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 […]
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.