EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Igubal® spherical bearings from igus® Inc. put an end to installation nightmares and maintenance hassles for customers from a wide array of industries such as packaging, sports equipment, food processing and automotive. Frequently, other alternatives such as roller bearings fail prematurely and may require readjustment, reaming or retrofitting to compensate for alignment errors. Igubal spherical bearings eradicate the need for exact placement of shafts and housing, making them an ideal solution for simple to even the most complex designs.
Because they are made of high-performance plastics, igubal spherical bearings are lubrication-free and completely resistant to corrosion, chemicals and other contaminants that can hinder performance such as dirt and dust. Igubal’s polymer design also enables the bearing to deliver excellent vibration dampening and reduces its weight by 80 percent when compared to steel.
Igubal spherical bearings deliver many benefits, including:
Igubal spherical bearings are part of a complete system of self-aligning bearing elements, which includes spherical, flange, pillow block and rod end. All are lightweight, lubrication-free and maintenance-free and can be used in conjunction with igus’ DryLin® S aluminum shafting.