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Tomorrow’s mobility from yesterday’s waste: igus unveils the world’s first urban bike made from recycled plastic

Published on: June 1, 2022

No maintenance, no corrosion- the igus bike sets new standards in sustainable mobility May 31, 2022 — Experts in plastic for motion, igus is making the engineering concept and key components for bicycles made completely of recycled plastic available to all bicycle manufacturers via the new igus bike platform. The first model should be available […]


igus helps oil tankers become ecologically friendly sailing ships

Published on: May 23, 2022

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 […]


igus® introduces new geometries and new materials to its FastLine service

Published on: April 27, 2022

Customized injection molded parts from igus delivered within 10-12 business days now available in 3 geometries and 28 materials April 27, 2022 – igus, the Germany-based manufacturer of motion plastics, announced it has expanded its in-house toolmaking department to include new geometries and new materials to its FastLine service. With the igus FastLine service, customers […]


Women in Engineering: Nicole Lang Profile

Published on: November 5, 2021

Engineering Career Twisted Away from Legal Path After Earning Law Degree, igus’ Nicole Lang Found Enjoyment in Solving Mechanical Dilemmas


Reliable bearings, even in hot environments: new igus material for the food industry

Published on: October 12, 2021

Electrostatically dissipative iglide AX500 tribo-polymer ensures maintenance-free applications with food contact October 12, 2021 – igus has developed a new wear-resistant material for high-temperature applications that will help ensure reliable and durable operation, and will be especially beneficial for the food and packaging industries. The new material, iglide AX500, is a long-lasting bearing that can […]


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, […]