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Lubrication-free igus linear belt axis in a hygienic design for clean use in food technology

Published on: 16/11/2021

drylin ZLW belt axis manufactured with FDA-compliant materials can be cleaned quickly and is maintenance-free thanks to tribopolymer technology Cleaning complex machines and systems in food production leads to longer and therefore expensive downtime. To reduce this workload, igus is launching a ready-to-connect belt axis, designed to meet hygienic standards for the food industry. It […]

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VOTW -There is no strain with the igus® Strainwave gear

Published on: 14/10/2021

The new generation of the strain wave gear is low cost, self-lubricating and polymer! With high efficiency, no lubrication and its lightweight design, the dry running strain wave gear is a welcomed addition to the drygear® family. In this week’s video of the week, you can see how easy it to assemble and how the […]

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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 […]

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Sustainability at the push of a button: e-chain for Drop Water vending machine

Published on: 07/09/2021

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 […]

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Find and order linear modules quickly with drive technology configurator from igus

Published on: 31/08/2021

New online tool helps users customise the best maintenance-free linear drive system Spindle, rack and pinion, or belt drive? Light or heavy load? Motor or handwheel? The search for the right linear module is time-consuming, which is exactly why igus has introduced the drive technology configurator. After entering all the parameters for the application, this […]

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Cost down, life up with Vertical farming

Published on: 26/08/2021

This week’s video shows how igus products are used in vertical farming, an exciting new industry which demands reliability, longevity and no maintenance.  This is perfect for igus motion plastics, from smooth gliding drylin® gantries to robust, lightweight e-chains®, the elimination of lubrication means no contamination. To view the video, click here https://youtu.be/lFbmUTzMPXk For more […]

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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 […]

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Video of the week- 60 seconds of drylin®

Published on: 08/07/2021

In this week’s video of the week, It is all about drylin®! To celebrate the new drylin® product information webpages, this week’s video highlights all the key benefits of using drylin® over alternatives. The lightweight, dirt resistant, sustainable linear systems sell themselves. To view the video, click here https://youtu.be/qOOYXw0Z1DY For more information on the drylin® […]

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Maximum precision: new drylin linear bearings for round shafts

Published on: 06/07/2021

New bearings made of iglidur W360 high-performance plastic ensure precise and easy linear movements The new iglidur W360CM series linear bearings are designed to slide on round shafts with high precision. The linear bearing consists of an aluminium housing and a polymer liner, which ensures high accuracy. The design allows precise movement. By using iglidur […]

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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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