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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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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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Digital engineering support during a pandemic: Thousands visit igus trade exhibition

Published on: 24/11/2020

An online trade show created by motion plastics specialists igus has attracted more than 10,000 customers since its launch in May. The company, which has its UK headquarters in Northampton, has launched more than 120 innovative products in the last seven months from its 400 square metre stand at the company’s headquarters in Cologne, Germany. […]

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Video of the week-iglidur® e coating for automotive hinges.

Published on: 13/08/2020

13th August, 2020 The automotive industry is notoriously difficult to satisfy, especially with such high standards in every area of production. Utilising igus® products within the car’s design, not only reduces weight and noise but is also more cost-effective than their metal counterparts. In this week’s video of the week, examples of iglidur® products are […]

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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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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 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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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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