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Quickly available prototypes or samples for your plain bearing application

Dirk Tietz | 22. April 2020

The course of a development project can be turbulent. In time-critical phases, it is all the more important to have reliable partners and suppliers who provide rapid support with solutions and samples for tests. But which prototypes are available at what speed and what is the right sample for a specific project status? We support […]


The igus bonding agent – the solution for tribo-filaments

Niklas Eutebach | 3. April 2020

A component won’t stick to the printing plate – a well-known problem Users of filament 3D printers know that a frequent problem in processing filaments is that components do not adhere correctly to the print bed. The result is that component corners raise up, there are ugly deformations, and the component might even come loose […]


Design tips: multi-material parts from the 3D printer

Niklas Eutebach | 30. March 2020

Additive manufacturing and new types of production Most development departments, production lines and workshops can no longer be imagined without additive manufacturing. While in the beginning the technology was mainly used for prototypes and view models, both plant technology and the materials developed more and more; for example, in the field of engineering plastics, the […]


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. […]