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3D Printing

iglidur I151 for safe, FDA-compliant and detectable consumable parts in food technology

Published on: 19/08/2021

igus develops a blue tribo-filament for cost-effective production of special 3D printed parts for the food industry Responding to customer demand, iglidur I151 is a blue, easy-to-process material and has the best friction and wear values in its class. This new tribo-filament is a further development of the iglidur I150 all-rounder filament from igus. Due […]

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New igus SLS material for electrostatically conductive wear-resistant parts from the 3D printer

Published on: 20/05/2021

Lubrication-free tribo-polymer iglidur I8-ESD enables the cost-effective manufacture of durable special parts with no minimum order quantity For safe and reliable production in the electronics and semiconductor industry, components are required that have electrostatically conductive properties. This is because even a small electric shock can destroy expensive production lines. igus has now developed a new […]

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Maintenance-free 3D printed grippers transform packaging machine effectiveness

Published on: 16/03/2021

3D printed plastic grippers save packaging manufacturers 85 per cent on costs and 70 per cent on time. Animals and birds can adjust the power and position of their grip in many ways to suit their needs. Industrial applications tend to be binary in comparison; mechanical grippers used for attaching lids to jars, for example, […]

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Meet igus Product Manager Dean Aylott

Published on: 19/01/2021

Product Manager, Dean Aylott igus UK recently celebrated 10 years with the company and to commemorate this milestone, he took to the HotSeat with PlastikCity, the dedicated procurement portal for the UK & IE plastics sector … Q: What trends do you think will shape the future of UK plastics?  How will igus respond? Prior […]

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Additive manufacturing meets Industry 4.0: igus makes 3D printed tribo-components intelligent

Published on: 24/11/2020

Printed components made intelligent – this is the latest product development from motion plastics experts igus. In this world first, igus can integrated sensors into its printed motion plastics components to predict maintenance requirements and avoid downtime. igus, which has its UK headquarters in Northampton, has developed a special feature; sensors are directly printed into […]

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3D printing workshop – choose your timeslot

Published on: 20/10/2020

UK engineers set to join global 3D printing workshop Engineers across the UK are set to join an online workshop this month – to discuss and learn more about the 3D printing of plastic gears. igus, which has its UK headquarters in Northampton, has organised the event on Wednesday 28th October – for engineers across […]

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Stereo instead of mono: igus gives customers complete design freedom with 2-component 3D printing

Published on: 07/10/2020

Two filaments can be joined together in a single production step to form a lubrication-free and robust component. Prototypes, spare parts, tools and low volume production: 3D printers from plastics specialist igus are now producing components with different filament materials. Specialised material properties can be easily combined in this 2-component 3D printing. For example, components […]

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igus 3D printing service: low-wear polymer parts in 5 days!

Published on: 18/08/2020

18th August, 2020 Production-ready, long-lasting special parts from a 3D printer, increase design freedom in the automotive industry Additive manufacturing gives designers new freedom and flexibility in the design of special solutions, including the development of efficient vehicle components. If lightweight and durable wear-resistant parts are required, igus offers a solution from their 3D printing […]

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Virtual-Exhibition

igus opens virtual trade show 2020 to introduce more than 100 motion plastics innovations

Published on: 19/05/2020

19th May, 2020 In its virtual trade show, igus presents more than 100 plastic innovations and product range additions from all areas of motion plastics. Around 400 square metres in size, the real stand is now open to online visitors and follows the theme ‘Cost down, Life up. It’s our job’. The trade show is […]

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Video of the Week – the 2020 new products from igus

Published on: 04/05/2020

1st May, 2020 Tech up, Cost down: we will always give you at least one of these. This is our job and for many years has been our promise to you. The immense challenges of this year have spurred us on to even greater efforts. During this uncertain time of change, exhibitions have been cancelled.  […]

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