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igus® inc.

PO BOX 14349

East Providence

RI 02914

+1 800 521 2747
+1 401 438 7270

3D printing materials from igus® are 50x more wear-resistant vs. standard materials

Our 3D-printing powders and filaments have been proven to last up to 50 times longer than standard 3D-printing materials inside moving applications. We extensively test our engineered composite plastic iglide® materials inside our 41,000 ft.2 test laboratory in Cologne, Germany to ensure every 3D-printed component offers exceptional wear resistance comparable to our iglide® injection-molded parts. All igus® 3D printed parts are low-friction, maintenance-free and self-lubricating. We produce custom 3D-printed components for prototypes and small batches, no minimum order quantity required!


  • 50 times more wear-resistant than standard 3D printing materials
  • Comparable wear resistance to iglide injection-molded parts
  • Optimized for friction and can be used without additional lubricant
  • More than 30 years experience developing high-performance plastics for moving applications
  • Tested in the industry’s largest test laboratory
  • Order online – our 3D printing service is fast, easy & cost-effective
Reference the iglide® – 3D printing: Information Sheet

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SLS Powder Material

SLS powder

  • High wear resistance and great strength for sliding applications and gears
  • Best seller in 3D printing service
  • Can be processed with suitable commercially available laser sintering machines

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FDM Filament

FDM Filament

  • Materials for special requirements such as FDA, high-temperature & chemical resistance
  • 1.75mm and 3mm diameters
  • High wear-resistance
  • Low coefficients of friction

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DLP Resin

DLP Resin

  • World's first wear-resistant DLP resin
  • 30-60x longer service life compared to conventional 3D printing resins
  • Gears with the tooth module of 0.2 possible
  • High level of detail: resolution up to 35 μm

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Test Lab in Cologne, Germany

igus® continuously tests the tribological properties of its 3D printed parts based on DIN ISO 7148-2 inside our 41,000-square-foot lab in Cologne, Germany.

We cover linear, pivoting and rotary movements on different types of shafts to ensure that our dry-running iglide® 3D printing materials will last up to 50 times longer than standard 3D printing materials inside moving applications.

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3D SLS Print Lab

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Whether you're interested in turnkey, fully assembled solutions or looking to build your own customizable project, let us assist you with a solution based on your specific application and requirements. Contact us via the form below or call us at (800) 521-2747 to discuss your project today!

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