History of 3D Printing
February 14, 2023
While there’s been a recent boom in the popularity of 3D printing over the last decade, it’s actually been around for over 35 years. The technology started as an extremely expensive, niche method of manufacturing that held few advantages...
igus’ Blue Laser Sintering Material for 3D Printing Ensures even Greater Food Safety
February 13, 2023
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.
igus i.Sense EC.B Cable Sensor for e-chains Allows For Greater Long Distance Safety
September 22, 2022
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
August 1, 2022
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
July 12, 2022
Company releases 3D printing resin for wear parts and gears.
New igus Sensor for Predictive Maintenance
June 2, 2022
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
June 1, 2022
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
April 18, 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
April 13, 2022
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%
April 13, 2022
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
March 31, 2022
This paper covers the comparable wear rates of SLS-printed parts and injection-molded components.
March 30, 2022
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
March 23, 2022
igus develops plastics components and offers 3D printing services.
igus Bearings beat the heat in Solar Racing Cars
March 3, 2020
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
October 29, 2018
German team finds maintenance-free solution aimed at keeping youngsters safe.
AM Industry Enjoys Double-Digit Growth, Says Wohlers Report 2023
Additive Manufacturing (AM) industry analyst Wohlers Associates reports double-digit growth for 2023
Small But Powerful: HP Z2 Mini G9
This updated mini workstation delivers eye-catching performance.
Lantek Launches EdgeLine Bevel Module
The EdgeLine Bevel module powered by Lantek Expert Cut simplifies programming and streamlines CNC programming of modern TRUMPF cutting machines,...
SPEE3D to Work With British Army
Company will collaborate to develop British Army's additive manufacturing capabilities.
Editor’s Pick: AI data analytics simplification
Altair RapidMiner is a platform for artificial intelligence (AI) data analysis and...
Editor’s Pick: Joule Heating Simulation
SimScale says the new features allow engineers to explicitly define key Joule...
Editor’s Pick: Simulation for additive manufacturing processes
Desktop Metal Live Suite extends the company’s Live Sinter simulation software.
Editor’s Pick: Faster Setup for EV Battery Simulation
Siemens Simcenter STAR-CCM+ 2302 streamlines workflow setup, processes new flow possibilities and much...