igus expert, Shannon Douglas, to discuss "The Essence of Tribofilaments" at ATX East 2017

June 6, 2017 Zach Davis

igus expert, Shannon Douglas, to speak on “The Essence of Tribo-filaments,” during 3D Printing Innovation Summit at ATX East June 14th

Discover which type of filament ATX East 3D Printing Innovation Summit on June 14th, 2017 at 9:30am at location 1E15

For immediate release (June 6th, 2017)- Which type of filament is best suited for your business’ 3D Printing needs? What type of filaments do you use? igus expert, Shannon Douglas, will assess the differences between various filaments for motion, and which may be the best solution for your business needs. With a focus on the benefits of plastic Tribo-filaments in this intermediate educational seminar, Douglas will also take a moment to examine what is next in this industry during the 3D Printing Innovation Summit at ATX East, in New York City’s Javits Center on Wednesday, June 14th at 9:30am in location 1E15.

3D Printing is becoming increasingly prevalent in today’s society. With machines more readily available and materials easier to use than ever, this innovative industry is becoming more main stream. While there are many different options and variations of materials for users to select, different plastic 3D materials all have specific benefits. This educational seminar will inform users or potential users on the differences and specific benefits of a wear resistant material versus a nylon, ABS, or PLA.

Shannon Douglas is a Territory Sales Manager for igus bearings inc. She has worked as a sales manager since 2012, specializing in mechanical bearing applications within many different industries, including medical, packaging, and unique applications. Shannon also has experience in the construction industry with a focus in providing technical details on railing connections to architects. Additionally, she has taught continuing educational seminars to architects on how to specify ornamental railings into their designs. What Shannon enjoys most in her current position is working with engineers to help find successful solutions to their design challenges. For a complimentary pass, or to learn more about igus products and solutions for 3D Printing, please email Samantha Bowen at sbowen@igus.net.


About igus®

igus® develops industry-leading energy chain® cable carriers, chainflex® continuous-flex cables, drylin® linear bearings and linear guides, iglide® plastic bushings, and igubal® spherical bearings. These seemingly unrelated products are linked together through a belief in making functionally advanced, yet affordable plastic components and assemblies. With plastic bearing experience since 1964, cable carrier experience since 1971 and continuous-flex cables since 1989, igus provides the right solution from over 100,000 products available from stock. No minimum order required. For more information, contact igus at 1-800-521-2747 or visit www.igus.com.


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Press Contact: ​North America
igus® Inc.
PO Box 14349
East Providence, RI, 02914
Tel: 800.521.2747

igus® Inc.
PO Box 14349
East Providence, RI, 02914
Tel.: 800.521.2747
Fax: 401.438.2200

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