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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 […]


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, […]


Sensor adjustment with plain bearing technology: easy and reproducible

Bastian Mehr | 8. April 2020

If you are looking for a simple linear adjustment for sensors or cameras that are usually secondary, you will find a number of possible solutions. They should be simple, reproducible and cost-effective. What is the right system for me if I want to integrate it without great design effort? What are my requirements? If a […]


drylin linear guides in furniture

Ludmilla Dekker | 20. March 2020

As part of a machine course at the Cologne Chamber of Trade, aspiring carpenters combine industrial design with Scandinavian charm. The 24 trainees from the Bergisch Gladbach Vocational College were assigned the task of producing a small range of furniture within five days. The trainees designed the furniture independently, and the results were impressive.


Die Automotive Branche setzt vermehrt auf Bauteile aus Köln von igus®.

This is why system suppliers and OEMs in the automotive industry trust the linear guides from igus in Cologne

Dirk Tietz | 11. March 2020

The automotive industry increasingly relies on igus components in cars. We have summarised here the advantages they gain from this and why igus is attractive to the major manufacturers.