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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 […]

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New long-life igus coating for food machinery

Published on: 04/03/2021

FDA-compliant polymer coating powder with four times longer service life than IC-01 boosts wear-resistance Sheet metal and metallic parts in food processing are regularly exposed to friction and wear. Motion plastics experts igus has developed a new coating material to increase the service life of these components, by reducing friction and wear. The IC-05 tribo-polymer […]

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Manus Awards deadline approaches – with UK companies encouraged to enter

Published on: 27/01/2021

January 2021: A category to reward sustainability has been added to this year’s Manus Awards – an event organised by igus to celebrate manufacturers using  engineering plastics  and bearing systems in their designs. 2021 is the tenth anniversary of its prestigious Manus Awards and to mark the occasion igus has added a Green category to […]

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Double protection against excessive dirt – felt seals are designed for iglidur plain bearings

Published on: 24/11/2020

New felt seals have been designed and manufactured by igus to protect iglidur plain bearings from the adverse effects when running in excessive amounts of sand, dirt, and abrasive dust. The global manufacturer of energy chain systems and polymer plain bearings,which has its UK headquarters in Northampton, has developed this additional method of protection specifically […]

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Vertical instead of horizontal: how motion plastics is making agriculture sustainable

Published on: 22/09/2020

Lubrication-free tribo-polymers ensure the reliable operation of vertical farming systems. Motion plastics from igus are playing a major role in the increasingly popular sector of vertical farming. igus, which has its UK headquarters in Northampton, is working closely with global companies specialising in vertical farming – the practice of growing plants indoors in stacked layers […]

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VOTW-Lightweight & lubrication-free motion plastics for motorcycles & scooters

Published on: 31/07/2020

31st July, 2020 igus® offers a large range of lubrication-free polymer bearings which can cope with high loads, high speeds and high temperatures. With attributes such as these, it is no wonder that they are ideal for utilising within motorcycles. These maintenance-free parts deliver a long service life and can, in some cases, improve performances […]

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igus introduces two new hybrid roller bearings for easy adjustment in lateral positioning systems

Published on: 15/04/2020

31st March, 2020 Linear systems are extensively used to move doors, monitors or even panels laterally, or side-to-side. If a low driving force is required, especially for manual adjustments, rollers are often used in the bearing element to reduce friction. However, to absorb the lateral forces, the position of these rollers is crucial. As a […]

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