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Igus Tests Plastic Bearings with Wooden Shafts

Igus Tests Plastic Bearings with Wooden Shafts

Wood and plastic? Is that a good combination? The motion plastics specialist Igus has researched the idea in a recent design study and tested the friction and wear behavior of its plastic linear bearings on a wide variety of wood, and the result is impressive. The Igus econ J4 plain bearing has demonstrated its exceptional compatibility with various kinds of wood, opening new possibilities for furniture makers and design engineers when choosing materials. Know more

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