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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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Video of the Week – Why choose igus’ motion plastics for medical applications?

Published on: 24/04/2020

Whether in handling applications or in laboratory equipment, where there is movement, energy chains are widely used to protect and guide cables and hoses. In the medical industry, however, higher demands are placed on the components, which must all run very smoothly and quietly, be cleanroom-compatible, media-resistant and corrosion-free and of hygienic design. In this […]

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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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Hard on the outside, smart on the inside: igus develops intelligent plain bearing

Published on: 15/04/2020

17th March, 2020 igus has developed an intelligent bearing that warns of specific wear level, enabling machine and equipment operators to plan maintenance, repairs or part replacement in advance. Called smart iglidur, the intelligent plain bearing was developed for difficult-to-access bearing points and for applications where no regular maintenance intervals have been planned. Defects are […]

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Clean, safe, detectable: new igus tribo polymers for food contact

Published on: 15/04/2020

18th February, 2020 Media resistance, lubrication-free and corrosion-free: these are the requirements machine components in the food industry must meet. igus has developed two new materials for its plain and spherical bearings: the iglidur FC180 and igumid FC. Both materials comply with FDA and EU10/2011 regulations and are therefore ideal for use in the food […]

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igus expands 3D printing service by injection moulding with printed tools

Published on: 15/04/2020

11th February, 2020 Many designers in the industrial sector rely on wear-resistant, high-performance plastic parts for use wherever there is friction between two surfaces. To ensure they get their special plastic part, igus has integrated its Print2Mould process in its online 3D printing service. With a printed tool, the component is manufactured by injection moulding. […]

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igus plain bearings help adaptive skier find the fast lane

Published on: 15/04/2020

21st November, 2019 Like every competitive athlete, Christopher Young stays acutely attuned to his equipment. Whether it is motorsport, cycling, skiing or any other event where equipment plays an important role in performance, athletes can feel instantly when their equipment is working properly… and when it is not. In Young’s case, however, the margin for […]

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How igus makes automated guided vehicles more fail-safe

Published on: 15/04/2020

17th November, 2019 The use of automated guided vehicles (AGVs) in factories and warehouses is booming. They work around the clock, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. For AGV manufacturers, achieving maximum uptime is a challenge, which can be overcome by using reliable and maintenance-free components. “iglidur tribopolymer bearings, which are used in […]

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iglidur coatings make sliding metal surfaces wear-resistant

Published on: 15/04/2020

24th October, 2019 For lubrication-free sliding in a very tight space, igus has introduced a new coating material and service for metal components. The iglidur coating provides the components with the wear and sliding properties of the maintenance-free iglidur materials. The coating was developed for applications where a classic shaft-bearing combination is not possible, such […]

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Seven iglidur plain bearing materials pass the mould endurance test

Published on: 15/04/2020

24th September, 2019 For air conditioning systems in buildings, aircraft and cars, mould is not only a great annoyance but a serious health hazard. To prevent this, mould-resistant components must be used. Therefore, igus had its materials tested for mould growth. The result: seven igus plain bearing materials are resistant to fungi and bacteria. In […]

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