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igus® advances the development of high-temperature filaments with self-built HT-3D printer23/05/2019

A good example of igus’ low-cost automation concept is the newly designed and constructed high-temperature 3D printer.

Video of the Week – How to order a free igus® sample box for the packaging industry20/05/2019

There are strict regulations for food hygiene and safety in all stages of a process. The free sample box from igus contains a selection of FDA-compliant plastics with certification to EU regulation 10/2011 suitable for use in food-processing machines and equipment.

Readycable® product finder from igus® now integrates service life calculator20/05/2019

igus extends its readycable product finder online tool with integrated service life calculator to predict the lifetime of the cable.

Video of the Week – How isense CF.P adds more intelligence to the igus® smart plastics portfolio09/05/2019

Tensile forces acting on the cables within an e-chain system can significantly reduce the service life.

New CAT5e and CAT6 cables for use in e-chains, with approval for the American market07/05/2019

CAT5e or CAT6 cables are vital for the implementation of Industry 4.0 in automation around the world.

Video of the Week – How this year’s manus winners applied high-performance plastics01/05/2019

As performance of engineering plastics continues to advance, more and more conventional metal bearing applications convert to plastic bearings.

Move high loads easily with lubrication-free igus® ball transfer units30/04/2019

igus introduces advanced polymer ball transfer units for use on ball tables to ensure five times more load bearing capacity.

Video of the Week – Introducing product highlights from this year’s Hanover Show25/04/2019

With the biggest stand in igus’ history, this year’s Hanover Show unveils a whole host of new products and innovations. In this week’s video, we take a journey around the stand with Artur Peplinski, Vice President of igus.

Offshore inspection equipment from Scotland wins manus award 201924/04/2019

Remote intervention tooling and subsea engineering specialist, ToolTec has reason to celebrate: Its offshore inspection unit has won the manus award 2019 - a prize awarded by igus for the creative use of high-performance plastic bearings.

Why should gears be 3D printed instead of machined?23/04/2019

In a live webinar on 9th May 2019, Tom Krause, Head of Additive Manufacturing at igus, will explain how to achieve wear-resistant plastic gears.

Video of the Week – How smart and maintenance-free igus® solutions offer long service life11/04/2019

igus e-chains are used in warehouses all over the world, from pallet storage and retrieval units (SRUs) to automated small parts stores and multi-shuttle systems.

Extremely mobile – with loads up to 500 tons – igus® energy chains in an 'XXL' size process crane11/04/2019

Kranbau Köthen GmbH has built a crane with a lifting capacity of 500 tons and a special design whereby the weight distribution in two axes can be finely balanced using a special shaft end support.

Continued growth with motion plastics®: igus® increases sales by 8.5 percent04/04/2019

Configurable online, on the go and on a tablet, as a durable special part, 3D printed or equipped with smart intelligence – motion plastics are increasingly becoming high-tech components.

igus® E2 energy chain increases the service life and reduces maintenance intervals for hydraulic hoses on construction machinery04/04/2019

Special challenges require innovative solutions.