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rod end bearings in a race car

  • What was needed: rod end bearings for the pedal box
  • Requirements: extremely lightweight parts to cut as much weight as possible; parts also had to be lubrication-free and maintenance-free
  • Industry: racing
  • Success through collaboration: Fast delivery, cost-effective manufacture of customer-specific functional components
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igubal® application example: race car University students on the Arrabona Racing Team, based in Hungary, are building a race car that is to be especially reliable and lightweight.


University students on the Arrabona Racing Team, based in Hungary, are building a race car that is to be especially reliable and lightweight. The components must be extremely lightweight so that the overall vehicle can be as light as possible. They must also require no lubrication or maintenance.


The car's pedal box uses igus® polymer plain bearings, which are about 80% lighter than comparable metal bearings. The polymer bearings also ensure maintenance-free dry operation without lubricant throughout the racing season.

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