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3D printing in outer space: students test igus linear axes in near-zero gravity flights

Published on: 12/10/2021

Students use drylin linear units to develop a 3D printer for the cost-effective production of structural components in outer space. When booms for solar panels or satellite antennas are transported into space in a rocket, they are exposed to very high loads. To simplify space transportation and speed up the production of these components, a […]


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 […]


Formula Student team relies on igus® cables for its triumphant all-electric car.

Published on: 08/04/2020

27th March, 2020 A team of undergraduates at Surrey University are pioneering Formula Student in the UK with an all-electric powertrain. Formula Student is the world’s largest student motorsport competition, which brings together teams from universities across the world. Team SURTES (Surrey University Racing Technology Engineering Solutions) operates out of the Engineering Design Centre in […]