Background

A major medical equipment manufacturer was looking for a cost effective, long life solution for a pivoting joint in a hose pump application on a dialysis machine.

Problem

The manufacturer was having difficulty locating a bushing that would meet the needs of their demanding application. Application needs were as follows:

  • Lubrication-free
  • Corrosion-resistant
  • Low coefficient of friction
  • Low-priced
  • Silent

Solution

Igus was able to meet these demanding application requirements by using their iglide G300 bushing. This iglide bushing offers excellent wear resistance, has a low coefficient of friction, and is lubrication-free. We were able to meeting pricing targets to satisfy the customer.
 

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