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sustainability

Sustainability at the push of a button: e-chain for Drop Water vending machine

Published on: 07/09/2021

A new water vending machine from a Californian company reduces the transport and consumption of plastic bottles with the help of igus motion plastics. The Drop Station is a new sustainable drinks vending machine that dispenses water into compostable containers at the push of a button. The water does not have to be transported, as […]

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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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Cost down, life up with Vertical farming

Published on: 26/08/2021

This week’s video shows how igus products are used in vertical farming, an exciting new industry which demands reliability, longevity and no maintenance.  This is perfect for igus motion plastics, from smooth gliding drylin® gantries to robust, lightweight e-chains®, the elimination of lubrication means no contamination. To view the video, click here https://youtu.be/lFbmUTzMPXk For more […]

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High factor protection: igus develops solar materials with three-times more UV-resistance

Published on: 06/08/2021

Two new lubrication-free tribo polymers increase the service life of bearings in single-axis solar trackers Solarmid and iglidur P UV are the names of the two new materials that igus has developed specifically for housing bearings in single-axis solar trackers, the panels that track sunlight in solar farms. The new polymers last much longer than […]

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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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