Igus introduces world’s first tribo-plastic filament for 3D printers

Igus, the tribo polymer specialist from Cologne, Germany introduced the world’s first tribo-plastic (tribologically optimized special plastic) filament for 3D printers. According to the company, the material is up to 50 times more resistant to abrasion than conventional 3D printing materials and it is suitable for printing bearings. Combining the 3D printing with the tribo filament it is now possible to create plain bearings in any shape for special applications.
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