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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.

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No Grease: Tribologically Optimized Plastic Bearing Materials

Published on: November 21, 2022

Nicole Lang, iglide product manager at igus, sketches out the multitude of applications for plastic bearings and explains how a foray into additive manufacturing has changed the game.

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2023 manus awards: igus is once again looking for innovative plastic bearing and linear motion applications

Published on: October 18, 2022

igus announces its eleventh biannual manus awards for the most creative, economical, and sustainable applications of its polymer, plain and linear technology October 18, 2022 – The global leader in motion plastics, igus®, is now accepting submissions for the 2023 manus awards, which the plastics specialist has been initiating every two years for 20 years. […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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Ergometers with Injection Molded Bearings for Cardiovascular Care

Published on: July 7, 2022

Maintenance-free special plain bearings from igus as a fast and economical solution for recumbent bikes by ergoline GmbH Ergometers are not only popular in gyms or as exercise machines at home; they are also used in medical technology for diagnosing heart diseases. One of the leading manufacturers of ergometers is ergoline GmbH. The company’s tilting-recumbent […]

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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 […]

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A robot is the cook here: How a Canadian start-up is re-thinking gastronomy

Published on: July 7, 2022

Roboeatz is revolutionizing the food service industry by relying entirely on igus motion plastics, which require no lubrication or maintenance.  The Canadian start-up Roboeatz has developed a kitchen where a robot is the only cook! The robot chef quickly and efficiently makes a wide range of dishes from fresh ingredients. In developing this unique robot cell […]

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