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No Grease: Tribologically Optimized Plastic Bearing Materials

Published on: November 21, 2022

Nicole Lang, iglide product manager at igus, sketches out the multitude of applications for plastic bearings and explains how a foray into additive manufacturing has changed the game.


Industrial 3D Printed Wear Components Made from High-Performance Plastics

Published on: November 17, 2022

Nicole Lang, iglide product manager at igus, explains how SLS materials are being developed for use across industries, from automotive to robotics and packaging.


Going Mainstream: Additive Manufacturing Bolsters Production Methods

Published on: November 10, 2022

Additive manufacturing is making its way into the mainstream. Companies like igus are mastering new materials and integrating AM services to bolster value generation.


Blue laser sintering material for 3D printing from igus ensures even greater food safety

Published on: October 5, 2022

The new iglide i6-BLUE laser sintering powder is highly abrasion-resistant, self-lubricating, and food-safe according to FDA and EU 10/2011 regulations October 5, 2022 – igus®, the Germany-based manufacturer of motion plastics, is launching a new laser sintering material for 3D printers. The powdered iglide® i6-BLUE is easy to detect thanks to its blue coloring and […]


British Engineer Uses 3D-Printed Parts to Design ‘The World’s Most Technologically Advanced Pianos’

Published on: September 22, 2022

More and more frequently we have been receiving inquiries for 3D-printed components or spare parts for musical instruments. One example is of a concert grand piano from Phoenix Pianos.  The basic design of the concert grand has remained almost unchanged since 1876 – since the Steinway Centennial Grand was designed. That was the starting point for the grand piano […]


New laser sintering material from igus makes 3D printing of chemical-resistant tribo-components possible

Published on: August 29, 2022

High-performance plastic iglide i10 is resistant to acids, bases, alcohols, greases, and oils 29 August 2022 – igus®, the leader in motion plastics, is expanding the scope of its 3D-print service. The company will now offer chemical-resistant, self-lubricating, tribo-polymer components that can be manufactured using selective laser sintering (SLS). This evolutionary step is made possible […]


Custom maintenance-free toothed belt pulleys delivered in just 48 hours

Published on: August 11, 2022

igus reduces delivery time and makes online ordering of custom toothed belt pulleys particularly easy with its latest 3D-print offering 28 JULY 2022 – Motion plastics leader igus® announced it is expanding its 3D-print and online ordering offering to include custom format toothed belt pulleys. Toothed belt pulleys are a common component in many machines […]


Highly resilient thanks to fiber reinforcement: igus develops high-strength filament for 3D printing

Published on: August 1, 2022

igumid P190 can be used for multi-material printing as well as highly stable structural components 1 August 2022 – Motion plastics specialist igus has developed igumid® P190, a new filament for 3D printing that is highly rigid and durable thanks to its reinforced carbon fiber. The material is suitable for structural components and connecting elements […]


Up to 60 times the service life: igus produces the world’s first tribo-material for DLP 3D printing

Published on: June 28, 2022

iglide i3000 allows 3D DLP printing of exceptionally durable wear parts in the millimeter range June 30, 2022 – igus®, the Germany-based manufacturer of motion plastics, has introduced its iglide® i3000 – the world’s first 3D printing resin specifically for DLP 3D printing of wearing parts. The iglide i3000 material enables the additive manufacturing of […]


Igus Announces World’s First Tribo-Photopolymer Resin

Published on: June 27, 2022

igus Announces World’s First Tribo-Photopolymer Resin