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Smooth entertainment aboard, even in rough seas thanks to igus and Videlio-HMS

Published on: 17/06/2024

At French shipyard Chantiers de l’Atlantique, theatres and entertainment systems supplied by Videlio-HMS must pass rigorous standards to run smoothly at sea. Cables and energy supply systems supplied by igus are chosen for their reliability and maritime standards. Life at sea is very different to life on dry land; ask any seafarer. And all the […]

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Field-Tested Reliability: igus® composite bearings in agriculture  

Published on: 30/05/2024

The switch to igutex® polymer bearings for long standing customer and agricultural equipment manufacturer Sumo UK Ltd, has allowed them to produce longer lasting, durable machinery and save on the cost of standard metal bearings that require lubrication.  Finding bearings that are cost-effective, tough enough to take on the most heavy-duty loads, and that minimise […]

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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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Swimming pool on demand

Published on: 06/09/2023

A Conmag Engineering solution can transform a terrace into a pool while saving EU30,000 with the help of corrosion-free linear technology from igus Conmag Engineering has designed a “mobile pelvic floor” that transforms a luxury swimming pool into a walk-on terrace using linear technology engineering from igus that works reliably and with little maintenance under […]

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Cheers! igus linear guide taps beer in seconds

Published on: 30/08/2023

Food engineering company One Two Beer GmbH develops automatic beer dispensing system with igus drylin linear technology for foam-free pouring. To prevent long queues at busy bars, One Two Beer GmbH has developed an automatic beer dispensing system. The centre piece is a mobile dispensing head that inserts into the bottom of cups and enables […]

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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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VOTW- How to make applications in Material handling work more efficiently

Published on: 22/06/2023

There are so many applications within the material handling industry that need reliable, effective, and durable products, so it is hardly surprising that there are so many igus® products used in these applications. In this week’s “video of the week”, we see a small selection of igus® parts in action in material handling, from drylin® […]

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VOTW- Plastic bearings do work in heavy duty environments!

Published on: 02/02/2023

Can plastic bearings be successful in tough environments such as HGV’s? Absolutely. In this week’s video of the week, the iglidur® bearings that are regularly used within various points on lorries are highlighted, just going to show that small plastic bearings really can perform in huge industrial vehicles. To view the video, click here https://youtu.be/ffkAGcqSCoE […]

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