February 2022 – igus Blog

Gluing bushings – this is how it works

Lars Butenschön | 25. February 2022

Bushings are usually pressed or clamped into the housing hole. In this way they hold securely in the hole and do not rotate unintentionally. But what if this is not possible due to manufacturing tolerances? Another not so rare case: The bushing should even rotate. Even if it is not part of the standard repertoire […]

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A house from the 3D printer?

Christine Barreto | 25. February 2022

The design possibilities of 3D printing are endless. Civil engineers and architects take advantage of this. Most recently, a house in Beckum was 3D printed. Read more about the many uses of 3D printers in architecture in this article.

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Who wears shoes made of lead?

Stefan Niermann | 24. February 2022

The TV commercial for the Soda Streamer presents it perfectly. Who wants to carry anything heavy nowadays? One of the things using PET bottles as an alternative to glass bottles aims at is weight. The sustainability of the two solutions will be discussed at a later time. “The fact is that it takes energy to […]

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Who wears shoes made of lead?

igu-blog-adm | 24. February 2022

The TV commercial for the Soda Streamer presents it perfectly. Who wants to carry anything heavy nowadays? One of the things using PET bottles as an alternative to glass bottles aims at is weight. The sustainability of the two solutions will be discussed at a later time. “The fact is that it takes energy to […]

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Can fibre optic cable be the solution for small bend radii?

igu-blog-adm | 23. February 2022

Industry 4.0 has now found its way into very many applications. Data is collected at a wide variety of points and must be conveyed to the control system. Used here among other things are our chainflex cables. But when is fibre optic cable the right solution? And can fibre optic cable be used with small […]

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