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Unique 4-year warranty extends to thousands of motion plastic products

Published on: 10/06/2024

Billions of test cycles in the company’s in-house laboratory means igus can extend its industry-leading four-year warranty for all products that can be calculated in terms of service life. First, chainflex cables offered the four-year warranty: and now igus is now offering this extended warranty for all products with an igus service life calculation. Customers […]

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The first 100 igus all-plastic bicycles hit the UK roads

Published on: 02/05/2024

The first batch of the famous all-plastic igus bicycle is in production, while igus builds a high-volume production line. The day has finally come. After months of development, the igus:bike, a bicycle made of 92% plastic with a high proportion of recycled material, is in production. The first 100 bikes are being produced while igus […]

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Red Sea crisis exposes UK industry’s flaws, prompting new solutions

Published on: 25/03/2024

Persistent inflation and prolonged delays to imports are having a negative effect on UK manufacturing that relies on global supply chains. The Red Sea shipping crisis is hurting UK businesses now more than ever – is it time for a rethink of long-term supply networks? Attacks by Houthis rebels on commercial shipping in the Red […]

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Carbon tracking: igus sets the standard to help machine builders report carbon emissions

Published on: 10/01/2024

As well as increasing the number of low carbon and renewable products and services in 2023, igus uses a reliable carbon tracking method for suppliers and can now provide the carbon content of most iglidur products. It aims to show the carbon content of all its products by mid-2024. Companies are under growing pressure to […]

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Passing the acid test: igubal bearing saves battery recycler thousands

Published on: 28/11/2023

Simply switching to a polymer bearing from a stainless-steel bearing has saved a lead acid battery recycler, Fry’s Metals thousands in maintenance costs, and far more in preventing lost production time Recycling lead batteries in high volume is a tough, corrosive working environment to work in. As such, one of South Africa’s leading lead recycling […]

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igusGO: AI-driven, cost-saving machine design optimisation app makes work fun

Published on: 07/11/2023

By harnessing AI, a new igus app shows how to optimise the design of over 450 applications in just a few seconds Wouldn’t it be nice if time-poor engineers, faced with huge component choices, could easily and quickly improve their designs by seeing the full range of components and their properties instantly? Step forward the […]

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Tackling the scourge of ocean plastic

Published on: 03/10/2023

A rising wave of data shows just how serious ocean plastic pollution has become. igus is minimising waste plastic and helping remove plastic directly from the ocean As a manufacturer of plastic engineering components, igus takes marine pollution very seriously and is engaged in several programmes to reduce plastic pollution.  More than 171 trillion pieces […]

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Machine Heat Recovery System for heating factories efficiently is accessible to all, for free 

Published on: 17/08/2023

Engineers from igus are now using a simple, in-house technology for heat recovery. It uses the waste heat from machinery to heat factories and industrial units, saving energy costs and CO2 emissions. igus has made the details of the technology available online to industrial companies, for free. If all injection moulders worldwide were to use […]

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Big push in plastics recycling using digital trading platform: igus invests in start-up cirplus

Published on: 09/08/2023

With their recycling platforms, igus and cirplus want to jointly promote the regenerative plastics industry in the future. Cirplus also launches first global standard for high-quality plastics recycling Plastics are super-versatile and an essential part of our everyday lives, yet even today they often end up being incinerated. A more sustainable plastics economy is needed. […]

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Video of the month- bringing virtual reality into engineering

Published on: 13/07/2023

Ensuring engineering is accessible and enjoyable, igus® have recently introduced the term “enjoyneering”. This encapsulates the fun element of learning and experiencing all about engineering in the metaverse, the iguverse. In this week’s “video of the month” we take you deep into the iguverse, allowing a sneak preview of the various rooms we offer, the […]

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