Category:

iglide plain bearing

Women in Engineering: Nicole Lane Profile

Published on: November 5, 2021

Engineering Career Twisted Away from Legal Path After Earning Law Degree, igus’ Nicole Lang Found Enjoyment in Solving Mechanical Dilemmas

Read more...

Reliable bearings, even in hot environments: new igus material for the food industry

Published on: October 12, 2021

Electrostatically dissipative iglide AX500 tribo-polymer ensures maintenance-free applications with food contact October 12, 2021 – igus has developed a new wear-resistant material for high-temperature applications that will help ensure reliable and durable operation, and will be especially beneficial for the food and packaging industries. The new material, iglide AX500, is a long-lasting bearing that can […]

Read more...

Solar boat moves along easily with igus bearings

Published on: September 22, 2021

Polish students use self-lubricating products in steering system September 22, 2021 – Students in Poland have designed a solar-powered speedboat that includes high-performance motion plastics from igus in the assembly’s steering system. Called Solaris, the students from Wroclaw installed self-lubricating and maintenance-free bearings from igus in the autonomous speedboat. The bearings provide the necessary stability, […]

Read more...

New bearings reduce wear in heavy-duty applications

Published on: June 8, 2021

Self-lubricating and maintenance-free heavy-duty material iglide TX2 shows a 3.5-fold improvement in wear tests June 8, 2021 – igus has introduced a new bearing with an improved iglide material, TX2, which offers self-lubricating and maintenance-free properties for heavy duty applications. TX2 increases wear-resistance by a factor of 3.5 in load ranges with more than 100 […]

Read more...

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 […]

Read more...

Unique plastic plain bearing applications wanted!

Published on: January 28, 2021

The manus award celebrates its tenth anniversary and introduces its first sustainability prize JANUARY 26, 2021 – Nominations are open for the manus award from igus, which honors extraordinary and unique use of the company’s high-performance plastics in product design. The winner will receive prize money of up to 5,000 euros. To mark the tenth […]

Read more...

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 […]

Read more...