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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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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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7 plain bearings from igus® prove mold resistant

Published on: October 30, 2019

Tests confirm several iglide materials resist fungi, bacteria October 30, 2019 – Tests for mold growth by igus have found that seven plain bearings made with iglide materials are resistant to fungi and bacteria. Mold is a serious health hazard, and can grow on almost any substance when moisture is present. Air conditioning systems in […]

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Student designs functional furniture with igus® products

Published on: October 24, 2019

Maintenance-free guides, bearings are key parts in convertible sofa, workstation October 23, 2019 – An interior design student in Germany used products from igus to develop a practical solution for a constricted living space. Valeria Vysozki, a student at the University of Trier, used igus drylin linear guides and iglide plain bearings to design a […]

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