igus FastConnect system reduces assembly time by 46%

Published on: 17/06/2021

New flexible chainflex Profinet cable saves time-consuming assembly with knife and pliers igus now offers a new chainflex Profinet cable for the fast connection of cables in the field. For this purpose, igus has developed “FastConnect” technology, allowing the cable to be easily stripped in just a few simple steps, reducing assembly time by 46 […]

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The circular economy and igus give plastics a second life

Published on: 10/06/2021

Environmental protection is gaining more momentum today and plastic is a big part of this. Social transformation, responsibility for sustainability and the changes in our use of plastics are not going unnoticed by industry. Examples from igus, the motion plastics specialist, show how companies can use engineering and ecological innovations to tackle these issues. More […]

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Lightweight lubrication-free iglidur plain bearings make catamarans fly

Published on: 28/05/2021

The manus award- igus’s awards programme for polymer bearing applications, received 582 entries in 2021. Back in 2019, The iFLY15 catamaran won silver in the manus awards and is now attempting to break a world record. Twin-hulled catamarans are designed to lift out of the water on hydrofoils, and the iFLY15 sports catamaran from CEC […]

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VOTW- Metal out plastic in!

Published on: 27/05/2021

In this week’s video of the week, it is obvious of the main benefit of changing your metal bearings for igus® polymer ones. The various igubal® parts shown start covered in grease but by switching to a lubrication free igus® bearing, this is eradicated. To watch the video, click here https://youtu.be/TJD0QPeqLzE For more information on […]

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A clean performance: igus gets the REINER! Award for modular cleanroom chain

Published on: 25/05/2021

Fraunhofer Purity Technology Award goes to the particle-free and compact “e-skin” flat cable guide Electronics manufacturing demands high purity manufacturing environments and requires particle-free machine elements in clean rooms to ensure product quality. The Fraunhofer Institute in Germany recognises innovative developments in clean manufacturing every two years with the REINER! Award. Motion plastics specialist igus […]

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