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drylin linear bearings and slides

Waves dampened gently with maintenance-free igus linear technology in high-speed boats

Published on: March 26, 2020

Wear-resistant linear guide in boat seats ensures safe piloting on water March 26, 2020 – High speeds and huge waves make for a fun boating experience, but the combination can also put passengers at risk of physical shock every time the boat’s hull strikes the water. Vibration-dampening seats, made with igus slides that help absorb […]

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Surfing on land: motion plastics keep people and machines fit

Published on: March 12, 2020

Self-lubricating, high-performance polymers save 70 percent in costs and minimize maintenance in surf machines March 11, 2020 – A company in Brazil that designs fitness training equipment that simulates the movements of a surfboard reduced costs by 70 percent and maintenance by switching to bearings manufactured by igus, the Germany-based motion plastics specialist. Surf Evolution […]

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Student designs functional furniture with igus® products

Published on: October 24, 2019

Maintenance-free guides, bearings are key parts in convertible sofa, workstation October 23, 2019 – An interior design student in Germany used products from igus to develop a practical solution for a constricted living space. Valeria Vysozki, a student at the University of Trier, used igus drylin linear guides and iglide plain bearings to design a […]

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How Harmonic Bionics designs lightweight, upper-body exoskeletons

Published on: September 3, 2019

In human anatomy, the shoulder presents one of the most challenging and complex physical problems for physicians and therapists. Shoulders and their intricate anatomical patterns also provide a unique test for developers of exoskeletons, who need to keep their units light and compact while incorporating an extensive range of movement.

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igus linear guides help drones keep pests at bay

Published on: August 9, 2017

Effective pest control can often be difficult, especially if surrounding
areas must not be affected. The “FitoStinger” drone was developed
precisely for this purpose. Its low weight is partly attributed to motion
plastics from igus that include the extremely light drylin linear guide
made of carbon.

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