How can chain-compatible cables extend service intervals?

Beke Nieszytka | 1. October 2019

At some point, you have certainly had to deal with a loose contact. It may have been at home when you were ironing clothes or using your drill.

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What are initiator cables and where are they used?

Beke Nieszytka | 16. September 2019

Initiator cables, also referred to as sensor/actuator cables, connect control units and different sensors, or, in the case of reversal of the measurement principle, actuators.

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What is productivity and how can you increase it?

Beke Nieszytka | 27. August 2019

Productivity describes the relation of the use of production factors (= input) and the production result (=output). A simple formula describes it as follows: Productivity = output / input

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Seal for plain bearings: What are the approaches available?

Uwe Sund | 5. August 2019

Too much dirt in the bearing? Basically, many plain bearings – depending on the type – are much less sensitive to dirt than rolling bearings. But as it often happens, if it’s too much, it’s too much. At the latest when the entire bearing clearance is filled with dirt, no one is wondering about problems. […]

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How do iglidur plain bearings reduce noise in automobiles (Buzz, Squeak and Rattle)?

Julio Pauli | 9. October 2019

BSR are all noises that are produced by components and assemblies in the motor vehicle. BSR testing, also called a noise and rattle test, is an acoustic method from the automotive industry and is used to measure the volume of these noises. A realistic situation with corresponding vibrations is simulated and the volume of the noise is then measured. The technical challenge for the vehicle and component engineers is to identify the ‘noisy’ components and replace them with a quieter solution wherever possible.

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Ultimaker S5 printer with iglidur I180 filament from igus gmbh

Ultimaker and igus – leading 3D printers meet iglidur high-performance filaments

Dirk Zacharias | 10. October 2019

Cooperation means reaching common goals faster and improving products and services. This creates enthusiasm with customers and strengthens the own image and market position. Offering customers simple solutions and inspiring them is the goal of the cooperation between Ultimaker and igus. The K 2019 Fair in Düsseldorf – visit us from 16 – 23 October […]

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3D printing: low-wear plastic components for the automotive industry

Sebastian Bloechl | 10. September 2019

Design freedom and fast reaction times are commonplace in development departments in the automotive industry. Anyone who can react quickly to new requirements gains competitive advantages.  Additive manufacturing and the automotive industry, which benefits from flexibility and speed, are made for each other. Free design possibilities, short delivery times and cost efficiency are only a […]

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What are the advantages of optimising a moving application?

Beke Nieszytka | 3. September 2019

There are different solutions for making sure an assembly can be handled in a modular way or is reliable in use.

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