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3D printing with wear-resistant polymers

Niklas Eutebach | 24. April 2020

3D printing is ascendant across industries and materials, not only in product development, but also in industrial manufacturing processes. But if the freedom granted by additive manufacturing is to realise its full potential in the industrial environment, 3D printing materials must perform just as well as their mechanically processed counterparts. igus has dedicated itself to […]

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Can 3D printers replace machine tools?

igu-blog-adm | 22. April 2020

You need a metallic component. You can quickly import the software model and the part comes out of the 3D printer in no time at all. Swarf doesn’t occur. There is practically no waste. This quickly leads to the question: can 3D printers replace classic machine tools? This blog examines this question for three relevant […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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