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Clearance-free multi-link hinges with self-calibrating iglide plain bearings for automotive applications

Published on: January 26, 2023

igus develops the new, highly wear-resistant iglide F300 material for e-coated assemblies 26 January 2023 – igus®, the leading global manufacturer of engineered components to increase the service life of customers’ machines, announced the development of iglide® F300 – a highly wear-resistant material, especially for components in automobiles that should be clearance-free and silent moving. […]

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igus shows the CO2 footprint for self-lubricating tribo-plain bearings

Published on: October 13, 2022

Transparent information on carbon footprints in the online shop facilitates customer CO2 accounting 13 October 2022 – How much CO2 is released into the atmosphere as a result of plastic bearings production? For the first time, igus®, the motion plastics specialist, is publishing precise CO2 footprints for many of its self-lubricating, maintenance-free iglide® polymer plain […]

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Blue laser sintering material for 3D printing from igus ensures even greater food safety

Published on: October 5, 2022

The new iglide i6-BLUE laser sintering powder is highly abrasion-resistant, self-lubricating, and food-safe according to FDA and EU 10/2011 regulations October 5, 2022 – igus®, the Germany-based manufacturer of motion plastics, is launching a new laser sintering material for 3D printers. The powdered iglide® i6-BLUE is easy to detect thanks to its blue coloring and […]

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British Engineer Uses 3D-Printed Parts to Design ‘The World’s Most Technologically Advanced Pianos’

Published on: September 22, 2022

More and more frequently we have been receiving inquiries for 3D-printed components or spare parts for musical instruments. One example is of a concert grand piano from Phoenix Pianos.  The basic design of the concert grand has remained almost unchanged since 1876 – since the Steinway Centennial Grand was designed. That was the starting point for the grand piano […]

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Up to 60 times the service life: igus produces the world’s first tribo-material for DLP 3D printing

Published on: June 28, 2022

iglide i3000 allows 3D DLP printing of exceptionally durable wear parts in the millimeter range June 30, 2022 – igus®, the Germany-based manufacturer of motion plastics, has introduced its iglide® i3000 – the world’s first 3D printing resin specifically for DLP 3D printing of wearing parts. The iglide i3000 material enables the additive manufacturing of […]

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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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Self-lubricating and wear-resistant: new igus® bar stock for food, continuous operation, and high media resistance

Published on: February 23, 2022

Round bars made of tribo-plastics are suitable for maintenance-free special components in a wide variety of environments igus®, the Germany-based manufacturer of motion plastics, announced it has expanded its wide range of iglide® plastic bar stock by no less than four materials; among them two for the food sector: the heat-resistant material iglide® AC500 and […]

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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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