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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.
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.
More design options, differing motion & no rust. See how igus® self-aligning bearings compare to its metal bearing counterparts in this one-page infographic.
From linear bearings & slides to fully assembled actuators and gantries, this decision tree will help you find the linear system you are searching for.
Interested in having a custom part created? View this infographic about the various manufacturing methods available from igus® & discover which is best for you.
This infographic describes the different methods for producing engineered plastics or triboplastics from igus®. The options include Print to mold, FDM, and SLS 3D print methods.
Our high-performance plastic iglide® bearings are self-lubricating, mildew/mold certified, and FAA compliant. They're also quiet running and easy to install. Check out this infographic for more.
Our SLS-printed parts have been proven to last 3x longer than standard printed components. Check out this infographic for test lab results and to see how easy it is to order your SLS parts online.
The iglide® PRT-04 slewing ring has a 50% lower profile than its predecessor, the PRT-01. It's also 60% lighter and 20% more cost-effective. Check out this infographic to learn more!
View & learn about the different types of triflex R cable carriers which are an ideal cable management solution for multi-axis applications & industrial robots.
Plastic energy chains have begun to replace steel on most applications. View this infographic to learn about all of the advantages plastic cable carriers offer.
It is imperative to align your linear guide rails parallel to each other to operate efficiently. Read these 8 steps for ensuring proper rail alignment.
Read about how the maintenance-free OCR energy chain from igus® simplifies cable management for moving desks & allows for easy installation via magnetic mounts.
Plastic bearings are now designed to stand up to high speeds and loads, extreme temperatures, caustic chemicals, and a wide range of other application requirements. In this infographic, see the top 5
Making the switch to a plastic sliding system can bring a number of advantages that metal cannot provide.
Though energy chains and festoons are both used to guide and protect cables, the two systems have very different capabilities. In this infographic, see how maintenance, design, cable security and stra
igus® is a leading, global manufacturer of engineered plastic components. For over 50 years, we have developed innovative solutions for moving applications in almost every industry.
How does bearing lubricant effect costs, application performance and the environment? Find out in this infographic from the igus bearing experts.
How do dryspin lead screw systems stack up against the competition?
It’s time to put an end to the debate about the advantages of self-lubricating bearings over PTFE impregnated bearings.It’s time to put an end to the debate about the advantages of self-lubricating be