What is a cartesian robot and how is it used in automation?
Learn about cartesian robot applications, advantages to other robot systems, types of motor controllers and drivers and a new configurator tool
Sliding vs Rolling: Benefits of Plastic Linear Bearings
Learn about the advantages of implementing plastic linear plain bearings into applications as well as how to correctly do so. Optionally, watch the webinar, complete with informational slides.
igus® Trade Show Highlights
For more information on our trade shows visit: www.igus.com/fairs Watch this video for some awesome booth highlights including SLS 3D print service, cable management for robots, custom bearings, low
igus® highlights 2021
Visit us online at https://www.igus.com/ Contact us here with any questions: https://www.igus.com/info/contact-igus igus® is a leading, global manufacturer of engineered plastic components. For mor
Designing Skid Steers With a Shorter Preventative Maintenance Checklist
In this blog post, we’ll lay out typical preventative maintenance measures for skid steers and talk about how self-lubricating plastic parts help to shorten that checklist.
Lead Screws and Polymer Nuts for the Packaging Industry: Convert Rotary Motion into Maintenance-free Linear Motion
Leads screws with metal nuts may have been your go-to solution in the past, but opting for high-performance polymers in the future could increase the service life of your application. Learn more here.
Science Friction Episode 3: UN&UP's Robotic Medical Device System
In this episode, hosts Adam and Avory speak with Mike Sabo from UN&UP, a medical device company, about their robotic system designed to treat abnormal heart rhythms in patients at rural hospitals.
Science Friction Episode 2: Technology Management at OU Law Library
In this episode, hosts Adam Spacht and Avory Brookins speak with Kenton Brice from the University of Oklahoma College of Law about a TV monitor slide project at the school's library.
igubal® JEM insert bearings infographic
igubal® JEM plastic insert bearings are grease-free, lightweight & self-lubricating, making them an ideal 1:1 metal bearing replacement. Learn more about the benefits and cost-savings here.
How did UL verify our cable guarantee and service life calculator?
Before UL officially verifies an organization’s marketing claims, they perform an independent, objective, scientifically based audit of their product/process. Learn about the stages of our audit here.
Brief Overview - iglide® Food & Packaging FDA Materials
To learn more about igus® solutions for the packaging industry, visit this webpage: https://www.igus.com/info/industries-packaging-industry You can also learn more about iglide® bearing materials her
2022 Vector Awards: Gain Recognition, Receive Cash Prize for Your Innovative Energy Supply System Application
The Vector Awards is a way for us to recognize and award the ingenuity of our customers. We want to hear about your design challenges and how igus products helped you solve those problems.
How to Make a Linear Actuator Move Faster
For screw-driven linear actuators, change the lead screw’s pitch to increase speed. For example, instead of using a standard 10×2 pitch, increase it to 10×5, 10×10 or even 10×50.
drylin® Decision Tree: How to Choose Your Linear System
From linear bearings & slides to fully assembled actuators and gantries, this decision tree will help you find the linear system you are searching for.
igus® 3D Print Service Overview
What is the igus® 3D print service and how can it be useful for you? iglide® Bearings Product Manager Nicole Lang explains in this video. You’ll also learn about our self-lubricating, maintenance-free
What are the differences between flame-retardant and halogen-free TPE outer jackets?
Flame-retardant and halogen-free TPE are very robust materials that igus uses in high-end cables meant for challenging applications. But what are the differences between the two? Find out here.
What Are The Health Benefits Of An Organized Home Office?
Discover how effective home office cable management can maximize productivity and improve your mental health.
Why Are Cable Conductors Made of Copper?
Have you ever wondered why most cable conductors are made of copper and not another conductive material, like silver, gold or aluminum? And what's up with gold-plated plugs? Discover the answers here.
Which drylin® liner material is ideal for my application?
Choose the right liner material for your drylin® W or R system with the help of this brief overview of your options.
How Plastic Linear Bearings and Bushings Can Really Float Your Boat
The market for private watercraft is exploding. Take advantage of the opportunity by designing grease-free, corrosion-resistant systems for your powerboats. Here's how igus can help you do that.
What is a Linear Actuator Motor?
Learn about linear actuator motors from the ground up, starting with the definition of an actuator. Describes 3 types of motors and has a basic guide on how to choose the right one for your project.