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Advancing research: igus joins global automation body PROFIBUS & PROFINET International (PI)

Published on: 10/11/2020

igus has joined the world’s largest automation membership body to advance the research of Profinet technology in dynamic applications. The focus for PROFIBUS & PROFINET International (PI), which has more than 1,700 members worldwide, is the continuous development of Profibus and Profinet technology, the two most important enabling technologies in automation today. igus, which has […]

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Safety at high speed with the igus e-chain system in a linear motor robot

Published on: 12/08/2020

12th August, 2020 Side-mounted energy chain from igus ensures reliable energy supply in high-speed lightweight linear robots Twice as fast at half the weight: this is what makes the linear motor robot from FIBRO LÄPPLE TECHNOLOGY (FLT) different from many other solutions. In order for the linear robot to be able to get production up […]

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Harnessed readycable for e-chains transmits energy and data securely in a compact installation space

Published on: 31/07/2020

6th August, 2020 In order to supply modern motors with energy and data, users need appropriate cables that function reliably, even at high accelerations and on long travels. Especially for dynamic use, igus has now developed a hybrid cable that is offered as a drive solution for the new Bosch Rexroth motors. It combines an […]

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icom.plus module enables predictive maintenance with flexible data integration for high IT security

Published on: 08/06/2020

26th May, 2020 Being able to predict and plan maintenance is the goal pursued by igus with its smart plastics solutions. Intelligent sensors, for example, measure the wear of energy chains, chainflex cables, slewing rings and linear guides. With the new icom.plus communication module, the customer can now decide in which form they would like […]

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igus helps autonomous vehicles get to the bottom of ocean discovery

Published on: 03/06/2020

3rd June,2020 As scientists delve into the study of climate change, new strategies and products are evolving to help them uncover data that is driving the world’s foremost crisis. The scientific community is obtaining significant information from international oceans, especially with the support of autonomous surface vehicles. Igus provided data cables and energy chains to […]

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Video of the Week – How the CRM rotary module can guide cable lengths of up to 4.5m

Published on: 21/05/2020

20th May, 2020 The CRM rotary module is part of the e-spool flex range and can guide any type of cable or hose, and even corrugated tubes. This compact module has a maximum rotation angle of 6480°, which is 18 full turns, for cable lengths up to 4.5m with a maximum speed of 180°/s and […]

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Virtual-Exhibition

igus opens virtual trade show 2020 to introduce more than 100 motion plastics innovations

Published on: 19/05/2020

19th May, 2020 In its virtual trade show, igus presents more than 100 plastic innovations and product range additions from all areas of motion plastics. Around 400 square metres in size, the real stand is now open to online visitors and follows the theme ‘Cost down, Life up. It’s our job’. The trade show is […]

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Video of the Week – the 2020 new products from igus

Published on: 04/05/2020

1st May, 2020 Tech up, Cost down: we will always give you at least one of these. This is our job and for many years has been our promise to you. The immense challenges of this year have spurred us on to even greater efforts. During this uncertain time of change, exhibitions have been cancelled.  […]

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Video of the Week – How to move theatre and stage equipment without the drama

Published on: 16/04/2020

15th April, 2020 The challenge for every stage engineer is to create the perfect set, while meeting all related safety and building code standards. In this week’s video, igus shows a range of technologies developed specifically for theatre and stage construction. Here, there are technically challenging requirements, which include high loads, such as those found […]

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Bigger, stronger, faster: new igus drylin linear robots for cost-effective automation

Published on: 15/04/2020

12th April, 2020 Simple, precise, fast processes: these are the requirements of Cartesian robots. They are used for such things as pick & place applications, sorting systems and medical technology. igus has now developed a line and room linear robot for large workspaces. The two new kinematics systems allow users to move up to 5kg. […]

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