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Getting a Grip on Automation – Demand for Robotics Gains Steam

Published on: July 28, 2022

One of the primary drivers of the increased use of automation is the lower cost of robotic solutions. While some manufacturers might still be spooked by cost, automation doesn’t have to break the bank.

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Metal out, plastic in: new iglide® plastic bearings for medium loads in the agriculture and construction machinery industries

Published on: March 1, 2022

iglide® M210 and M260 bearings are ideal for the construction and agricultural machinery industry because they are self-lubricating and maintenance-free March 1, 2022 – igus®, the Germany-based manufacturer of motion plastics, announced it has extended its range of iglide® tribological plain bearings for applications with special loads. The materials iglide® M210 and M260 are new […]

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Food Production Steps Up to Meet Global Demand

Published on: February 9, 2021

Using a model that blends aspects of technology, agriculture and science, Living Greens Farms is setting a template for the future of farming. With the addition of a new grow room in 2019, Living Greens Farm raised the total space of its aeroponic farm to 60,000 square feet.

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Vertical instead of horizontal: how motion plastics make agriculture sustainable

Published on: February 6, 2020

Self-lubricating tribo-polymers ensure the reliable operation of vertical farming systems February 6, 2020 – igus plays a major role in the cost-efficient and reliable operation of products used in vertical farming, which is a rapidly growing and promising alternative to conventional methods to produce food for the fast-growing world population. Self-lubricating tribo-polymers from igus, the […]

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New two-component bushing stands tough in extreme conditions

Published on: August 15, 2019

iglide Q2E from igus tested to withstand loads up to 130 MPa August 14, 2019 – igus has developed a new lubrication-free, two-component bearing, iglide Q2E, that can withstand the extreme conditions frequently found in agricultural machines, utility vehicles, offshore installations and other demanding environments. The new bushing ensures a high-degree of wear-resistance and a […]

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