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Discover the four main data points every engineer should consider when looking to properly utilize lead screws and polymer nuts in their applications.
In this blog post, learn how you can expand the reach and workspace of your robot simply by adding a 7th axis. We'll discuss its benefits and how you can make your new system maintenance-free.
What if I told you there's a dry-running, lightweight polymer alternative to metal ball bearings? Well, you better believe it because this type of solution does exist! Learn all about it here.
Custom-made spare parts can be expensive, and the downtime that's required when those components fail can cost companies even more money. Discover how wear-resistant 3D-printed parts can help you save
In this blog post, learn how to use our 3D-printing CAD configurator so you can easily and quickly order wear-resistant SLS gears, racks, bearings and more.
In this blog post, you'll learn what a thermal compensation cable is, how it works and where it can be used.
In this blog post, you'll discover a new SLS-printing material with ESD properties. Learn about the material's characteristics and how it's wear rate compares to PA12 printing materials.
In this post, read about stage technology and the complexities of selecting the safest cable carrier and flexible cable to avoid incidents.
Let's look at the major pros and cons to understand how robotics help fulfillment centers improve their processes.
In this post, we discuss if it's truly possible to use control cables with AS-i Bus systems and what is required to do so.
In this post, read about what makes igus® plain bearings self-lubricating and how these properties could save you money while improving your machine.
In this post, read about the service life of 3d printed parts from igus®, which are made from durable materials & have extremely low wear rates.
In this post, read about when it is best to buy your own 3d printer and when it is best to opt for 3d printing services like those offered by igus®.
In this post, read about the industrial 3d printing service offered by igus®, which produces industrial grade parts that go beyond just prototyping.
In this post, read about the CF.Q cable failure sensor system developed by igus®, which detects cable failure in advance.
In this post, read about the importance of proper separation for cables within a cable carrier & the different types of interior separators offered by igus®.
Let's review how your CNC machine shop can perfect a growth strategy that wins new agreements despite today's challenging obstacles.
Learn design tips from the wear resistant 3D printing experts about how to design parts that utilize mixed filaments materials.
In this post, read about the development of the CFStrip from igus®, and how it was devised to be an easier method for stripping highly specialized cable.
In this post, read about the internal testing that takes place within our test laboratory to calculate and improve wear & tear for solar panels.