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A toast to summer! New robot with igus linear guide taps beer in seconds

Published on: 8th August 2023

Festival season is in full swing. To keep the queues at the beer to reasonable lengths, One Two Beer GmbH has developed an automatic beer tap. Its core is a mobile tap head that moves to the bottom of the cup, which it fills in five seconds without foam-over – built with a lubrication-free, hygienic, durable lead screw from the igus dryspin series.


Record-low costs and sustainability: our new slewing ring bearing

Published on: 7th August 2023

It is affordable, compact, lightweight and ready to install with a mouse click: igus has added a minimalist low-cost variant to the portfolio of its iglidur PRT series of slewing ring bearings. The PRT-05-15-PC not only reduces costs, but also protects the environment. The new slewing ring bearing consists of 97% regranulated high-performance plastics.


Double award: igus wins the 2023 German Brand Award

Published on: 4th August 2023

igus, the Cologne-based plastics specialist, received the renowned German Brand Award in 2023 for communication relating to the iguverse VR platform – in two categories.


New igus service: calculate the service life of 3D printing materials online in 30 seconds

Published on: 26th July 2023

Knowing the durability of a 3D-printed component often makes it easier to choose the right material. This is why igus has now added a service to its 3D printing range. Apart from a price calculation and a feasibility analysis, the online 3D printing service can now also predict service life for individually manufactured special parts in just a few seconds. Just upload the STEP or STL file, have the service life calculated, choose the right material and order the part, and it will be shipped within three days.


Great strength, little weight: new low-cost igus energy chain for unsupported applications

Published on: 20th July 2023

New addition to the igus energy chain portfolio: the E4Q, a globally proven e-chain for applications with large unsupported lengths and high fill weight, now has a new variant: the “L”. Users for whom the E4Q is too large can now save costs of up to 20% with the E4Q.64L. They will still benefit from the advantages of its big brother, such as quick, tool-free opening.