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igus i.Sense EC.B Cable Sensor for e-chains Allows For Greater Long Distance Safety
igus®, has introduced the i.Sense EC.B – a smart condition monitoring system for breakage detection on e-chain® cable carriers over 35 meters. In the case of a break, the i.Sense EC.B system will immediately trigger a signal making...
Additive Manufacturing Insights From igus
Additive manufacturing refers to a process by which digital 3D design data is used to build up a component in layers by depositing material. It is becoming more widely used, and has many advantages. Paul Gomer, an additive manufacturing development...
Discover Digital Light Processing With igus Resin for 3D Printing
Company releases 3D printing resin for wear parts and gears.
New igus Sensor for Predictive Maintenance
igus has developed a sensor for its smart plastics software that calculates the remaining service life of energy chains, cables, linear guides and plain bearings during operation.
How Smart Plastics Decrease Plant Downtime while Ensuring Process Conformity Through Industrial IoT
igus creates "built-in" sensor technology with the development of "smart plastics" which bring intelligent monitoring to plastic products.
Editor’s Picks: April 7-13, 2022
One of the picks will be chosen as DE’s Editor’s Pick of the Week.
3D Printing Wear-Resistant Components With ESD Properties
With iglide® I8-ESD, igus is launching an SLS material that enables the additive manufacturing of prototypes, series parts and spare parts with ESD properties. In addition to cable carriers, bearings and semi-finished products with antistatic properties, customers can now...
3D-Printed Spare Parts Cut Operations Costs by 50%
Machines are expensive and so is maintaining them. This particularly applies to special machines and older models, where the procurement of spare parts is often difficult and usually cost-intensive.
Breaking the (Injection) Mold
This paper covers the comparable wear rates of SLS-printed parts and injection-molded components.
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igus® has developed innovative polymer materials to manufacture products that provide maintenance-free solutions and exceed customers’ expectations while delivering fast, accurate service.
Editor’s Pick: Custom Materials for High-Abrasion 3D Printing
igus develops plastics components and offers 3D printing services.
igus Bearings beat the heat in Solar Racing Cars
Aided by igus motion plastics, German students claim sixth place at World Solar Challenge in Australia.
igus Part Helps Students Design Award-Winning Child-Proof Lock
German team finds maintenance-free solution aimed at keeping youngsters safe.
Customized Parts Reduce Noise for Cyclists
Inventor turns to igus for parts that produce quieter, maintenance-free ride.
3D-Printed Grippers Enhance Effectiveness of Packaging Machines
Developed by 3D printing, plastic grippers made of igus tribo-filaments are reportedly up to 85% cheaper and 70% faster to manufacture than their metal counterparts.


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