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Wear-resistant polymer gears from igus: Printed, machined and now injection moulded

Published on: 20/07/2021

igus now offers injection moulded, cost-effective production of lubrication-free gears Gears made of polymer deliver power transmission in many applications, from automatic coffee machines to actuators. Specifically for producing wear-resistant and durable gears, igus now offers injection moulded gears in addition to machining from bar stock and those made using additive manufacturing (3D printing). Customers […]

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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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VOTW- Metal out plastic in!

Published on: 27/05/2021

In this week’s video of the week, it is obvious of the main benefit of changing your metal bearings for igus® polymer ones. The various igubal® parts shown start covered in grease but by switching to a lubrication free igus® bearing, this is eradicated. To watch the video, click here https://youtu.be/TJD0QPeqLzE For more information on […]

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igus Motion Plastics Show 2021: 168new products and range extensions

Published on: 11/05/2021

Real-virtual igus exhibition invites visitors to improve their moving application with high-performance polymers The “igus Motion Plastics Show 2021” opens its digital doors and is offering more new products, product enhancements and digital offerings than ever before. 168 innovations from all areas – from telescopic robot hose packages to dry-running ball bearings with 21x service […]

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Zap! igus delta robot chosen for non-chemical robot weeding for crops

Published on: 29/04/2021

The world’s first non-chemical robotic weeding for cereal crops, made by agri-tech start up Small Robot Company, has successfully identified and killed weeds at a field trial in Hampshire. The wheeled robot uses igus delta robot arms to position a “zapper” and deploy ‘lightning strikes’ to kill weeds. Delta robot arms from igus were selected […]

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Extra igus investment paves the way for innovative plastic recycling technology

Published on: 08/04/2021

Recycling pioneer Mura Technology begins construction of world’s first commercial HydroPRS plant for chemical recycling of plastics Hydrothermal Plastic Recycling Solution (HydroPRS) is an advanced chemical recycling process designed to rapidly convert waste plastic that cannot be recycled easily, into valuable raw materials, reusing waste that would otherwise pollute the environment. Motion plastics specialist igus has invested further in recycling […]

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Meet igus Product Manager Dean Aylott

Published on: 19/01/2021

Product Manager, Dean Aylott igus UK recently celebrated 10 years with the company and to commemorate this milestone, he took to the HotSeat with PlastikCity, the dedicated procurement portal for the UK & IE plastics sector … Q: What trends do you think will shape the future of UK plastics?  How will igus respond? Prior […]

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