Polymer plain bearings in a gearbox – is this possible?

Sebastian Bloechl | 20. April 2020

“Shift and operate as we please”, a saying that can also be applied to vehicle operation. Be it a modern car or a freshly polished classic car: on some days we prefer to change gear earlier and save money, on others we tickle the last torque out of the engine. The gearbox and the shift forks […]

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Why are polymer ball bearings so interesting for vehicle interiors?

Sebastian Bloechl | 8. April 2020

Developing the interiors of cars is a big challenge for designers and engineers. Within just a few seconds, it creates a first gut feeling. Even before we sit down on the car seat, we reach for the steering wheel. Immediately afterwards, we examine the arm rest and feel the buttons for adjusting the windows. Of […]

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igus service around the world – motion plastics at the 15th Indian Motor Show in Delhi

Sebastian Bloechl | 27. March 2020

A trade show is always a very special event. Where else can you exchange views with customers, present news and introduce our company with all our motion plastics in such detail? The Indian automotive show is one of the most lively and impressive trade shows. Here, we meet local contact persons, interested parties and customers […]

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3D printing: low-wear plastic components for the automotive industry

Sebastian Bloechl | 10. September 2019

Design freedom and fast reaction times are commonplace in development departments in the automotive industry. Anyone who can react quickly to new requirements gains competitive advantages.  Additive manufacturing and the automotive industry, which benefits from flexibility and speed, are made for each other. Free design possibilities, short delivery times and cost efficiency are only a […]

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