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Autonomous cleaning robot runs even cleaner with drylin linear bearings

Published on: 17/05/2022

Lubrication-free drylin linear guides ensure smooth operation of the K900 cleaning robot from KEMARO AG The K900 industrial robot cleans floors wherever it needs to, autonomously and without programming, even in places where it is potentially dangerous or even impossible for people to clean. Lubrication-free linear guides, shafts, plain and fixed flange bearings from igus all […]

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When speed counts: FastLine delivers injection-moulded special plain bearings in 7 days

Published on: 22/02/2022

New toolmaking production line enables rapid delivery of customised igus plain bearings Industrial parts and products must be delivered quickly and reliably, but the manufacture of special parts by injection moulding can take several weeks. Plastics specialist igus has expanded its in-house toolmaking department and can now offer its customers the “FastLine” express service. Lubrication-free, […]

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Horse 2.0: Electric LyteHorse can conquer city, farm, forest and desert

Published on: 07/12/2021

Lubrication-free igus plain bearings allow new, go-anywhere electric stand-up vehicle to operate in even the most difficult environmental conditions An electric version of man’s most dependable and versatile friend, the horse, is now a reality. Canadian company LyteHorse Labs has designed a novel all-terrain electric vehicle, suitable for many applications and environmental conditions. igus bearings […]

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Tribo TX2 plain bearings reduce wear in high load applications by 3.5x

Published on: 28/09/2021

Lubrication-free and maintenance-free high-load material iglidur TX2 demonstrates 3.5-fold improved wear performance in tests. Especially forhigh-load applications in the construction, machinery, or agricultural industries, igus can now offer the new Tribo (tribologically optimized) material iglidur TX2, which works without lubrication. Even smaller excavating machines still need about 50 litres of lubricant per year with metal […]

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The drynamic mobility show: how motion plastics supports mobility trends

Published on: 02/09/2021

igus experts present how motion plastics can reduce costs and sustainably improve technology in a series of live shows Our mobility is changing rapidly: e-scooters, e-bikes, e-cars and vehicles with alternative power sources are increasingly common. The concept of car sharing is also establishing itself in cities worldwide. At the IAA Mobility Show 2021 in […]

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New igus module boosts predictive maintenance

Published on: 13/07/2021

New i.Cee:local module predicts the service life of machines and manufacturing systems, making maintenance more efficient and predictable Motion plastics leader igus has developed a new predictive maintenance device, a new home for the software to power its smart plastics products – the i.Cee:local module. The module calculates the remaining service life of the energy […]

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Lightweight lubrication-free iglidur plain bearings make catamarans fly

Published on: 28/05/2021

The manus award- igus’s awards programme for polymer bearing applications, received 582 entries in 2021. Back in 2019, The iFLY15 catamaran won silver in the manus awards and is now attempting to break a world record. Twin-hulled catamarans are designed to lift out of the water on hydrofoils, and the iFLY15 sports catamaran from CEC […]

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New igus product makes a splash in the world of robots

Published on: 04/01/2021

The new robolink IP44 from igus: a robot that defies water! Requests by customers for a robolink fit for wet conditions has prompted plastics expert igus to design one that can withstand rain, showers, and moisture. The company, which has its UK headquarters in Northampton, has developed its very first water-resistant robolink – a low-cost […]

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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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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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