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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 2014)

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

4 Product News (June 2014)

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

5 Product News (March 2014)

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

6 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.

7 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.

8 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.

9 Product News (April 2018)

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

10 Industry News (February 2008)

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

11 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.

12 Product News (October 2013)

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

13 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.

14 Product News (December 2010)

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

15 Product News (June 2009)

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

16 Product News (August 2008)

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

17 Industry News (August 2013)

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

18 Industry News (June 2011)

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

19 Industry News (February 2013)

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

20 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.

21 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.

22 IMTS 2012 Product Preview (August 2012)

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

23 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 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...

3 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...

4 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...

5 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...

6 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...

7 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...

8 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...

9 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...

10 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 ...

11 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...

12 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...

13 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...

14 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...

15 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...

16 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 ...

17 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...

18 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...

19 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...

20 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...

21 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...

22 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...

23 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 ...

24 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...

25 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...

26 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.&...

27 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...

28 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...

29 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...

30 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...

31 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...

32 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...

33 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, ...

34 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 ...

35 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...

36 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,...

37 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...

38 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 ...

39 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...

40 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 ...