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Bearings help improve bone fracture operations

In a project called “Smart Drill,” students from Germany’s Bremen Institute of Measurement Technology, Automation and Quality Science (BIMAQ) developed an attachment for a medical drill with the goal of improving the safety of bone fracture operations. When fixing a fracture in osteosynthesis, or by means of surgically uniting the ends of the fracture, it […]

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igus develops honeycomb strain relief

At the 2017 Motek tradeshow, igus presented a new and unique strain relief for its e-chain cable carriers: the honeycomb strain relief CFU. The strain-relief system replaces commonly used cable tie-wraps and other strain-relief designs. The older version of the strain relief required users to arrange each cable separately in the energy chain. In the […]

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Slewing ring bearing from igus for equipment monitoring

Slewing rings from igus are used in applications that handle high cycle speeds and loads, including control desks, welding equipment, indexing tables and chainsaws. Therefore, the slewing rings need to be extremely durable and reliable. iglide slewing ring bearings from igus have plastic sliding elements between aluminum or stainless-steel inner and outer bearing rings. These […]

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