The chainflex cables can be bent kinked!
What is the bending factor?

igu-blog-adm | 7. September 2021

It is likely that everyone has taken a spoon from the kitchen at one time or another and started bending it. The first time I bent a spoon, I looked confused when I couldn’t bend it back the right way. So I did the only “logical” thing for a little boy and made sure my […]

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How to press-fit bushings

Lars Butenschön | 12. August 2021

If you want to always be able to install your bushings, especially plain bushings, without frustration or damage, you should follow a few basic tips. This post will list these tips and provide an explanation for each. Before press-fitting the bushing: Pay attention to tolerances and fit-related oversizing Plain bushings must be press-fitted because they […]

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Unusual requirements and how to fulfil them
Customised cables from igus

Stefan Wehrmann | 12. August 2021

“Can I get that in pink?” Admittedly not a frequent request when it comes to cables. But there are requirements that our catalogue goods cannot meet despite the great scope of our product range. Such cases require customised cables. This article will focus on this topic and present some basic data in more detail. What […]

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How xiros plastic ball bearings prevent sparking

Patrick Czaja | 12. August 2021

Freedom from active lubrication, long service life, hygienic design, suitability for intensive cleaning processes, and anti-static component properties are indispensable in packaging technology. GEA Food Solutions GmbH Germany GmbH invested in our construction kit and equipped its machines with linear bearings, plain bearings, ball bearings, and drive elements. I will take a closer look at […]

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Six highlights that started as igus NEWS

Volker Beissel | 10. August 2021

In 2021, we will again introduce you to 168 new products. Not all of our new products make a big splash or even make it into our catalogue range. But a few highlights from various industries did. Today I will give you a preview of the machine-tool-relevant NEWS this year in the form of six […]

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