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Which plain bearing is suitable for the commercial vehicle industry?

igu-blog-adm | 12. September 2022

The development of electric vehicles (BEV, PHEV, HEV) and vehicles with fuel cells (FCEV) is in vogue thanks to their low-emission use. Statutory requirements and higher energy costs are the reason why OMEs and suppliers place particular emphasis on the sustainability and lightweight of their designs when developing new products.

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Powder coating as wear protection? – That's how it works!

igu-blog-adm | 2. August 2022

Powder lacquering, also known as powder coating, can be easily applied to conductive materials by means of electrostatic charging. For this purpose, the component is charged and the powder is applied using a spray gun in the tribo or corona charging process. The powder adheres to the component and thus builds up a uniform layer. […]

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Buy chainflex quality sustainably AND cost-effectively? That works!

igu-blog-adm | 8. June 2022

Nowadays, it is all about avoiding waste. The oceans are heavily polluted, the “Pacific garbage vortex” is about 4.5 times as large as Germany. The “zero waste” philosophy is gaining more and more attention especially in the food sector. We at igus have also set ourselves the goal of buildings and production becoming CO2-neutral by […]

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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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