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FDA-compliant linear technology for medical products comes from Cologne

Ingo Urbach | 26. May 2020

When the corona pandemic (COVID-19) broke out, many companies volunteered to manufacture medical products such as masks, gowns, ventilators and face shields. In addition to the FDA-compliant materials used for the actual masks, gowns, ventilators and face shields, the tools and machinery used to manufacture these products must also meet FDA compliance standards. Depending on […]

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Building compact and lightweight machines

Andrej Schmidt | 4. May 2020

The growing diversity of consumption is increasingly presenting vending machine manufacturers with major challenges. How can installation space be saved notwithstanding the growing product range?

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Linear guides for limited installation space

Andreas Muckes | 22. April 2020

igus has many different linear guides in its product range. For example, drylin W offers a large modular system. drylin N is the first choice for extremely low-profile installation heights. drylin T is identical in construction to the usual recirculating ball bearing guides. A representative of the shaft guides is drylin R. Since some machine […]

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Telescopic rods – completely made of polymer: NTP27 – when it should be light

Marco Thull | 17. April 2020

At igus, our goal is to either improve the technology or to be more cost-effective for every customer. When we started to produce telescopic rods, it was immediately clear to us that we not only wanted to produce one telescopic rod out of many, but that the principle of “improve technology or reduce price” must […]

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Severe contamination by salt or sugar … what must be observed?

Marco Thull | 17. April 2020

Wherever food or beverages are processed, filled or packed, contamination can occur. If it is salt or sugar, it is important to take a close look at the abrasive (rubbing/grinding) wear. In this way it can be determined what influence this has on the plain bearing or linear guide. In order to examine such contamination, […]

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