Plastic rod ends and bearings from Igus are significantly lighter than steel alternatives

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Igus produces a complete range of plastic self-aligning rod ends, spherical bearings and thrust bearings claimed to be 80 per cent lighter than steel alternatives. All Igus bearings including Igubal are lifetime tested through millions of vigorous cycles in a variety of environmental conditions. The Igubal spherical bearing range comprises … Continue reading

Igus develops blue polymer bearing materials for food and drink processing equipment

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Igus UK has developed two food-grade polymer bearing materials — Iglidur A181 and Iglidur A160 — that are compliant with both the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) specification for repeated contact with food and the EU 10/2011 Directive. The materials have been designed to allow food manufacturers to increase the … Continue reading

Design meets function. igus® receives prestigious product design award

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igus®, a leading developer of high-performance polymer machine components, won two awards as part of this year’s iF product design competition. A panel made up of 50 judges from around the world judged that the company’s e-spool—a variation on traditional cable drums—exceeded its exacting standards. The innovative design guides cables … Continue reading

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