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 […]
In this week’s video of the week, it is obvious of the main benefit of changing your metal bearings for igus® polymer ones. The various igubal® parts shown start covered in grease but by switching to a lubrication free igus® bearing, this is eradicated. To watch the video, click here https://youtu.be/TJD0QPeqLzE For more information on […]
A new elastic double joint from plastics specialist igus is proving to be a perfect – and quiet – solution for the machine building sector. The igubal GPZM coupling joint, which was officially launched at the end of 2020, is lubrication-free, maintenance-free and 20% more flexible than its conventional alternative. Dean Aylott, Product Manager at […]
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 […]
1st May, 2020 Tech up, Cost down: we will always give you at least one of these. This is our job and for many years has been our promise to you. The immense challenges of this year have spurred us on to even greater efforts. During this uncertain time of change, exhibitions have been cancelled. […]
18th February, 2020 Media resistance, lubrication-free and corrosion-free: these are the requirements machine components in the food industry must meet. igus has developed two new materials for its plain and spherical bearings: the iglidur FC180 and igumid FC. Both materials comply with FDA and EU10/2011 regulations and are therefore ideal for use in the food […]
No one wants a rusty bearing. It contaminates, it is dirty and it wears the shaft. igus bearings do not rust, they are self lubricating and are therefore low-maintenance.