April 2021 – igus Blog

It’s all about the sausage! Ball bearings in the meat processing industry

Patrick Czaja | 29. April 2021

The barbecue season starts, the grill is made ready and people flock to the supermarkets to buy barbecue food. And what must not be missing? Exactly. Meat in any form; whether steaks, fillets or sausages of any kind. But what about the meat processing industry and its machines? In the food production sector, the machines […]

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Predictive maintenance: “glass ball” wizardry or real transparency and predictive information?

Richard Habering | 28. April 2021

Today we want to take a concrete look at how we solve this at igus with i.Cee, our smart plastics range for predictive maintenance. In summary, this intelligent linear system offers integrated wear measurement including the reporting of predictive maintenance information.

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DNV-GL becomes DNV

Andreas Muckes | 27. April 2021

On 1 March 2021, DNV-GL became DNV. This message is currently appearing in relevant newsletters and specialist journals and is raising questions among some customers. Anyone who knows igus knows that the company is closely linked to the offshore industry, especially in the cable market. We would like to explain in this article what possible […]

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Engineering reduced to a few clicks – complete sets of the 4040RHDB can be ordered online

dklein | 26. April 2021

Complete sets of the heavy duty series 4040RHDB have now been standardised to a few clicks with the help of years of experience. From now on, the complete sets of the 4040RHDB for travels between 25 and 200 metres can be ordered online with just three clicks. Complex engineering not always necessary Roller energy chains […]

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Also an underwater endurance runner: xiros® ball bearings in aquaristics

Patrick Czaja | 26. April 2021

The term aquaristics describes the operation and maintenance of an aquarium. This includes all activities that are carried out both professionally and as a hobby. The basic difference between freshwater and seawater aquaristics is the saltwater content. For example, there are also so-called brackish-water aquariums that contain both freshwater and seawater. If you decide to […]

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