Tribo-filament iglidur I150 in wear test (test video)

Maria Burkanova | 27. March 2020

The 3D print filaments for the construction of spare parts and components are now standard equipment for many companies. Filament printers are so affordable and easy to use that more and more companies are using the parts produced with them for fast and inexpensive machine maintenance and prototype production. The most commonly used filaments such […]


How do I replace my defective gear?

Niklas Eutebach | 26. March 2020

A tooth breaks on a gear, and that’s all it takes to stop the machine. Unfortunately, the documentation has been lost, and the manufacturer does not supply spare parts any more and may even have gone out of business. What now? The gear must be replaced, and there are no clues besides the broken component. […]


3D printing with iglidur polymers in medical technology

Maria Burkanova | 25. March 2020

Medical technology is an important driver of 3D printing technologies: highly customisable products offer unprecedented opportunities for a wide range of medical solutions. Components from 3D printers are used in the production of individually manufactured components for patients, such as hearing aids. Hospitals are acquiring their own 3D printers so that they can quickly create […]


3D printing for companies: what is more economical, having an in-house 3D printer or using external 3D printing services?

Maria Burkanova | 20. March 2020

More and more industrial companies are discovering the utility of 3D printing and additive manufacturing (in technical terms, 3D printing is actually only one of many additive processes, but in common terms is used as a synonym for additive manufacturing). The range of machines, materials, and processes on offer is vast – but where should […]


3D-Druck-Bauteile im Abriebtest

Plain bearings by 3D printing: abrasion resistance in test

tkrause | 18. March 2020

“igus 3D printing materials increase the abrasion resistance of 3D printed components by up to a factor of 50 compared to regular 3D printing materials.”