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Maintenance free high performance igus polymer bearings for the pharmaceutical packaging industry

Shery George | 22 November 2021

With the changing times, the Indian Pharma industry is witnessing  dynamic changes & are adopting advanced technologies for their machines , manufacturing processes , packaging techniques and other related aspects , so  as to achieve greater output  & higher productivity without any compromise on the strict hygiene standards & to maintain the safety of the […]

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What are plain bearings and what advantages igus offers in Automotive industry?

Shery George | 12 November 2021

Plain bearings or commonly known as “bush”, bush bearing”, “bushing”, slide bearing” etc. are a much older technology when compared with ball bearings. Humans have been using plain bearings since year 3000BC. These are the simplest form of bearings without any rolling elements. Some of the most desired features of a plain bearings are – […]

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Selection of the Suitable mounting bracket

Shery George | 19 October 2021

Almost all mounting brackets are available in two variants. The first pivoting, the second is locking. At this point, many design engineers wonder when they should use the pivoting and when the locking version. Pivoting Type  Locking Type Pivoting mounting brackets are standard for gliding and horizontally unsupported applications: But why is that? The pivoting […]

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Distribution Rules for Hydraulic hoses in the energy chain

Shery George | 19 October 2021

Machine tools very often have hydraulic hoses that are guided in e-chains – for clamping devices, coolant circuits and other applications. For hoses, as for electrical cables, there are several items to consider in the design and fitting of energy chains. Rule 1 : Whether Crossbars every link or every second link ? If a […]

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Enhance the life of your food processing machines with new coating material from igus

Shery George | 11 October 2021

Whether in dosing systems, on conveyor belts of filling systems or in labelling technology: you will find sheet metal and parts that are exposed to friction and wear in all these places. To increase the service life of the metallic components, igus  has  developed new coating material IC-05 which is compliant with FDA as well as […]

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Antistatic & Maintenance free polymer bearings for the Packaging industry

Shery George | 15 September 2021

Anti-static component properties along with lubrication free, suitability for intensive cleaning agents , hygienic design & long service life are indispensable in packaging technology. The different packaging machines like thermoforming machines , Form,fill & seal machines , labelling machines, blister packaging machine , uses rollers for film deflection and may face some of the below […]

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Whether Polymer e-chain can be used for 10 Meter and more unsupported travel length without Sag?

Shery George | 2 September 2021

A gliding application frequently looks better than unsupported energy chain. This is not just because the straight line of the upper run, but also because the sag leading to the chain drop is eliminated compared to unsupported application. Unsupported systems will be better to use the space at the end of the travel (lesser Parking […]

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Can 3D printers replace machine tools?

Shery George | 2 September 2021

You need a metallic component. You can quickly import the software model and the part comes out of the 3D printer in no time at all. Swarf doesn’t occur. There is practically no waste. This quickly leads to the question: can 3D printers replace classic machine tools? This blog examines this question for three relevant […]

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3D Rotational Movement in machine tool

Shery George | 2 September 2021

Lathes, spindles and machine tools nearly always involve some form of rotation. The guidance of electric cables and hydraulic and pneumatic hoses is usually a difficult challenge. Even though an individual solution is needed for each machine, igus can offer Six varieties of Optimal Solution as below: Coiling of e-chain Coiling of e-chain with reverse […]

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How to improve the Technology in chain Tool Magazine with plain bearing?

Shery George | 2 September 2021

Wherever High precision range is required in the machine tool, plain bearings made of plastic reach their limits. However, in places where this is not the case, they can reduce costs and minimize maintenance. A typical place where our plain bearings show their full strength is in chain magazines of tool changing systems. The main […]

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