iglidur with “China FDA” – New certificate for the food industry

Jan Michels | 24. October 2019

In the packaging, food and beverage industries, sensitive solutions are usually required. Special requirements must therefore be met. This applies in particular to direct contact with food and beverages. This is why we offer you solutions tuned to the specific needs of packaging machines with our maintenance-free and lubrication-free machine elements made of high-performance polymers. […]

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3 tips to avoid rework in production

Ulrich Schumacher | 16. October 2019

Are you doing it right? An order must be shipped urgently. During the final inspection of the manufactured product for functionality and quality, however, it is determined that the function is not flawless. Before the product goes to the customer, it must be reworked to ensure that it is fully functional. This leads to delays and the due date of the customer order is at risk of being breached. Do you know this scenario?

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3D printing for the automotive industry

Steffen Schack | 15. October 2019

3D printing is playing an increasingly important role in producing motor vehicles. For the manufacturing of sports cars and exclusive vehicles, more and more parts are not only used for developing or testing prototypes, but also as functional components in production vehicles.

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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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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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