Steffen Schack – igus Blog

Gears made of iglidur® high-performance polymers in actuators

Steffen Schack | 2. June 2020

The proportion of electronic and electromechanical components in vehicles has been growing continuously for years. The increased comfort and the growing safety requirements promote this development. The cable harness, which is responsible for supplying all these components, is the second heaviest component in many motor vehicles, right after the engine. Actuators make up a large […]

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Moulding of iglidur® plain bearings

Steffen Schack | 18. May 2020

Innovative developments in the automotive industry require intelligent production methods, especially in the case of component integration. One injection moulding method that has now become established is the so-called hybrid or 2C (two-component) technique. In this method, a component is placed in the injection moulding tool and moulded with a type of polymer. As a […]

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iglidur plain bearings in windscreen wiper kinematics

Steffen Schack | 8. May 2020

A functioning windscreen wiper is an important part of the car and crucial for comfort and road safety. The wiper arm, together with the lever mechanism responsible for its movement, should last for the whole service life of the vehicle and function perfectly.    For the moving components and bearing points, this means extreme load over several million cycles in many respects: the airstream […]

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Service goes orange – how igus reduces your workload

Steffen Schack | 24. April 2020

igus motion plastics – tribologically optimised high-performance polymers for moving applications – are the result of decades of research and development work. Each igus material, known under the iglidur brand name (https://www.igus.eu/iglidur), is thoroughly tested in our 3,800m² test laboratory. We have a huge material selection and are constantly adding new materials developed for various […]

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Automotive goes digital – meet us online

Steffen Schack | 9. April 2020

“Together is the important word”, is the slogan of Frank Blase, Managing Director of igus GmbH, in the following video on the subject of digital consulting: https://www.igus.eu/info/virtual-visit?L=en. We would like to work out the perfect solution for your automotive application together with you, even if we cannot visit you on site at the moment. Meet […]

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