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Blogs regarding igus'® large range of dry-tech® products: igubal®, iglidur®, xiros®, drylin®, plastic rods and slewing ring systems. Find out more information below.

7 January 2022 Erin Kemal iglidur
Excessive heat and plastic bearings shouldn't be a combination that works however it can! It can work very successfully if the correct plastic is used. This blog explains a little bit about how high temperatures can affect plastic bearings.
10 December 2021 Erin Kemal iglidur
Sustainability is not only vital for companies it is vital for individuals. Small changes can not only have an environmental impact but also a cost impact. In huge industries such as the automotive industry, small changes can make a massive difference but can it help in making sustainable vehicles?
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 ...
26 November 2021 Erin Kemal dry-tech , Slewing ring bearings
What is a slewing ring bearing? Such a simple question, but do you have an answer? In this blog, we identify what a slewing ring is and how the igus® PRT slewing ring can help improve your application. Have a read to find out more.
12 November 2021 Erin Kemal dry-tech , dryspin
With such stringent requirements, it is no wonder that the automotive industry can be tough! igus® have worked tirelessly to ensure the products we develop are suited to such tough environments. Lightweight, lubrication-free and durable, all traits ideal for a highly demanding industry.
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?
29 October 2021 Erin Kemal iglidur
Conveyors are everywhere! They keep the UK moving, production lines, in supermarkets, they are literally everywhere! But how do you prevent them from breaking down and how can you increase their productivity? With small changes, you can make a big difference.