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The need for speed – blue FDA compliant knife edge rollers from igus

Published on: 29/10/2020

Rollers made of a new iglidur A250 high-performance polymer, enable faster conveyor belt speeds Motion plastics expert igus have designed and manufactured a new high-performance polymer ideally suited for the growing demands of the food production sector. The new iglidur A250 tribo-polymer, designed and manufactured by igus, whose UK headquarters are in Northampton, is the […]

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The igus configurators help identify the right iglidur plain bearing material

Published on: 05/10/2020

Find the best and most cost-effective iglidur material to use in bar stock, 3D printing or injection moulding by using new digital and analogue igus tools. To help customers find the right iglidur material for the appropriate application, igus has developed a new compact, non-virtual material selector (a new sample box) for its 39 iglidur […]

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Vertical instead of horizontal: how motion plastics is making agriculture sustainable

Published on: 22/09/2020

Lubrication-free tribo-polymers ensure the reliable operation of vertical farming systems. Motion plastics from igus are playing a major role in the increasingly popular sector of vertical farming. igus, which has its UK headquarters in Northampton, is working closely with global companies specialising in vertical farming – the practice of growing plants indoors in stacked layers […]

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VOTW-Lightweight & lubrication-free motion plastics for motorcycles & scooters

Published on: 31/07/2020

31st July, 2020 igus® offers a large range of lubrication-free polymer bearings which can cope with high loads, high speeds and high temperatures. With attributes such as these, it is no wonder that they are ideal for utilising within motorcycles. These maintenance-free parts deliver a long service life and can, in some cases, improve performances […]

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A winning combination: the new linear and pivoting slide from igus

Published on: 29/07/2020

29th July, 2020 A drylin W linear guide fitted with a PRT slewing ring bearing provides linear and rotating motion. This new design study from igus can move linearly and rotate simultaneously. With the drylin W linear/pivot guide, armrests, trays and control panels on seats and armchairs, for example, can be easily adjusted to suit […]

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Fast entry into low-cost automation using a digital twin in intuitive robot control

Published on: 30/06/2020

30th June, 2020 igus has developed control software for its low-cost automation solutions that allows users to easily program their robots. Available online, free of charge, the igus robot control software enables different robot kinematics to be programmed and controlled. A digital twin simulates the movements, allowing the user to program a suitable solution before […]

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Video of the Week – How igus drylin linear robot technology can help you carry on camping

Published on: 26/06/2020

26th June, 2020 The innovative Camping Butler cleans mobile toilet cartridges, from caravans and camper vans, fully automatically and contact-free from the inside and outside. No matter how full or very dirty the cassette is, the Camping Butler cleans it completely. In the week’s video, we go behind the scenes to see how exactly the […]

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Video of the Week – How automation is made easy with the modular Apiro system

Published on: 04/06/2020

4th June, 2020 The new modular Apiro motion system from igus, enables design engineers to develop low-cost automation systems with endless possibilities. Consisting three lubrication-free worm gears for standard, inverted and linear movements, which can be connected in series or parallel and configured to perform simple linear motion to complex robotic tasks. The worm gears […]

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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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igus supports student spice vending machine project with drylin W linear systems

Published on: 11/05/2020

8th May, 2020 Curry instead of cola! Five students from Heubach, Germany have developed a vending machine for packaged spices together with engineers and trainees from EMAG LaserTec GmbH. To ensure that the salt, curry and pepper cans are picked from their compartments quickly, they used the drylin W linear guides from igus. Putting academic […]

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