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SmartSlice now supports iglidur I150 and iglidur I180

igu-blog-adm | 4. May 2021

SmartSlice is a plug-in from Teton Simulation for the Cura 3D printed slicer. With SmartSlice, users can assess the components before the actual printing. It is a finite element simulation plug-in that uses material parameters and simulation technology to calculate the durability and deformation of printed parts before they are even printed. All inputs to […]

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How to optimise every component for injection moulding

Lars Butenschön | 29. January 2021

It is a designer’s worst-case scenario: days and weeks go by to design and manufacture an injection mould. When production finally begins and the first component falls out of the mould, one gets a nasty surprise. The surface of the moulding has dents that not only look unsightly but also impair the function. Why is […]

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Plain bearing prototypes for new developments or tests

Jan Michels | 30. April 2020

When a new product is being developed or shortly before a food, packaging, or beverage machine test phase, receiving prototype samples of a plain bearing or other components as quickly as possible can be very important. iglidur polymer bar stock allows such components to be manufactured easily … with no minimum order quantity. It is […]

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Service goes orange – how igus reduces your workload

Steffen Schack | 24. April 2020

igus motion plastics – tribologically optimised high-performance polymers for moving applications – are the result of decades of research and development work. Each igus material, known under the iglidur brand name (https://www.igus.eu/iglidur), is thoroughly tested in our 3,800m² test laboratory. We have a huge material selection and are constantly adding new materials developed for various […]

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