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Sustainability

Sustainability at the push of a button: e-chain for Drop Water vending machine

Published on: 07/09/2021

A new water vending machine from a Californian company reduces the transport and consumption of plastic bottles with the help of igus motion plastics. The Drop Station is a new sustainable drinks vending machine that dispenses water into compostable containers at the push of a button. The water does not have to be transported, as […]

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Cost down, life up with Vertical farming

Published on: 26/08/2021

This week’s video shows how igus products are used in vertical farming, an exciting new industry which demands reliability, longevity and no maintenance.  This is perfect for igus motion plastics, from smooth gliding drylin® gantries to robust, lightweight e-chains®, the elimination of lubrication means no contamination. To view the video, click here https://youtu.be/lFbmUTzMPXk For more […]

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High factor protection: igus develops solar materials with three-times more UV-resistance

Published on: 06/08/2021

Two new lubrication-free tribo polymers increase the service life of bearings in single-axis solar trackers Solarmid and iglidur P UV are the names of the two new materials that igus has developed specifically for housing bearings in single-axis solar trackers, the panels that track sunlight in solar farms. The new polymers last much longer than […]

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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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