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Additive manufacturing meets Industry 4.0: igus makes 3D printed tribo-components intelligent

Published on: 24/11/2020

Printed components made intelligent – this is the latest product development from motion plastics experts igus. In this world first, igus can integrated sensors into its printed motion plastics components to predict maintenance requirements and avoid downtime. igus, which has its UK headquarters in Northampton, has developed a special feature; sensors are directly printed into […]

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3D printing workshop – choose your timeslot

Published on: 20/10/2020

UK engineers set to join global 3D printing workshop Engineers across the UK are set to join an online workshop this month – to discuss and learn more about the 3D printing of plastic gears. igus, which has its UK headquarters in Northampton, has organised the event on Wednesday 28th October – for engineers across […]

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Stereo instead of mono: igus gives customers complete design freedom with 2-component 3D printing

Published on: 07/10/2020

Two filaments can be joined together in a single production step to form a lubrication-free and robust component. Prototypes, spare parts, tools and low volume production: 3D printers from plastics specialist igus are now producing components with different filament materials. Specialised material properties can be easily combined in this 2-component 3D printing. For example, components […]

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igus 3D printing service: low-wear polymer parts in 5 days!

Published on: 18/08/2020

18th August, 2020 Production-ready, long-lasting special parts from a 3D printer, increase design freedom in the automotive industry Additive manufacturing gives designers new freedom and flexibility in the design of special solutions, including the development of efficient vehicle components. If lightweight and durable wear-resistant parts are required, igus offers a solution from their 3D printing […]

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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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Video of the Week – the 2020 new products from igus

Published on: 04/05/2020

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.  […]

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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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igus robotic arm helps start the celebrations on The Gadget Show

Published on: 15/04/2020

4th December, 2019 During day to day business at igus UK, it is not unusual to get the odd phone call from customers and potential customers who have a novel idea on a new machine or concept. One Friday morning, a few weeks back, igus received such a call from the producer/director of The Gadget […]

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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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Piano builder strikes new tune with help from igus

Published on: 31/07/2019

An England-based piano builder is striking a new chord in the design of the centuries-old musical instrument by incorporating tribopolymer components from igus in a unique hammer system that offers supreme longevity, climate resistance and improved playability and sound performance.

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