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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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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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VOTW- Energy chains in heavy duty composting & Recycling plants

Published on: 15/02/2021

For extreme environments, it is vital that your energy and data supply is protected. igus® energy chains withstand dirt, humidity and other harsh environmental factors in industries such as recycling and composting plants. This week’s video of the week highlights the energy chains capabilities in some extreme conditions For more information regarding the igus® e-chains® […]

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igus invests £4M in pioneering plastic recycling firm

Published on: 15/04/2020

21st January, 2020 To support the circular economy of plastics, igus has invested £4 million in Mura Technology Limited that wants to put the first commercial Catalytic Hydrothermal Reactor (Cat-HTR) plant into operation. The technology recycles plastic waste into oil within 20 minutes, which can be reused to make new plastic products. Every year, 8 […]

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igus initiates first recycling program worldwide for energy chains

Published on: 15/04/2020

10th December, 2019 What happens when a plastic energy chain reaches its maximum service life? Usually, it is disposed of and incinerated with other plastic waste. With its ‘igus green chainge recycling program’, igus is now doing something completely new: users can send their plastic chains to igus for recycling – irrespective of the manufacturer. […]

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