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iglide on tour wraps up North American tour by giving back

Igus Inc iglide on tour wraps up North American tour by giving back
 
For over two months, the igus Inc. team carried out a mammoth effort of coordinating and executing a car tour from Anchorage Alaska to New York City, traveling through more than half of the 50 United States, and crossing across Canadian boundaries three times, totaling 13,670 miles. Along the way, the car stopped in to visit more than 40 of igus’ current and potential customers, speaking with engineers about the true power of iglide plastic bearings, which are currently celebrating their 30th anniversary.

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igus iglide on tour ready to travel from coast to coast across North America

igus iglide on tour ready to travel from coast to coast across North America
A half-year of traveling through Asia and South America, and 17,500 miles of driving through deserts, rainforests, and some of the world’s busiest cities has brought igusiglide on tour car to the United States where it will begin the next leg of its tour in Anchorage, Alaska.

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Dry-tech box from igus Inc

New dry-tech box from igus
Plastics specialist igus has announced the release of its dry-tech® box, an ingenious sample kit designed to help engineers find the right material bearing for their application. The box contains a set of state-of-the-art card overlays, which filter the bearing choices by criteria – similar to the igus online configurator.

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iglide on tour: Around the world with 56 plastic bearings on board

iglide on tour: Around the world with 56 plastic bearings on board brought to you by igus, Inc.
To celebrate 30 years of their plastic bearings, igus has retrofit a car with 56 iglide bearings. These components are in all areas of the car, including the pedals, alternator, window regulators, convertible top, gearshift, and more. 200 million plastic iglide bearings were already installed in cars and trucks last year, and now igus is putting them to the test on a 20 country, 9 month world tour.

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Detectable spherical bearings for sensitive applications

igubal detectable spherical bearings from igus Inc.
New igubal self-aligning bearings for the food and drug industries - Plastic bearing expert igus will be presenting their line of detectable self-aligning bearings for the food industry. The detectable bearings are an extension of the igubal self-aligning bearings line from igus, which includes a range of lubrication and maintenance-free rod-end bearings, clevis joints, flanged units, press fit and pedestal bearings.

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Bearings for electrical machinery - Rolling bearings from NKE keep motors and generators running

Bearings for electrical machinery - Rolling bearings from NKE keep motors and generators running

NKE Austria GmbH supplies a wide range of rolling bearings for electrical machinery, particularly motors and generators. The bearings manufactured by the specialist in Steyr are noted for their low running noise, efficient seals, high load ratings and long service life.

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igus® to showcase motion plastic solutions at Pack Expo 2013

igus® to showcase motion plastic solutions at Pack Expo 2013

Under the theme “Motion Plastics”, igus will display new solutions for the packaging industry at this year’s Pack Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada, September 23 – 25, 2013. Food, packaging and bottling industries are centered on handling sensitive products that demand special requirements: maximum levels of hygiene are needed, alongside precision and speed at an affordable price point.

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Student-built personal transport vehicle uses plastic bearings

Student-built personal transport vehicle uses plastic bearings from igus Inc

igus® announced iglide® self-lubricating, maintenance-free plastic bearings are being used in the design and development of a single-passenger, urban commuting vehicle. The Personal Transport Vehicle - Ground, or "PTV-G", is the brainchild of Redbud Technology LLC out of Union Grove, Ala. Its unique design uses an articulated steering geometry, which means the inclined steering pivot is positioned just behind the occupant, and as a result reacts like a high-performance, two-wheeled motorcycle.

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Boca Bearings Ceramic Bearings Serve Versatility in Magnet Manufacturing

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Boca Bearing Company is expanding its product inventory to accommodate bearings and lubricants typically used in the magnet manufacturing process. Boca Bearings offers ceramic bearings, standard bearings and a variety of specialty lubricants.

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Heavy-duty pivot bushing

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igus® has launched a new, heavy-duty plastic bushing that can withstand radial loads up to 11,023 pounds per square inch. igus injection-molded self-lubricating and maintenance-free iglide® Q2 bushings are made from a completely new material blend.

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