Digital annual Press Conference 2022

Published on: 13th May 2022

At the igus Digital Annual Press Conference 2022, there were once again many exciting innovations from the world of motion plastics. True to the igus motto "improve what moves", this year we are presenting 175 innovations from all business areas around topics such as sustainability, digitalisation, 3D printing and low cost automation.

Latest Press Release

igus advances the circular economy with the world’s first e-chain made entirely of recycled material

Published on: 18th May 2022

Cradle-to-cradle: This is the principle of the circular economy, which is abased on nature. The aim: to return consumer goods to the biological or technical cycle in order to conserve valuable resources and raw materials. The motion plastics specialist igus is also pursuing this goal and has now developed the world’s first energy chain made from recycled material on the basis of its own “chainge” e-chain recycling program.


Further news

Up to 60 times the service life: igus produces the world’s first tribo-material for DLP 3D printing

Published on: 18th May 2022

With the iglidur i3000, igus is now presenting the world’s first 3D printing resin specifically for DLP 3D printing of wearing parts. This enables the additive manufacturing of particularly small, precise components with a service life that is 30 to 60 times longer than with conventional 3D printing resins. igus is also expanding its 3D printing service with DLP printers that achieve a resolution of 0.035 millimetres.


Configuring and programming igus linear robots – as easy as playing PlayStation

Published on: 12th May 2022

With the help of the game engine Unity, motion plastics specialist igus has given its online configurator for low-cost linear robots a facelift, making its operation even more efficient. Now, users can configure an individual linear robot ready for connection faster and easier – in just five minutes and with instant price information. With the help of the online tools, any automation solution can be programmed and tested directly in the selected working area and also load CAD data and a suitable drawing. Even small and medium-sized companies can immerse themselves without a barrier in the world of automation – without the know-how of specialists and CAD software.


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