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Isense

Hard on the outside, smart on the inside: intelligent plain bearings enable continuous condition monitoring

Richard Habering | 7. April 2021

Plain bearings often have to withstand considerable adverse influences such as abrasive dust, high speeds or chemicals. To enable indication of the degree of wear of such plain bearings in good time, last year igus developed the world’s first intelligent bearing with iglidur high-performance polymers. This warns of imminent failure in good time. Machine and equipment operators can plan maintenance, repairs and part replacement in advance.

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Condition monitoring is synonymous with i.Sense at igus

Richard Habering | 31. March 2021

In this particular case, I will focus on the concept of condition monitoring. This technology at igus is called i.Sense and is derived from sensing/feeling. We found the name quite appropriate, as condition monitoring has exactly this function: the sensing of malfunctions.

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Input channels for predictive maintenance with smart plastics i.Cee

Richard Habering | 26. February 2021

In this article, we want to take a detailed look at the input channels or input options for data in the predictive maintenance system from igus – smart plastics i.Cee.

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Three areas of application for 3D printing with sensors

igu-blog-adm | 24. February 2021

Additive manufacturing has already proven itself in many areas, as it can be used without tools and using diverse materials for many different applications, making them more cost-effective and flexible. Now a new form of 3D printing is also coming to the fore, where it is possible to integrate different materials in a single printing […]

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Identify cables in the medical device

Ulf Hottung | 11. February 2020

Just a small detail and hopefully never important… The traceability of igus chainflex cables. Just a small detail and hopefully never important… The traceability of igus chainflex cables. EVERY igus chainflex cable is provided with a code on its jacket as in the following picture, which shows the manufacturing plant AND batch, the production date […]

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