Application Stories

Innovative, real-world application examples using igus® technology.

  • energy chains® at the Port of Virginia

    energy chains® at the Port of Virginia

    In the ship to shore crane industry, threat of system failure is a constant. With expensive downtime, dangerous maintenance, and 24/7 operation, more and more crane manufacturers and maintenance teams

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  • Redesigning the Portsmouth Memorial Bridge for 21st Century Reliability

    Redesigning the Portsmouth Memorial Bridge for 21st Century Reliability

    Since it's initial ribbon cutting ceremony in 1923, New Hampshire's Portsmouth Memorial Bridge has served as a landmark. When it was redesigned, cost savings and maintenance reduction were the main fo

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  • Exoskeleton designed to reduce joint stress for factory workers

    Exoskeleton designed to reduce joint stress for factory workers

    The “Airframe” exoskeleton is designed using iglide® bearings to solve health problems caused by repetitive motions in factories.

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  • Cell-stacking technology could change the future of organ transplant waiting lists

    Cell-stacking technology could change the future of organ transplant waiting lists

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