

Heavy-duty plain bearings

Heavy duty plain bearing

igubal® pillow block bearings

igubal® pillow block bearings

drylin® lead screw technology

drylin® lead screw technology

Successful in use by our customers

Photovoltaic tracking systems

Withstand all weather conditions: plain bearings in PV trackers

Tracking systems by TecnoSun Solar Systems AG convince due to their cost efficiency thanks to low installation height. For the traction ring, the company required low-maintenance bearings that would withstand decades of operation in all sorts of weather conditions. At igus, they found what they were looking for: dry-running iglidur P plain bearings are maintenance-free, resistant to dirt and extreme weather conditions and withstand heavy loads, should they be covered in thick layers of snow.

Photovoltaic tracking systems

Clean bearing solutions for solar panel cleaning equipment

TG hyLIFT GmbH has developed a remote-controlled cleaner, which rolls along up to 100-metre long solar panels, removing fine dust, bird droppings and lichens. In the wheels, the engineers relied on media-resistant iglidur P plain bearings. In the rotating brush, wear-resistant igubal fixed flange bearings are used as they compensate for alignment errors and operate reliably, even when in continuous contact with water and detergents. Due to their dry operation, igus components are practically maintenance-free.

The huge motion plastics sample box

Trying things out made easy: with the igus corner, you always have the most recent motion plastics suited for your individual industry sector at hand. 
We will bring the display to you, assemble it upon request and fill the compartments with the products of your choice. Or you can set it up yourself. As a permanent exhibition or for a limited period of time.

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Monday to Friday from 8am - 8pm.