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480 applicants compete for the manus award

Published on: March 7, 2023

The international competition offers prizes of up to $3,000 for unique polymer plain bearing projects 7 March 2023 – Small, corrosion-resistant, and made of plastic: the plain bearing. An unimposing machine element, it is rarely in the limelight, so a joint initiative started by igus, the motion plastics specialist, awards up to $3,000 to the […]


Clearance-free multi-link hinges with self-calibrating iglide plain bearings for automotive applications

Published on: January 26, 2023

igus develops the new, highly wear-resistant iglide F300 material for e-coated assemblies 26 January 2023 – igus®, the leading global manufacturer of engineered components to increase the service life of customers’ machines, announced the development of iglide® F300 – a highly wear-resistant material, especially for components in automobiles that should be clearance-free and silent moving. […]


New Polymers Outperform Metal

Published on: January 12, 2023

The knee-jerk reaction to “plastic” replacement bushings is, “Why’d they sell me this cheap junk?” In reality, many OEM’s are switching from traditional sintered bronze bushings to high-tech polymer bushings to gain significantly better performance.


Developing a multifunctional, long-arm gripper

Published on: December 6, 2022

Gripper automatically packs manufactured components with three fingers, places them in boxes and places a layer of protective cardboard over them using a vacuum gripper.


igus shows the CO2 footprint for self-lubricating tribo-plain bearings

Published on: October 13, 2022

Transparent information on carbon footprints in the online shop facilitates customer CO2 accounting 13 October 2022 – How much CO2 is released into the atmosphere as a result of plastic bearings production? For the first time, igus®, the motion plastics specialist, is publishing precise CO2 footprints for many of its self-lubricating, maintenance-free iglide® polymer plain […]


New self-lubricating and maintenance-free igus plain bearings for the automotive industry of the future

Published on: October 10, 2022

Alternative to metal: iglide H5 series bearings are particularly robust, chemical-resistant, and lightweight 10 October 2022 – Robust, corrosion-resistant, chemical-resistant, and lightweight – the automotive industry places high demands on plain bearings for everything from engine compartments to windshield wipers. Since many bearing materials reach their limits here, igus®, the Cologne-based plastics specialist, is launching […]


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 […]


Heavy-duty plain bearings from igus ensure a maintenance-free drive of the PowerBully

Published on: August 31, 2022

Whether in the forest, the mud, the moor, or the desert, Kässbohrer Geländefahrzeug AG developed its PowerBully for the most impassable terrain. The track-driven vehicle battles its way to its destination wherever a wheeled vehicle would despair. Unique challenges also arise for the plain bearings used in the vehicle. These bearings have to withstand dirt, […]


ECOlogical: first range of igus plain bearings made from re-granulated tribo-plastics

Published on: August 10, 2022

ECOlogical: first range of igus plain bearings made from re-granulated tribo-plastics 10 AUGUST 2022 – Social transformation, responsibility for the environment, and changes in how we use plastics are getting a lot of attention in the industry. For customers interested in more sustainable designs for their moving applications, igus® now offers an exciting alternative: four […]


Hydraulic A-Frame on Ship with Polymer Bearings Provides Maximum Freedom of Movement

Published on: July 7, 2022

The Linkage System gives the A-Frame made by Ship & Yacht Engineering a 180-degree range of motion Founded in 2000, Ship & Yacht Engineering Limited specializes in managing and implementing complex shipbuilding and marine technology projects. Its founder and CEO, Erik Hofmann, develops everything needed in shipbuilding, from ramps to cruise ships. While working with […]