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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.

9 April 2021 Erin Kemal plastic-rod
igus® has a large range of FDA approved products, in both the chain range and the bearing. However occasionally the standard range might not quite fit the design so having a large range of stock materials enables customers to be as creative as they desire.
12 March 2021 Erin Kemal iglidur
Sometimes it isn't about the "big" order. Sometimes it is about doing something nice. Helping the National Coastwatch Institute recently was so rewarding. Knowing that igus® bearings were helping them protect our shores was priceless.
12 February 2021 Erin Kemal iglidur
It is understandable that people have misconceptions surrounding the reliability of plastic bearings over metal bearings. But are these misconception's justified or should I minds be more open to change?
15 January 2021 Erin Kemal drylin
Lead screws can be so confusing! Luckily igus® have a large range of lead screws that are not only available from stock but can also be configured to the customers specification.
23 December 2020 Erin Kemal chainflex , e-chain , iglidur , xiros
No one likes to be cold. However, there are some igus® products that not only cope with the cold, they thrive in it. This blog highlights but a few products that will withstand more than just the English winters, some of the products are capable of -40°C and some as low as -100°C......
18 December 2020 Erin Kemal iglidur
Lubricating bearings can be a pain. It is not only messy but the grease can be detrimental in some cases to the machine. Thanks to the technology used within the material makeup of iglidur® bearings, igus® bearings don't need any form of lubrication. No grease. No oil. Nothing.
9 December 2020 Erin Kemal iglidur
Knife edge rollers are used in so many applications however they are so overlooked as a product. At igus® we have a large range of iglidur® materials that are available as rollers. Find out more in this blog.
17 November 2020 Erin Kemal dry-tech , drylin
Curved rails can be invaluable. Straight rails can be rather restrictive so taking the success of a straight drylin® rail, igus® decided to bend it! The new curved rail allows doors to be opened that perhaps were closed before.....