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3D printing & injection moulding

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

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!
26 February 2021 Erin Kemal 3D printing
Product Manager, Dean Aylott igus UK recently celebrated 10 years with the company and to commemorate this milestone, he took to the HotSeat with PlastikCity
24 November 2020 Erin Kemal 3D printing
In a world where prevention is better than cure, having "intelligent" industry 4.0 products can help the prevention of wear and breakdowns. With the isense range of igus® products, this "talking" between the component and the controller is essential to save time and money.