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igus expands 3D printing service by injection moulding with printed tools

Published on: 15/04/2020

11th February, 2020 Many designers in the industrial sector rely on wear-resistant, high-performance plastic parts for use wherever there is friction between two surfaces. To ensure they get their special plastic part, igus has integrated its Print2Mould process in its online 3D printing service. With a printed tool, the component is manufactured by injection moulding. […]

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Ultra-compact ZLN-40 toothed belt axis for small installation spaces

Published on: 15/04/2020

4th February, 2020 igus has introduced a compact toothed belt axis based on its flat drylin N linear system. The drylin ZLN-40 is 27mm high and 40mm wide and can be delivered with a stroke length of up to 750mm. The modular unit is easy to assemble within minutes or can be ordered and delivered […]

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igus plain bearings help adaptive skier find the fast lane

Published on: 15/04/2020

21st November, 2019 Like every competitive athlete, Christopher Young stays acutely attuned to his equipment. Whether it is motorsport, cycling, skiing or any other event where equipment plays an important role in performance, athletes can feel instantly when their equipment is working properly… and when it is not. In Young’s case, however, the margin for […]

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How igus makes automated guided vehicles more fail-safe

Published on: 15/04/2020

17th November, 2019 The use of automated guided vehicles (AGVs) in factories and warehouses is booming. They work around the clock, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. For AGV manufacturers, achieving maximum uptime is a challenge, which can be overcome by using reliable and maintenance-free components. “iglidur tribopolymer bearings, which are used in […]

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igus online tool configures drylin shafts in seconds

Published on: 15/04/2020

6th November, 2019 Designing the right shaft for an application is not easy without CAD software and in-depth technical knowledge. igus has now developed a new, free-of-charge and freely accessible online tool with the drylin shaft configurator. In just three steps, designers can select the right shaft in the required length from seven materials, machine […]

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Young people on the Falklands Islands inspired by the possibilities of 3D printing

Published on: 15/04/2020

24th October, 2019 The Falkland Islands are an archipelago comprising two main islands and 778 smaller islands covering an area of 12,000 sq km (almost half the size of Wales) with a population of just over 3.5 thousand. Here, a radio station covers local news and the territory’s only newspaper is Penguin News. The islands […]

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iglidur coatings make sliding metal surfaces wear-resistant

Published on: 15/04/2020

24th October, 2019 For lubrication-free sliding in a very tight space, igus has introduced a new coating material and service for metal components. The iglidur coating provides the components with the wear and sliding properties of the maintenance-free iglidur materials. The coating was developed for applications where a classic shaft-bearing combination is not possible, such […]

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