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3D printing & injection moulding

Blogs regarding igus® high-performance tribo-polymers. Find out more information below.

3 December 2021 Erin Kemal 3D printing , plastic-rod
Finding out that a part no longer exists and is an obsolete part can be infuriating and expensive. Luckily, with new technologies, it is becoming easier to remake parts, saving your machines from being thrown onto the scrap heat and ensuring that they can keep going for many more years. Find out ...
5 November 2021 Erin Kemal 3D printing , iglidur
Plastic gears are becoming more popular with engineers and designers thanks to the flexibility of manufacturing them. With the likes of the igus® gear configurator, you can now pick the best materials, make modifications and see how long the gear would last. Can you do that with metal gears?
13 August 2021 Erin Kemal 3D printing , DIY
igus® provides designers of 3D printers with a large modular kit - linear technology, plain bearings, energy supply chains and lead screw systems - always completely lubrication-free. So, if you are building a 3D printer, talk to igus® and see how we can help with the build.
23 July 2021 Erin Kemal 3D printing
Large scaled 3D printing is a step that was very important to igus®. We strive with trying to continually improve our capabilities and technologies. Now, we are giving designers more freedom to be able to incorporate larger 3D printed parts into their design.
9 July 2021 Erin Kemal 3D printing , plastic-rod
There is always the discussion between which is best, CNC machining parts or 3d printing and to be honest, there are pro's and con's for both method. This blog explores each method and why both methods of manufacturing are important.
23 April 2021 Erin Kemal 3D printing
Electrostatic discharge can be dangerous so it is important that this friction is dissipated correctly. igus® have a whole range of ESD products and recently have introduced a 3D filament to the mix, iglidur I8-ESD.
1 April 2021 Erin Kemal 3D printing
Speed and cost are primary factors of most decisions made by designers when looking at new parts. With 3d printing as an option, this reduces manufacturing time and reduces cost so it is not surprising that people are using this service for replacing metallic grippers. This blog highlights the ma...
29 March 2021 Erin Kemal 3D printing , DIY
There are so many applications where 3d printing a part has become beneficial over expensive replacements. This blog highlights a couple of applications where igus® have 3d printed some replacements parts. From the automotive industry to pushchairs!