Cable Chaos? Say no more – Work either standing or seated with our new cable guide for adjustable desks

Kira Weller | 26. June 2019

Everyone knows the white cable canal that leads to your desk, but what about all the cables inside the desk, especially if the desk is adjustable? The height adjustment in a desk is not only comfortable, but also good for your back and general health. The same can not be said about the cables leading […]

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Gears in 3D-printing – View the recording of the igus Live webinar now

Sven Weber | 15. May 2019

You missed the last live webinar on gears in 3d-printing? No problem, we’ll share the recording with you via youtube. But what is the webinar about? Here a short overview for you. How do I construct a gear? Which process do I use to manufacture it? And which material is best suited for which type […]

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“How long does my printed gear last?” New igus online tool predicts running time

Sven Weber | 13. May 2019

To change torque or speed over one or more stages, gears are used in some gearboxes. Since gears with complex involute toothing are often required, which cannot be designed without tools, igus developed the gear configurator two years ago. This was extended last year by the configuration of double gears. In just a few steps, […]

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e-spool – a space saving cable guide for flexible stage designs

Kira Weller | 24. April 2019

A stage setting like this in a theatre or opera house is an impressive view every time you see it. There are a lot of lights and hidden technology, which require a certain degree of cable management to achieve. As it is with most stages, the available space which can be used to guide and […]

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How to avoid Fogging in the car?

Dirk Tietz | 15. July 2019

What is fogging? Generally speaking, fogging refers to the outgassing of individual material parts that condense in the surroundings of the component. Usually, the fogging effect is associated with heated living spaces. Here, black-dust settlements occur in flats during the heating period. Typical signs of fogging are planar black coating or black dust that sticks […]

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print2mold – get to your injection moulding product faster thanks to 3D printing

Dirk Zacharias | 1. July 2019

Injection moulding tools are usually milled or spark-eroded, require quite some manufacturing time and are therefore expensive. Here, 3D printing opens up new possibilities. The additive manufacturing of the injection moulding tool generally offers two possibilities. 1. Manufacturing a plastic tool using the SLA method – ideal for producing prototypes or very small batches of […]

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Repair of an vintage car speedometer with the help of 3D printing service

Guest author: Dr. Jörg Pühler | 18. April 2019

On the speedometer of my Stanley 750B from 1924 the mileage counter didn’t work anymore. It is a speedometer from Stewart-Warner, Chicago, type M-9. Failure analysis After dismantling, the mistake was obvious: the gear on the first intermediate shaft, which meshes with the worm on the input shaft, was completely ruined. The pinion was no […]

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gas ring special vehicle

Additive manufacturing in special vehicle construction

Sven Weber | 9. April 2019

Motorists with disabilities benefit from “Darios”, a digital gas ring. This allows you to give throttle with your hands on the steering wheel. “Darios 211” consists of over 200 identical parts that slide over the flattened steel ring. These parts consist of iglidur® I3 and are manufactured in 3D printing. How does the gas ring […]

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