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Plastics for longer life®

Increase the service lives of your machines with igus® plastics

In order to make the application of igus® products yet simpler and faster, a range of tools are available for you on this page, which will help you in the designing and save your valuable time.

3D CAD data in all popular formats

Immediate download; registration not required
For e-chain system®

Faster and simpler designing with file formats for various systems, e.g. Step, DWG, iges, Sat ...

Polymer Bearings

Models for iglidur®, igubal® and drylin® products in formats for various systems, e.g. Step, DWG, iges, Sat ...


Free sample

Try out igus® products in your office

igus® is happy to support your designing task by sending you a free sample. You can order the sample item via the order form or our online catalog.

e-chain systems® and cables - Aids for product selection and configuration

Quickly find the right products, for e-chain system® and cables
Find a chain fast
Answer just two questions ...

e-chain® product finder to quickly find the suitable e-chain®.

Product finder  
Product finder
For Chainflex® cables

The parameter selection gives you an overview of all chainflex® cables that could be considered.

More information  
Video: Configurator for interior separations

Demo video for the use of e-chain® catalog and shelving configurator. Configuration of complete e-chain® systems with cables at lightning speed.

Polymer plain bearings - Product selection aid and service life prediction

Quickly find the right product and service life prediction of polymer plain bearings
Find fast
Better bearing, predictable

Find here your best plain bearing solution with accurate service life prediction.

igubal® spherical bearing

Service life calculation

Find here your best spherical bearing solution with accurate service life prediction.

drylin® linear bearing

Service life calculation

Service life prediction and design for drylin® linear plain bearing.

Catalog - Technical data and information on e-chain system®

online catalog / shop  
e-chain® systems overview
Online catalog

Small, medium or large e-chain® systems, quick to mount, easy to fill, all-rounder, quiet, low-vibration for robots ... and much more.

Product overview  
chainflex® cables
Inform, select and order online.

Special cables for e-chain® systems, tested and proven a million times. Quick selection and ordering in catalog.


Ready-to-install e-chain system® for your machines. The complete plug-in e-chain system®.

Catalog - Technical data and information on polymer plain bearings

On the following pages, you'll find

iglidur® product overview  
maintenance-free polymer plain bearings

Low wear, high temperatures, food grade or chemical resistance, iglidur® can be used for almost anything.

igubal®  product overview  
igubal® spherical bearings
Self-aligning, maintenance-free spherical bearings

igubal® offers the designer and developer a complete system of self-aligning bearing elements.

Product overview  
drylin® linear plain bearings
Glides instead of rolling!

Corrosion-free, wear-resistant, lubricant-free, rugged and insensitive to dirt. 100% maintenance-free.

Tools and aids for the use of chainflex® cables

Calculate copper surcharge  
Copper surcharge calculation

By the selection of a cable and entering the cable length, you can calculate the up-to-date copper surcharge here.

Online calculation  
Service life prediction

The parameters of travel, bending radius and acceleration give you the service life of the chainflex® cable.

Configure online  
QuickPin 2.0
Online connector-cable configurator

In only 3 minutes select over 750 chainflex® cables and 3,000 connector components, directly order and generate ePLAN electric P8 macro.


e-chain system®, Chainflex® cables and polymer plain bearings

In the following pages, we'd like to introduce to you some practical examples for "plastics for longer life®".

Cable Chain & Energy Chain Applications

Energy chain systems from igus® are in use in different applications.

Cable Chain & Energy Chain Applications    

Polymer bearings applications overview

Polymere bearings application examples overview

Polymer bearings applications overview    

Design specifications and technical data

for e-chain system® and polymer plain bearings

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