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Clip, stop, and go – igus linear carriage to go with new locking function

Published on: February 14, 2023

drylin® W clips carriage ensures quick assembly directly on the rail and easy handling 14 February 2023 – The motion plastics specialist igus® has introduced an exciting new variant of the clip-type linear carriage. This new development combines the practical mechanism of installing the carriage in place or removing it using a clamping function. The […]


GMG develops new robot grippers with plastic plain bearings from igus

Published on: September 8, 2022

Lifting a component into a shipping carton with three fingers, then placing cardboard over it for protection with a vacuum gripper: for this automation process, the Gesellschaft für modulare Greifersysteme (GMG) from Soest has developed a multifunctional long arm gripper – with the human hand as a model. How do plastic plain bearings from igus […]


From New York to Denver without lubrication: sliding instead of rolling with durable igus linear carriage

Published on: July 26, 2022

The linear carriage T20 of the drylin W series makes switching from ball guides to sliding linear guides even easier 26 JULY 2022 – igus®, a leading global manufacturer of engineered components to increase the service life of customers’ machines, has launched the T20 of the drylin® W series, a new linear carriage on the […]


Combining linear and rolling bearings: hybrid rolling bearings from igus now available with calculable service life

Published on: July 21, 2022

drylin WJRM-BB-31 and WJRM-BB-41 hybrid rolling bearings from igus can be implemented with more ease than ever with a new service life calculator 21 JULY 2022 – Motion plastics expert igus® has recently introduced a service life calculator tool for their WJRM line of hybrid rolling bearings. This lesser-known product line combines drylin® linear bearing […]


Autonomous cleaning robot runs even cleaner with drylin linear bearings

Published on: July 19, 2022

Autonomous cleaning robot runs even cleaner with drylin linear bearings Self-lubricating drylin® linear guides ensure smooth operation of the K900 cleaning robot from KEMARO AG The K900 industrial robot cleans floors wherever it needs to, autonomously and without programming, even in places where it is potentially dangerous or even impossible for people to clean. Self-lubricating linear guides, shafts, plain […]


Breakthrough in linear technology: New igus material provides more design freedom

Published on: July 13, 2022

40 percent less friction and a new optimized 3:1 design rule: drylin T Miniature Guide Carriage with new iglide E3 material July 13, 2022 – igus®, the motion plastics specialist, announced it has achieved a breakthrough in tribological plastics. With iglide® E3, igus has developed a new linear material with a friction coefficient of up […]


Linear carriage-to-go: assemble and disassemble igus® linear bearings unit in just one step

Published on: May 9, 2022

The new drylin® concept is easy to handle and saves a lot of time May 10, 2022 – The motion plastics specialist igus has introduced an exciting new approach for linear carriages — a clip mechanism that enables easy installation and removal from the linear guide in just a few seconds. Whether it’s building technology, […]


igus introduces self-lubricating belt-driven actuator designed for clean use in food technology

Published on: April 12, 2022

drylin® ZLW belt-driven actuator with FDA-compliant materials can be cleaned quickly and is maintenance-free thanks to tribopolymer technology from igus® April 12, 2022 – igus, the global manufacturer of engineered motion plastics, has introduced a maintenance-free belt-driven actuator specifically designed to improve sanitation in food manufacturing systems. The new drylin belt-driven actuator is based on […]


igus® polymer technology helps stroke patients to rehabilitate during physiotherapy

Published on: April 6, 2022

drylin® linear systems and iglide® plain bearings from igus provide lubrication and maintenance free adjustment of advanced robotic exoskeleton for stroke patients April 5, 2022 – Many stroke patients worldwide suffer from hemiplegia (partial paralysis). Exoskeletons such as Harmony from Harmonic Bionics can help rebuild the nerve tracts in arms and shoulders. In order to […]


Hands-free door opener provides sanitary-safe entry

Published on: March 22, 2021

igus components help New York designer create easy-to-install product March 17, 2021 – Newly-developed hands-free door openers by a New York City-based design company make the task easier while also providing an affordable, easy-to-install device that promotes contactless, sanitary-safe entry. The patent-pending hands-free openers from MYT Wares in Brooklyn include components from igus, the Germany-based […]