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  • igus® highlights 20213:41

    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

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  • igus® Cyber Week 2021: Free Standard Shipping with a Tree Planted for Every Online Order

    igus® Cyber Week 2021: Free Standard Shipping with a Tree Planted for Every Online Order

    This year, you can take advantage of Cyber Monday during the entire week at igus® and make a difference in the process.

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  • Intro to the iglide® Fastline Service1:06

    Intro to the iglide® Fastline Service

    To try out the Fastline service, contact us here: https://www.igus.com/info/fastline-service You can also learn more about our iglide® bearing materials here: https://www.igus.com/info/plain-plastic

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  • What are the requirements for an underwater motor?

    What are the requirements for an underwater motor?

    With a large amount of motors currently on the market, not many are capable of handling submergence underwater. Discover why that is and how you can tell if a motor is suitable for underwater use.

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  • Ingress Protection Ratings Guide

    Ingress Protection Ratings Guide

    IP ratings are the the rating system of the capability of a motor with water resistance and/or dust/other debris. In layman’s terms, they rate the seal of the motor.

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  • How to Make a Linear Actuator Move Faster

    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.

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  • What are initiator cables and where are they used?

    What are initiator cables and where are they used?

    Initiator cables connect control units and different sensors, or, in the case of reversal of the measurement principle, actuators.

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  • igubal® JEM insert bearings infographic

    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.

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  • What are the differences between flame-retardant and halogen-free TPE outer jackets?

    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.

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  • What is the igus 3D Print Service for wear resistant parts?4:34

    What is the igus 3D Print Service for wear resistant parts?

    Try out the 3D print service here: https://www.igus.com/info/3d-printing-service Or contact Nicole Lang here: https://www.igus.com/myigus/default.aspx?page=form_contact&adre=1128 What is the igus® 3D

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  • What Are The Health Benefits Of An Organized Home Office?

    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.

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  • Automotive solutions with dryspin® lead screw technology1:43

    Automotive solutions with dryspin® lead screw technology

    Learn more about dryspin® parts used in the automotive industry here: https://www.igus.com/info/dryspin-automotive Contact igus® here: https://www.igus.com/info/drylin-contact Looking for a lead scr

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  • Why Are Cable Conductors Made of Copper?

    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.

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  • e-chain® cable carrier selection guide

    e-chain® cable carrier selection guide

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  • Which drylin® liner material is ideal for my application?

    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.

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  • How Plastic Linear Bearings and Bushings Can Really Float Your Boat

    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.

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  • What is a Linear Actuator Motor?

    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.

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  • 6 Reasons Why igus® Bearings Are the Better Choice for Material Handling Robotics

    6 Reasons Why igus® Bearings Are the Better Choice for Material Handling Robotics

    Designing a material handling robot? Read this blog post to learn how dry-tech components from igus can help yours run maintenance-free.

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  • What You Should Know About Lubricating Plastic Threads

    What You Should Know About Lubricating Plastic Threads

    In this post, read about lubricating plastic threads, even with self-lubricating properties & why self-lubricating plastic nuts are still superior to metal.

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  • Are UV Disinfection Robots Here to Stay?

    Are UV Disinfection Robots Here to Stay?

    The COVID-19 pandemic has sparked an increase in demand for UV disinfection robots, but will the momentum keep up after things return back to normal? Find out here.

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  • Plastic vs Metal Self-aligning Bearings

    Plastic vs Metal Self-aligning Bearings

    More design options, differing motion & no rust. See how igus® self-aligning bearings compare to its metal bearing counterparts in this one-page infographic.

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