Keyword:

bearings

Unique 4-year warranty extends to thousands of motion plastic products

Published on: 10/06/2024

Billions of test cycles in the company’s in-house laboratory means igus can extend its industry-leading four-year warranty for all products that can be calculated in terms of service life. First, chainflex cables offered the four-year warranty: and now igus is now offering this extended warranty for all products with an igus service life calculation. Customers […]

Read more...

Carbon tracking: igus sets the standard to help machine builders report carbon emissions

Published on: 10/01/2024

As well as increasing the number of low carbon and renewable products and services in 2023, igus uses a reliable carbon tracking method for suppliers and can now provide the carbon content of most iglidur products. It aims to show the carbon content of all its products by mid-2024. Companies are under growing pressure to […]

Read more...

New igutex TX3 fibre-wound material perfect for construction and heavy-duty work

Published on: 18/07/2023

igus launches a new lubrication-free material, for bearings needing higher running performance with high dynamic forces, ideal for heavy-duty applications. In applications with loads of more than 80Mpa, plain bearings made of thermoplastic materials can be pushing their physical limits. Igus has expanded the existing range of standard plain bearings with the new igutex fibre-wound […]

Read more...

GO! Greaves 3D and igus take the lead in race to perfectly simulate motorsport

Published on: 15/09/2022

A super-realistic racing simulator has been developed by Greaves 3D Engineering that features 45 igus bearings, linear rails, drives and e-chains. The University of Northampton is using the simulator for deployment on its esports BSc degree course. The driver grips the contoured steering wheel lightly and adjusts the seat position forward, angled back. The pedal […]

Read more...

VOTW-Plain bearings in the construction industry

Published on: 14/07/2022

The construction industry requires robust, durable and reliable products to be used within the machinery. In this week’s video of the week, igus® products are shown in various aspects of construction machinery, showing that plastic bearings are more than capable of withstanding the construction life! Being lubrication free, igus® products are ideal for use in […]

Read more...

VOTW-igus® components making your ride more comfortable

Published on: 19/04/2022

When you think of car seat, you probably don’t think of the components designed and used within the mechanism of that seat! Why would you? In this weeks’ video of the week, the seat is stripped back to reveal the multiple igus® products found within the often-complicated mechanisms. You might be surprised by what you […]

Read more...

VOTW- igus® products in packaging machines.

Published on: 11/03/2022

In this week’s video of the week, the packaging machine showcases a number of igus® products being used. From curved rail to drylin® and iglidur® bearings, all products are ideally suited for this application as no maintenance is required. The igus® products are also lubrication free so allows a clean, smooth motion. The machine also […]

Read more...

The drynamic mobility show: how motion plastics supports mobility trends

Published on: 02/09/2021

igus experts present how motion plastics can reduce costs and sustainably improve technology in a series of live shows Our mobility is changing rapidly: e-scooters, e-bikes, e-cars and vehicles with alternative power sources are increasingly common. The concept of car sharing is also establishing itself in cities worldwide. At the IAA Mobility Show 2021 in […]

Read more...

VOTW- igus® motion plastics for drone equipment

Published on: 20/08/2021

2021 seems to be the year of the drone. In this week’s video you will be introduced to the “drone in the box” system. This allows drones to fly autonomously and automatically, it also serves as a landing platform, control box and offers a station for recharging the battery.  In the video, you can see […]

Read more...

Lightweight lubrication-free iglidur plain bearings make catamarans fly

Published on: 28/05/2021

The manus award- igus’s awards programme for polymer bearing applications, received 582 entries in 2021. Back in 2019, The iFLY15 catamaran won silver in the manus awards and is now attempting to break a world record. Twin-hulled catamarans are designed to lift out of the water on hydrofoils, and the iFLY15 sports catamaran from CEC […]

Read more...