Wear-resistant igus iglidur RW370 bar stock for railway vehicles

presents wear-resistant and fire-retardant igus iglidur RW370 bar stock for
maintenance-free solutions in railway vehicles.

use of appropriate materials will prevent fires in trains and trams. To meet
this requirement, Treotham offers the special igus material iglidur RW370 in
the form of plain bearings as well as a lubricant- and maintenance-free bar
stock for the production of special solutions.

high-performance iglidur RW370 from Treotham offers a bearing material suitable
for application in railway vehicles. Key advantages include high wear
resistance and low coefficient of friction in dry running; lubrication-free
material; and compliance with fire protection standard EN 45545 required for materials
used in railway technology.

the production of customised special solutions, Treotham now offers iglidur
RW370 as bar stock and sheet in different sizes and thicknesses, allowing designers
the flexibility to design shapes freely. For instance, the maintenance-free bar
stock can be used on the bogie or in couplings of trains and trams, where they allow
the carriage to slide onto the bogie and pivot the coupling in the event of
lateral misalignment of the rails or cornering.

Treotham can also supply special profiles of different shapes from iglidur
RW370 material for use in guiding train or tram doors, for instance. In
comparison with metal profiles, the special material reduces weight, is quieter
in operation and saves costs compared to other production processes by reducing
rework and material scrap.

more information, please visit the Treotham Automation website, www.treotham.com.au
or call 1300 65 75 64.

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