“Colourful mix” at igus
Creative online customer appointments

igu-blog-adm | 5. May 2021

The world is happening online. Perhaps you have already taken part in an online customer appointment? What did you think? Online appointments are no longer new. In past posts, we’ve talked about buying cables in the home office and the importance of haptics when selling cables. After a year of practice, we are well settled […]

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Cables for extreme heat

Stefan Wehrmann | 14. May 2021

At the moment, the spring weather is still a bit of a wait. But in a few weeks it will probably start again with the higher temperatures. Who knows, maybe another record summer awaits us, as it has in recent years. Cables that are used outdoors often have to withstand seasonal temperature fluctuations. Due to […]

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Seat height adjustment – permanently quiet thanks to innovative plain bearing designs

Sebastian Bloechl | 12. May 2021

Save costs and assembly time with igus plain bearings in seat adjustments

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Polymer ball bearings from igus® in fish processing

Patrick Czaja | 10. May 2021

Machines and components such as ball bearings used in food processing face enormous challenges. In addition to the use of the most aggressive cleaners, just as much water is used. Germs are counteracted and contamination of the food is prevented. Below you can read more about how a customer in the fish processing industry improved […]

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Advantages of iglidur® plain bearings in a vehicle interior using the example of backrest adjustment

Jonas Burk | 17. May 2021

The reasons for iglidur® plain bearings in vehicle interiors are manifold. In this blog post, I explain the main advantages based on 5 features. Enjoy reading!

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Comparison of plain bearing materials: bronze bushings and other alloys

Lars Butenschön | 14. May 2021

Bronze bushings, like many other purely metallic bushings, are based on a so-called alloy. In this process, metallic “mixtures” are created by melting together different types of metal, which in turn have different specifications. A direct comparison of these different alloys with the no less numerous different polymer compounds, which are common in polymer bearings, […]

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Polymer ball bearings in plasma technology

Patrick Czaja | 12. May 2021

Within the industry, plasma technology has established itself as a technical standard for optimising material surfaces. Atmospheric pressure plasmas are created, for example, by electrical discharges in the air or by other gases. They enable remarkable material surface treatment due to a large amount of reactive and short-lived chemical species. The species clean, disinfect and […]

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Why copper? Copper as a conductor material?

Patrick Czaja | 10. May 2021

“Cables made of silver and gold-plated connectors. Is this a trend out of Hollywood?” I had to smile when this question was asked in a training course for mechatronics trainees. Haven’t you ever wondered why cables are mostly made of copper and why there are such exotics where precious metals like gold and silver are […]

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