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Predictive maintenance turns from an art to a science

Matthew Aldridge, Director, igus asserts that its smart plastics is not an idea or concept, its real products with existing applications in the UK. Find out how igus smart plastics can help change your world.

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igus tribo-filaments take on the soapbox challenge

igus engineers compare the abrasion resistance of 3D printed plastic parts made of iglidur I180 and standard ABS materials. However, to make the test procedure more exciting, the engineers decided to 3D print plastic plain bearings out of each material and insert them into the wheels of a soapbox car.

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Inside peak at the igus dry-tech test lab

In this video from igus, learn more about how its dry-tech test laboratory in Cologne, Germany is dedicated to helping customers extend service life and reduce costs in their moving applications.

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Bringing LEGO to life!

LEGO play has been taken to the next level with the LEGO BOOST Creative Toolbox that lets makers build and code interactive, motorised robots, models and creations. CES 2017 saw the unveiling of this ultimate maker kit for young engineers.

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    Linear actuator enables automated maintenance(30/11/2016)

    Diakont DA Series actuators, available in the UK through INMOCO, have been designed for easy installation and maintenance.

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    Readychain energy chain system(23/11/2016)

    Learn more about igus’ readychain - the pre-assembled and fully harnessed energy chain system designed to fit directly onto your machine, whether it’s a machining centre, linear gantry robot or crane.

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    Rapidly develop robotic applications(11/11/2016)

    Offered in predefined robotic kits, robolink articulated arms are now available ready-to-build, lowering cost and eliminating barriers in getting robotic applications up and running.

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    Reebok liquid factory(26/10/2016)

    Reebok introduces Liquid Factory – a manufacturing innovation that could fundamentally change the process and speed of footwear creation. The new technique leverages 3D Drawing, where a proprietary liquid material, created especially for Reebok by BASF, is used to draw shoe componentry cleanly, precisely and

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    Humanoid open platform robot!(07/10/2016)

    Learn more about the igus humanoid open platform robot, developed in conjunction with the University of Bonn, and the motor-driven, slewing rings that drive it.

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