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Safe sorting even in heat: New igus material for the food industry

Published on: 15/09/2021

Electrostatically dissipating iglidur AX500 tribopolymer ensures maintenance-free, food industry applications In the food and packaging industry, sorting and packing zones are subject to constant movement of goods and temperature changes. For these storage mechanisms to perform flawlessly, long-lasting plain bearing solutions are required that can withstand friction and heat long-term. Another challenge is the creation of […]

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iglidur I151 for safe, FDA-compliant and detectable consumable parts in food technology

Published on: 19/08/2021

igus develops a blue tribo-filament for cost-effective production of special 3D printed parts for the food industry Responding to customer demand, iglidur I151 is a blue, easy-to-process material and has the best friction and wear values in its class. This new tribo-filament is a further development of the iglidur I150 all-rounder filament from igus. Due […]

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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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From garage business to world leader: igus founders celebrate 90th birthday

Published on: 22/06/2021

igus founders Günter and Margret Blase jointly laid the foundation for the breakthrough of industrial motion plastics in 1964. In 1964, Günter and Margret Blase founded a small business called igus in their garage in Cologne-Mülheim, Germany. Fast forward to 2021 and the company is a global brand, supplying customers worldwide with lubrication-free and maintenance-free […]

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