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Where are cables used?
chainflex cables used at great heights

Jen Chen | May 13, 2022

Regardless of the application area you are dealing with, igus® has made it its business to find a cable that meets all requirements. Benefit from our variety of cables. From low-cost solutions with PVC outer jacket to high-end TPE cables. Everything in line with our motto: Cost down, life up!


Stainless steel linear modules in drive technology

Kevin Huang | March 10, 2022

eel and V2A/V4A stainless steel. X46/X90 is a hardened stainless steel material, while V2A/V4A is not hardened.


ticket machine

Why your ticket machine ball bearings should be from igus®

Daniel Chen | September 24, 2021

Ball bearings in ticket machines where requirements for installed components are stringent. igus polymer ball bearings are expanding their advantage over metal ball bearings in this segment. They are not only maintenance-free and lubrication-free – they also ensure that the application environment is free of contamination. Searching for contamination…


Under Heavy Load Application Conditions–Study on Maximum Service Lives of Shaft and Sliding Bearing

Yvan Cao | September 30, 2020

In a motion structure, a shaft and a bearing constitute an operating unit. In this sense, wear and friction values need to be evaluated from an overall perspective. To optimize lives, materials of the shaft and the bearing need to be perfectly coordinated, which is a main challenge for bearing manufacturers today. For the shaft, […]



Lead screw technology in the DIY beer lift

Kevin Huang | September 25, 2020

Beer lift light built with maintenance-free lead screw technology. High temperatures in summer, the need for a cool drink but no desire to constantly run to the fridge? The self-built beer lift provides a solution. Up to 21 beverage bottles can be cooled in the stylish beer lift. Completely without electricity and as a highlight […]


Ventilation valve

The advantages of iglidur in the application of air valve products

Yvan Cao | June 1, 2020

There are “invisible” pipelines in high-rise buildings—air conditioning ventilation system and fire safety system, which coordinate the temperature adjustment to ensure a good air environment in the building, or to reduce property losses in fire and ensure personal safety. Valves are a key component of the system. This article will introduce you to the application […]