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
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.
Brief Overview - iglide® GKF Shafting
Learn more about GKF shafting here: https://www.igus.com/info/gkf-shafting Contact igus® here with any questions or to discuss GKF solutions your application: https://www.igus.com/info/contact-igus
chainflex® - Data Cables - Ethernet VS Fiber Optics
Learn more about chainflex® cables here: https://www.igus.com/info/chainflex-information Contact igus® here with any questions or to discuss your application: https://www.igus.com/info/chainflex-cont
Why does a plastics company manufacture cables?
Realizing our customers needed a flexible cable solution that could withstand a variety of movements, igus® decided to design and test cable series – and chainflex® CF1 was born.
Why do we guarantee the service life of chainflex cables?
A cable lifetime guarantee based off of data from decades of extensive testing reduces the likelihood of unplanned downtime and makes it easier to plan for cable replacements.
Brief Overview - drylin® Stainless Steel Products
More on drylin® linear bearings and slides here: https://www.igus.com/info/drylin-linear-guides-overview Contact igus® here with any questions or to discuss stainless steel solutions for your applica
igus in the news: VP Rick Abbate discusses 3D printing and the future of additive manufacturing
Design News caught up with Vice President Rick Abbate to talk about why igus has invested in 3D printing, how that service benefits customers, and what the future holds for additive manufacturing.
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.
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.
Overview - e-chain® Smart Plastics Sample Kit
Learn more about smart plastics here: https://www.igus.com/info/news-2018-smart-plastics Contact igus® here with any questions or to request an in-person or virtual smart plastics demo: https://www.i
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.
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.
iglide® Fastline Service: Custom Injection-Molded Parts, Fast
Wish you could get custom injection-molded parts shipped to you in a matter of days? Now you can with Fastline. Choose from our wide range of 17 iglide® bearing materials based on your application, in
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.
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.
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.
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 Health Benefits Of An Organized Home Office?
Discover how effective home office cable management can maximize productivity and improve your mental health.
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
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.