The plastics specialist presents a green recycling variant of the proven xiros deep groove ball bearing November 15, 2022 – igus®, the Germany-based manufacturer of motion plastics, announced the company has taken a further step towards sustainable plastic production. The company uses scrap produced from the injection molding process of its high-performance plastic xirodur® B180 […]
The combination of design and material creates a quiet, durable tribo ball bearing for high speeds 20 June 2022 – As a result of continuous research and development, igus is now introducing an innovative two-component (2K) ball bearing. The xiros® bearing, which requires no lubrication or maintenance, combines a wide range of properties. It is […]
Electric sails with bearing technology from igus reduce fuel consumption by up to 40 percent May 23, 2022 – igus®, the global leader in engineered motion plastics, announced that its cutting-edge bearing technology is helping to reduce environmentally harmful emissions from international shipping. Self-lubricating and maintenance-free plain and radial deep groove ball bearings from igus […]
Self-lubricating and maintenance-free xiros® stainless steel guide roller ensures safe operation thanks to electrostatic dissipation January 28, 2022 – igus®, a global leading manufacturer of engineered components with the purpose to increase the service life of customers’ machines, has expanded the range of self-lubricating and maintenance-free xiros® guide rollers to include a dissipative variant made […]
Convincing display by new xirodur material for ball transfer units in static conductivity test March 18, 2020 – igus has developed a new material for its ball transfer units to protect conveyed goods and people from uncontrolled static electricity discharge. The new material, tribo-polymer xiros F182 ball, has proved its electrostatic conductivity in tests. Users […]
Ball tables are used if delicate or heavy goods are to be transported in different directions. The ball transfer units from igus are manufactured with the high performance plastic xirodur B180, which absorbs loads of up to 500 N. igus, which is based in Germany, runs its North American operations out of Providence, R.I.