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Small e-chains allow for safe cable guidance in the most confined spaces3/27/2018

Due to its simple opening mechanism, the E2.10 energy chain from igus is cable-friendly and easy to assemble

Plastic pillow block bearings from igus replace metallic solutions and eliminate grease3/27/2018

New xiros pillow block bearings are 100 percent self-lubricating, making them hygienic and ideal for the food and packaging industry

Compact and cost-effective: drylin E linear robot2/22/2018

New linear robot from igus shipped as early as same-day

Infographic: Eliminating external lubrication drastically reduces costs2/15/2018

The low purchase price of Tribo-plastic bearings is not the only cost benefit

The first high-tensile Profinet bus cable now available from igus2/7/2018

Expanding their line of chainflex continuous-flex cables, the motion plastics specialist has introduced the CFSPECIAL.182.060 cable, specifically designed for maximizing bus communication in hanging applications.

The search for exciting energy supply concepts continues1/23/2018

The sixth round of the vector awards is searching for unique and innovative energy chain applications

New from igus: spherical balls for retrofitted bearing housings1/18/2018

Self-lubricating and long-lasting igubal spherical balls can replace metallic pillow block and flange bearings

Maintenance-free 3D-printed grippers improve effectiveness of packaging machines1/11/2018

Manufacturers save up to 85 percent in costs and 70 percent of time with 3D-printed plastic grippers

Enter the world of low cost robotics11/28/2017

Visit for useful insights on cost-effective automation

Intelligent drilling machine made with igus bearings improves bone fracture operations11/23/2017

University students used iglide L500 plain bearings in the “Smart Drill” project

Intelligence in a new form – Slewing ring bearing from igus simplifies equipment monitoring11/3/2017

New isense slewing ring bearing notifies users when maintenance is needed

Mechanical engineers can reduce automation costs with igus belt drive axes10/27/2017

Self lubricating and maintenance-free drylin ZLW eco for simple positioning and adjustment tasks

Front-loader test rig from igus tests durability of plastic versus metal10/19/2017

New outdoor test rig directly compares bearings that are subjected to high loads

igus knife edge rollers are precise and quick without lubrication9/29/2017

High-speed movement of goods on conveyor belts is precise with the use of maintenance-free knife edge rollers