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Video of the Week – How high performance polymer parts are used in utility vehicles18/01/2019

Utility vehicles, including buses, telescopic loaders and commercial good vehicles, have to withstand very tough working conditions and need to work reliably even in bad weather.

Video of the Week – How do laser sintering printers at igus® work?07/01/2019

This week we take a look behind the scenes at igus to find out how the company’s SLS 3D printers work. In this process, the wear-resistant laser sintering material iglidur I3, specially developed by igus, is applied on the entire working platform and the first layer is melted.

igus® new-starter fixes classic 4x4 as part of his initiation into the plastic bearing business19/12/2018

As part of the training programme for all new sales recruits at igus, managing director Matthew Aldridge sets a project.

Video of the Week – How drylin® delta does Christmas carols19/12/2018

Video of the Week – How drylin® delta does Christmas carols

University of Southampton students learn from failure ready for 2019 Submarine Races13/12/2018

After hours over of testing failed gearbox, a sturdier, more efficient transmission system is developed

Video of the Week – How to save time and space with igus® readychain® module connect13/12/2018

Module connect is a new kind of plug-in connector from igus for connecting different electric cables, fibre optic cables and pneumatic hoses. It’s simple, modular design, creates a unique connect/disconnect point with a single module consisting of several different connector inserts.

Video of the week – An overview of everything new in 201806/12/2018

As the holiday season fast approaches, we take a look back at all the new product introductions this year.

New iglidur® K230 material from igus® for clip and flanged bearings06/12/2018

igus introduces a new tribo-polymer developed specifically for clip and flanged bearings typically used in sheet metal feedthroughs.

Video of the Week – How to make your sky blue in the food and beverage industry29/11/2018

The policy for food hygiene is clearly defined by the standards of the US and European regulators. At igus, our ‘food grade’ products are produced in blue, and are therefore easy to identify.

Replace recirculating ball-bearing guides with new performance drylin® T series27/11/2018

For performance packaging, mechanical engineering and handling applications, igus introduces the drylin T series with extremely wear-resistant sliding elements made of high-performance plastics.

In search of spectacular plastic plain bearing applications23/11/2018

manus award enters its ninth round - apply now!

Ready-to-connect readychain® from igus® reduces assembly times of machining centres23/11/2018

Taiwanese tool manufacturer Hartford uses fully-assembled energy chain systems from igus in its robotic machining centres.

Video of the Week – How fast does the drylin® delta robot operate?23/11/2018

Based on three maintenance-free drylin ZLW toothed belt axes, the drylin delta robot is particularly suitable for simple assembly tasks, pick and place tasks, as well as applications in test & measurement.

New chainflex® CAN bus cable for highly dynamic energy chain applications14/11/2018

Features EAC and CTP approval for easy trading in the Russian market