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Video of the week- New igus® injection moulded gears with no MOQ

Published on: 22/10/2021

In this week’s video of the week, Head of the iglidur® gears business unit Steffan Shchack introduces injection moulded polymer gears from igus® From stock, we have 3 designs in a variety of wear resistant materials, suitable for applications with high temperatures, electrically conductive and high endurance. From one gear to a million, we can […]

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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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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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Record 168 motion plastics innovations launched from the home office

Published on: 21/04/2021

In very tough business conditions, igus launched more new products in 2020/21 than the previous year – from integrated robotic drives to ball bearings with 21 times the high-speed service life. The leading motion plastics company igus launched more innovative products in 2020 than the previous year, despite the covid-19 pandemic. By investing in digitalisation, […]

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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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Piano builder strikes new tune with help from igus

Published on: 31/07/2019

An England-based piano builder is striking a new chord in the design of the centuries-old musical instrument by incorporating tribopolymer components from igus in a unique hammer system that offers supreme longevity, climate resistance and improved playability and sound performance.

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