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tribo-polymers

Safe sorting even in heat: New igus material for the food industry

Published on: 15/09/2021

Electrostatically dissipating iglidur AX500 tribopolymer ensures maintenance-free, food industry applications In the food and packaging industry, sorting and packing zones are subject to constant movement of goods and temperature changes. For these storage mechanisms to perform flawlessly, long-lasting plain bearing solutions are required that can withstand friction and heat long-term. Another challenge is the creation of […]

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Compact rotation: igus expands range of slewing rings for tight spaces

Published on: 29/06/2021

The space-saving PRT-04 slewing ring bearings are now available in a range of sizes with inner and outer tooth drives and a locking function. Compact and lightweight, the new bearings have been developed specifically for movement in tight spaces and give igus an entire PRT-04 modular system. The lubrication-free, slewing ring bearing system comes in […]

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New igus SLS material for electrostatically conductive wear-resistant parts from the 3D printer

Published on: 20/05/2021

Lubrication-free tribo-polymer iglidur I8-ESD enables the cost-effective manufacture of durable special parts with no minimum order quantity For safe and reliable production in the electronics and semiconductor industry, components are required that have electrostatically conductive properties. This is because even a small electric shock can destroy expensive production lines. igus has now developed a new […]

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Multi-property igus tribo-polymers increase machine service life and efficiency

Published on: 06/05/2021

Tribo-polymers showcase their advantages in maintenance-free and lubrication-free iglidur bearing technology Assessing the service life of a machine must take account of the costs of purchase, procurement and installation, as well as all the costs incurred in the long term operation, maintenance and repair of the machine. Using wear-resistant materials and low-maintenance components reduces not […]

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Vertical instead of horizontal: how motion plastics is making agriculture sustainable

Published on: 22/09/2020

Lubrication-free tribo-polymers ensure the reliable operation of vertical farming systems. Motion plastics from igus are playing a major role in the increasingly popular sector of vertical farming. igus, which has its UK headquarters in Northampton, is working closely with global companies specialising in vertical farming – the practice of growing plants indoors in stacked layers […]

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