Design Engineering

Swivel Joint Bearing

By DE Staff   

Power Transmission Machine Building

igus PRT-05-15-PC made from 97% regranulated iglide plastics.

igus has expanded its iglide PRT series with the addition of the PRT-05-15-PC, a swivel joint bearing made from 97% regranulated iglide M260 and iglide P4 high-performance plastics. The bearing consists of an inner ring and an outer ring, which execute a sliding movement on each other without balls. According to the company, it is produced by injection molding from high-performance plastics. With a diameter of 100 millimeters (3.93 inches), the bearing is 10 millimeters (0.39 inches) high and weighs 72 grams. The bearing’s plastic incorporates solid lubricants that are released during operation and enable low-friction dry running without grease.


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