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PO BOX 14349

East Providence

RI 02914

+1 800 521 2747
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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!
Benefits:
  • 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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igus® GmbH points out that it does not sell any products of the companies Allen Bradley, B&R, Baumüller, Beckhoff, Lahr, Control Techniques, Danaher Motion, ELAU, FAGOR, FANUC, Festo, Heidenhain, Jetter, Lenze, LinMot, LTi DRiVES, Mitsibushi, NUM,Parker, Bosch Rexroth, SEW, Siemens, Stöber and all other drive manufacturers mention in this website. The products offered by igus® are those of igus® GmbH