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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.

30 July 2021 Erin Kemal dryspin
The Automotive industry is tough, demanding and vital for the economy. But does it need expensive, complicated products to help it produce goods? This blog looks at whether or not leadscrew technology can work in such a harsh environment.
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.
2 July 2021 Erin Kemal drylin
drylin® is the UK's largest growing igus® product and it is hardly surprising. The diversity of the product is so wide that the range of applications that drylin® is used in is vast. We have recently re worked our online information pages to hopefully add some clarity to them, to help with naviga...
4 June 2021 Erin Kemal plastic-rod
Every year we release new products and with a strong focus on the Food & Packaging industry, this years stock bar and plate materials are ideal. Find out a little bit about the main stock materials released.
27 May 2021 Erin Kemal iglidur
Plastic gears are going to be the thing of the future. No lubrication, lightweight, recyclable but there is more. More options for you as the customer. igus® now machine, 3D print and mould gears in our iglidur® material. Which method would be best for you?
30 April 2021 Erin Kemal drylin
In some applications self-locking lead screws are essential. But what is a self-locking lead screw and can it be used in my application? Hopefully this blog will help you answer those questions.
16 April 2021 Erin Kemal iglidur
If you could design a bearing into your application which was lighter, more cost-effective and could still cope with the demands that bronze ones are expected to, would you swap to a wound composite bearing? The TX1 is a great alternative to bronze bearings and are being used more and more in the...
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.