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1 Product News (December 2017)

The complete Product News section from the December 2017 issue of Power Transmission Engineering, featuring the latest from SKF, R+W, Brecoflex, Nexen, Güdel, Renold Gears, Hansford Sensors, Ogura Industrial, Igus, Destaco, Röhm and Iwis.

2 Product News (August 2018)

The latest products from Kluber Lubrication, Joral, Igus, Portescap, Rexnord, Gearing Solutions, Nord, Rheintacho, GWJ Technology and Miki Pulley.

3 Product News (April 2018)

New servo drives, gear pumps, stepper motors and more.

4 The True Cost of Bearing Lubrication (June 2015)

Machine and equipment manufacturers today are feeling more pressure than ever to reduce costs without sacrificing machine performance — a balancing act difficult to achieve. OEMs often overlook a simple solution that can have a positive, long-term impact on profitability for themselves and their customers, i.e. — the elimination of bearing lubricant.

5 Energy Efficiency, Configurable Solutions Highlight Pack Expo (December 2014)

A wide variety of companies displayed mechanical power transmission and motion control technologies at Pack Expo, held in November in Chicago. The event, which is the largest packaging and processing trade show in North America, attracted more than 48,000 attendees, according to show owner and producer PMMI. The four-day event included 2,352 exhibiting companies, an increase of more than 19 percent from the previous show in 2012.

6 Plastic Bearings Have Staying Power (April 2015)

During the past three decades there has been an evolution in the advancement and use of highly engineered plastics in bearing applications.

7 Hannover Messe USA - What we Learned (October 2018)

IMTS 2018 had its fair share of machine tools, 3D printers and advanced robotics. Meanwhile, the East Hall — home to Hannover Messe USA — took a more systematic approach, highlighting the smart components and techniques that will be integral in developing the digital factory of the future.

8 In Motion (March 2019)

The following special product news section examines the latest products and technologies in motion control.

9 In the News: Linear Motion (December 2019)

The following article is a round-up of the latest linear motion product and industry news items featured at www.powertransmission.com and on social media.

10 Hannover Messe USA Goes Digital (August 2020)

There would have been an incredible lineup of products and technologies in Chicago in the Hannover Messe USA pavilion at IMTS 2020 -- everything from cobots and smart factory automation solutions to digital twins and mechanical power transmission components. Unfortunately, the planet had other ideas this year and we continue to conduct business on laptops, smartphones and Zoom meetings for the foreseeable future.

11 Product News (September 2019)

The complete Product News section from the September 2019 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

12 Product News (August 2019)

The complete Product News section from the August 2019 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

13 Product News (June 2019)

The complete Product News section from the June 2019 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

14 Industry News (February 2008)

The complete Industry News section from the February 2008 issue of Power Transmission Engineering

15 Product News (April 2014)

The complete Product News section from the April 2014 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

16 Non-Metallic Bearings - An Alternative Worth Considering (June 2011)

This article takes a look at alternative-material, non-metal bearings, and it turns out the first bearings of that type - wood, in this case, were the norm - not an alternative.

17 Industry News (June 2011)

The complete Industry News section from the June 2011 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

18 Product News (December 2010)

The complete Product News section from the December 2010 issue of Power Transmission Engineering

19 Product News (June 2009)

The complete product news section from the June 2009 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

20 Product News (August 2008)

The complete product news section from the August 2008 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

21 Green Days - Hannover Messe 2012 (June 2012)

Hannover Messe 2012 generated enough buzz that the 5,000 exhibitors “will have their work cut out for them,” according to Dr. Wolfram von Fritsch, chairman of the managing board of Deutsche Messe. “Green technologies are a viable business model with the power to drive growth around the world.

22 IMTS 2012 Product Preview (August 2012)

A look at the IMTS 2012 show from a power transmission component perspective.

23 Product News (October 2013)

The complete Product News section from the October 2013 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

24 Product News (June 2014)

The complete Product News section from the June 2014 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

25 Product News (March 2014)

The complete Product News section from the March 2014 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

26 Industry News (August 2013)

The complete Industry News section from the August 2013 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

27 Industry News (February 2013)

The complete Industry News section from the February 2013 issue of Power Transmission Engineering

28 PT Extras (February 2013)

See the latest updates to powertransmission.com in the February 2013 issue, including our newsletter, online videos and additions to the buyers guide.

29 Saltwater Solutions from igus (April 2008)

igus bearings solve undersea issues for the marine vehicle industry.

News Items About Igus

1 Igus Continues Growth Trend (July 25, 2013)
Igus Inc. is continuing its growth trend.Despite difficult market conditions in 2012, Igus managed to increase turnover by five percent a...

2 Igus Offers Iglide A350 Bearing Material (February 22, 2011)
Igus now offers an FDA-compliant bearing material that is blue in color for easier detection. The new iglide A350 polymer plain bearing m...

3 Igus Offers Solutions for Packaging Industry (July 2, 2014)
Igus is presenting a range of innovative new products specially developed to meet stringent demands of the packaging industry. Manufactur...

4 Igus Redesigns E6 Energy Chain (February 7, 2012)
Igus has redesigned its System E6 Energy Chain cable carrier best known for its robust, low-vibration and low-noise operation. The second...

5 Igus Supports Robotics Competition (December 22, 2011)
Igus has once again joined forces with FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), a not-for-profit public charity...

6 Igus Supplies Robotics Teams with Necessary Components for Competition (January 28, 2008)
Igus Inc., a developer and manufacturer of motion control and machinery components, donated a wide range of products for the 17th Annual ...

7 Igus Develops Iglide N54 Plastic Bushing (November 21, 2011)
Igus has developed a new ecological plastic bushing made of 54 percent raw, renewable materials. Iglide N54 plastic bushings use veg...

8 Igus Extends Self-Aligning Bearings Line (January 31, 2014)
Plastic bearing expert Igus will be presenting their line of detectable self-aligning bearings for the food industry. The detectable bear...

9 Igus Offers 36-Month Guarantee on Energy Chains (October 5, 2020)
Igus now offers a 36-month guarantee on its energy chains, which are in demand for a wide range of job applications.The robust, lightweig...

10 Igus Releases Fire Retardant Plain Bearing (November 13, 2012)
Igus has released a new polymer plain bearing that is fire retardant and classified according to UL94 with V0 standards. Iglide GV0 has e...

11 Igus Offers Heavy Duty Pivot Bushing (September 7, 2012)
Igus has launched a new, heavy-duty plastic bushing that can withstand radial loads up to 11,023 pounds per square inch. igus injection-m...

12 Igus Chainflex Offers Long Service Life (July 11, 2013)
For over 20 years, Igus has been rigorously testing the durability of its Chainflex continuous-flex cables in its 19,000 square foot labo...

13 Igus Supports Urban Commuting Vehicle (August 22, 2013)
Igus recently announced iglide self-lubricating, maintenance-free plastic bearings are being used in the design and development of a sing...

14 Igus Rod End Bearings Offer Versatility (April 3, 2012)
Igus now offers its igubal K-Series rod end bearings in a clip version with different ball materials.  The new clip-in feature makes...

15 Igus Announces Vector Award Winners (May 24, 2012)
Igus recently announced the results of its third global vector award competition during this year's Hanover Industrial Fair. The winn...

16 Washington Company Wins Vector Award from Igus (May 9, 2018)
Cordoba Technologies of Washington state won a vector award from Igus for the development of a new robotic toolbar that serves the cent...

17 Igus Two-Component Bushing Handles Tough Operating Conditions (August 15, 2019)
Igus has developed a new lubrication-free, two-component bearing, Iglide Q2E, that can withstand the extreme conditions frequently found ...

18 Igus Slewing Ring Bearing Offers Reduced Size and Weight (July 22, 2019)
Igus has developed a maintenance-free and wear-resistant slewing ring bearing for medium loads that also offers significantly reduced wei...

19 Igus Offers Robolink Modules (August 4, 2011)
Robolink multi-axis joint modules from Igus are now available for order. Robolink is used for humanoid robots and other lightweight autom...

20 Igus Releases White Paper on Bearing Lubrication (June 21, 2011)
Igus has released a new white paper, "The True Cost of Bearing Lubrication." The paper discusses the hidden and unrealized cost...

21 Igus Develops New Energy Chain Online Shop (June 19, 2020)
Igus has developed a new online shop for energy chains where users can filter products by category, application, and specifications. The ...

22 Igus Develops Two New Motor Control Systems (April 3, 2020)
Igus has developed two new cost-effective and easy-to-operate control systems so that users from all areas of industry can quickly start ...

23 Igus Develops Intelligent Plain Bearing (June 19, 2019)
Igus has developed an intelligent plain bearing, a high-performance plastic that warns of failure and allows machine and equipment operat...

24 Igus Quick-Fill Energy Chain Developed for Unsupported Lengths and Long Travels (May 23, 2019)
Igus has introduced its new E4Q energy chain, which can be opened and closed in seconds without tools and has been specifically developed...

25 Igus Opens Entries for Manus Awards (November 15, 2018)
Igus, the Germany-based manufacturer of motion plastics, is accepting applications for the coveted manus award, which honors manufacturer...

26 Igus Offers New Bearing Material for Solar Technology (July 30, 2018)
Igus introduced a new material for a bearing used in solar industry applications that offers superior UV and moisture resistance along ...

27 Igus Introduces Bearing Drylin W Exchange for Linear System (June 27, 2018)
Igus has introduced a new bearing, drylin W Exchange, for its drylin W linear system in which the liner can be replaced directly on the...

28 Igus Energy Chain Keeps Rolling After 10 Years of Operation (December 4, 2018)
The world’s longest energy chain, which was manufactured by Igus, recently completed a decade of uninterrupted service at a coal po...

29 Igus Hybrid Cable Offers Cost-Effective, In-Stock Energy Chain Solution (December 31, 2018)
Igus has introduced a flexible cable for use in energy chains that delivers motor power and feedback functions through a single cable.The...

30 Igus Develops Exchange Bearing for Linear Guides (February 7, 2019)
Igus has developed an exchange bearing for its drylin W linear guides that allows for swift replacement in high-frequency applications.To...

31 Igus DryLin R Bearings Utilized in Post-Plating Machine (April 25, 2011)
A machine used during the post-plating stage of a high-performance metal finishing process uses DryLin R linear plain bearings from igus ...

32 Igus Guidelok Offers Safe Vertical Movement (January 28, 2011)
Guidelok SL is designed for vertical cable carrier applications operating on storage-and-retrieval units in high-bay warehouses, as well ...

33 igus Downloads Product Data Into CD-ROM Format (March 1, 2007)
igus? Inc. offers a free CD-ROM of its energy chain and iglide product catalogs and design guides. More than 1,000 pages of technical...

34 igus Inc. Introduces New Actuators (April 26, 2006)
igus Inc. announced the availability of the company’s first linear actuator. The new DryLin ZLW is a lightweight, toothed-belt linea...

35 igus Offers Sliding Slewing Ring Bearings (December 1, 2010)
Sliding slewing ring bearings from igus are lubrication-free and can replace roller slewing rings in rotating or turntable applications.&...

36 igus Launches 5th Manus Competition (January 11, 2011)
The plastic development and bearing specialist igus GmbH, Cologne, has launched the 5th Manus Competition for plastic plain bearings...

37 Igus Selected as 2011 Golden Mousetrap Winner (April 5, 2011)
Iglide X6 plastic plain bearings from igus have been selected by Design News magazine as a 2011 Golden Mousetrap Best Products Winner. ig...

38 Igus Offers Components for Medical Robotic System (June 2, 2011)
A team of researchers from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute have developed a teleoperated robot that will greatly improve the way pros...

39 igus Announces Manus Competition Winners (April 19, 2011)
Polymer developer and bearings specialist igus presented the results of its fifth manus competition for plastic plain bearings at an awar...

40 Igus Develops Plastic RX Tube (December 18, 2013)
If moving cables in the workspace of lathes, milling and sawing machines need protecting, cable carriers must be ch...

41 Igus Offers Spherical Balls for Retrofitted Bearing Housings (January 23, 2018)
Pillow block and flange bearings are commonly used in construction machines and conveyor systems, therefore they are often exposed to dir...

42 Igus Introduces Compact and Cost-Effective Drylin E-Linear Robot (March 1, 2018)
Since products need to be manufactured quickly and cost-effectively, the pressure to automate production processes is greater than ever...

43 Igus Offers Line of Polymer Spherical Bearings (November 25, 2019)
Pillow blocks and fixed flange bearings need constant lubrication and maintenance to combat heavy dirt accumulation and dust. igus has de...

44 Igus Bearings Save Costs and Machine Maintenance for Surfing Simulator (March 16, 2020)
A company in Brazil that designs fitness training equipment that simulates the movements of a surfboard reduced costs by 70 percent and m...

45 Igus Offers Insight into World of Low Cost Robotics (November 30, 2017)
Today, robots dominate the manufacturing industry and are increasingly emerging in many other fields. Automation applications that grip, ...

46 Igus Reduces Automation Costs with Belt Drive Axes (November 3, 2017)
Mechanical engineers often need a basic, space-saving linear guide when designing technology that performs simple tasks, such as vending ...

47 Igus Provides Polymers for Food Protection (September 30, 2013)
Designers and operators of food production lines must adhere to strict food hygiene regulations from the FDA to ensure consumers can buy ...

48 Igus Demonstrates Safe Energy Chain Systems for New Automotive Trends (September 20, 2017)
The rising demand for permanently energized systems calls for energy chain solutions that guide cables safelyAccording to a Forsa survey,...

49 Igus Components Make Drone Lightweight and Agile (September 27, 2017)
The drylin carbon linear guide, Igubal pillow block bearings and e-chain save a considerable amount of weight in the FitoStinger drone. T...

50 Igus Sponsors BEST Robotics Competition (October 12, 2011)
The 19th annual BEST (Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology) Robotics Competition has kicked off at hub locations nationwide. This...