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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, […]

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PowerBully from Germany wins the 2021 gold manus award

Published on: June 10, 2021

The judges recognize four unique projects for their use of self-lubricating, polymer bearings Four times the excitement: for the first time, the manus award, a joint initiative by igus, a motion plastics specialist, recognises four contestants. The prize showcases fascinating, creative uses of plain bearings. The tenth gold manus award goes to Kässbohrer Geländefahrzeug AG […]

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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 […]

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