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3d printing

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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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.”

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3D printing for the automotive industry

Steffen Schack | 15. October 2019

3D printing is playing an increasingly important role in producing motor vehicles. For the manufacturing of sports cars and exclusive vehicles, more and more parts are not only used for developing or testing prototypes, but also as functional components in production vehicles.

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