New sizes and diameters of iglide semi-finished products are for tribo-polymer applications. Made from iglide bearing material, all bearings are calculated in advance with the help of a specially developed expert system.

The semi-finished products are available in a broad range of sizes, including round plates in 0.78, 1.18, 1.57, 1.96, and 2.36-in. diameters in the iglide A350 material. Suitable for medium to high loads and temperatures above 350°F, A350 is also FDA-acceptable for food contact. Round bars, including the J4 material, come in four new dimensions and lengths of 0.78, 1.57, 1.96, and 2.36 in. Round bars come in full bars up to 3.28 ft, in increments of 3.9 in. in diameters varying between .39 and 3.9 in.

igus inc., Box 14349, East Providence, RI 02914, (800) 521 2747,