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Manus 2023 Brochure

By Sherill Letourneau The 11th biannual manus® awards competition recognizes innovative applications using plastic plain bearing and linear bearing and slides.  Read this brochure to learn more about the awards, the prizes and the 2021...

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Can igus polymers survive in outer space?

By Florian Schiller Outer space has always been a fascinating place that mankind has been exploring for many years. All the machines and materials used “up there” have to contend with extreme conditions. In...

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Reducing car weight through seating adjustments

By Jared Worth Finding ways to reduce weight in automotive manufacturing is an ever-lasting battle. Reducing weight has all sorts of benefits for performance, such as faster acceleration, reduced braking time, better handling, increased...

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Making underwater welding safer with robotics

By Jared Worth Underwater welding is one of the most dangerous professions out there. Divers face dangers not only during the welding process itself, but throughout the entire dive. This blog is going to...

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How does 3D printing reduce waste?

By Jared Worth 3D printing is one of, if not the hottest topic in manufacturing today, and for good reason. It’s opened up entirely new ways of thinking about solutions to problems that arise,...