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The circular economy and igus give plastics a second life

Published on: 10/06/2021

Environmental protection is gaining more momentum today and plastic is a big part of this. Social transformation, responsibility for sustainability and the changes in our use of plastics are not going unnoticed by industry. Examples from igus, the motion plastics specialist, show how companies can use engineering and ecological innovations to tackle these issues. More […]

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New igus SLS material for electrostatically conductive wear-resistant parts from the 3D printer

Published on: 20/05/2021

Lubrication-free tribo-polymer iglidur I8-ESD enables the cost-effective manufacture of durable special parts with no minimum order quantity For safe and reliable production in the electronics and semiconductor industry, components are required that have electrostatically conductive properties. This is because even a small electric shock can destroy expensive production lines. igus has now developed a new […]

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Multi-property igus tribo-polymers increase machine service life and efficiency

Published on: 06/05/2021

Tribo-polymers showcase their advantages in maintenance-free and lubrication-free iglidur bearing technology Assessing the service life of a machine must take account of the costs of purchase, procurement and installation, as well as all the costs incurred in the long term operation, maintenance and repair of the machine. Using wear-resistant materials and low-maintenance components reduces not […]

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VOTW- igus® products helping with mask production lines.

Published on: 26/04/2021

This week’s video of the week shows how a range of igus® products are utilised in a production of disposable face masks. Unfortunately, facemasks have become a staple in our lives. So much so, manufacturers have now recognised the benefits of igus® products within this manufacturing sector. Clean, dry and lubrication free means that all […]

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Maintenance-free 3D printed grippers transform packaging machine effectiveness

Published on: 16/03/2021

3D printed plastic grippers save packaging manufacturers 85 per cent on costs and 70 per cent on time. Animals and birds can adjust the power and position of their grip in many ways to suit their needs. Industrial applications tend to be binary in comparison; mechanical grippers used for attaching lids to jars, for example, […]

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Additive manufacturing meets Industry 4.0: igus makes 3D printed tribo-components intelligent

Published on: 24/11/2020

Printed components made intelligent – this is the latest product development from motion plastics experts igus. In this world first, igus can integrated sensors into its printed motion plastics components to predict maintenance requirements and avoid downtime. igus, which has its UK headquarters in Northampton, has developed a special feature; sensors are directly printed into […]

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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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The need for speed – blue FDA compliant knife edge rollers from igus

Published on: 29/10/2020

Rollers made of a new iglidur A250 high-performance polymer, enable faster conveyor belt speeds Motion plastics expert igus have designed and manufactured a new high-performance polymer ideally suited for the growing demands of the food production sector. The new iglidur A250 tribo-polymer, designed and manufactured by igus, whose UK headquarters are in Northampton, is the […]

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Stereo instead of mono: igus gives customers complete design freedom with 2-component 3D printing

Published on: 07/10/2020

Two filaments can be joined together in a single production step to form a lubrication-free and robust component. Prototypes, spare parts, tools and low volume production: 3D printers from plastics specialist igus are now producing components with different filament materials. Specialised material properties can be easily combined in this 2-component 3D printing. For example, components […]

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The igus configurators help identify the right iglidur plain bearing material

Published on: 05/10/2020

Find the best and most cost-effective iglidur material to use in bar stock, 3D printing or injection moulding by using new digital and analogue igus tools. To help customers find the right iglidur material for the appropriate application, igus has developed a new compact, non-virtual material selector (a new sample box) for its 39 iglidur […]

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