speedigus® - Custom parts manufacturing services by igus®

What is speedigus®?


At igus, we have the aim of helping our customers reduce costs while bringing technical benefits to their products and machines. We call this "plastics for longer life."
 
Sometimes our customers require custom parts or services, and for many years this has been an important part of the igus® support
 
Now, with speedigus®, we combine custom parts with speed, using the benefits of igus® tribo-plastics.
speedigus® custom parts can be manufactured in three distinct ways:

Matthew Aldridge, igus® UK Managing Director, introduces the new speedigus® Service

 

speedimold
This is where a 3D model from the customer is used to produce a fast aluminium injection mould tool, allowing real igus parts to be manufactured very quickly. The leadtime for this service varies from 24 hours to a maximum of three weeks.
 
speedicut
Here igus® bar stocks are used for the manufacture of a custom part by means of a 2D drawing or a 3D model. The leadtime for this service varies from 3 days to a maximum of three weeks.
 
speedifit
Here an igus® part is mounted in a custom-made housing, whereby the whole assembly is supplied as a complete part. The delivery time for this service varies from five days to three weeks.
 
All speedigus® options have the same promise: On time delivery and 24 hour response for all enquiries.

speedimold

Custom iglidur® parts manufactured by injection moulding. A speedimold part is made using an aluminium tool, and this process can be extremely fast due to lean manufacturing method. Leadtimes can be as quick as 24 hours, and certainly no longer than 15 working days, even for very complex components. Tooling costs are very low, starting at £1000.
 

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From 24 hours
made to standard
speedigus® tolerance
injection moulded parts
ideal for prototypes

speedigus®  

speedicut

Custom iglidur® parts machined from stock bar. A speedicut part is made by machining a standard iglidur® stock bar to a customer's drawing. Leadtimes can be as quick as 3 days, and certainly no longer than 15 working days.
 

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from 3 days
machined exactly
to drawing
limit of 100mm
diameter
ideal for low volume

 

speedifit

iglidur® parts fitted into a custom assembly. A speedifit part is made by taking a standard or custom iglidur® plain bearing, and fitting this into a housing machined to a customer's drawing. This whole assembly is then supplied as a single component, saving time and money.
 

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reduce number of
suppliers/orders
increase productivity from 5 days
increase cash flow

 
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