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e-chain

VOTW-e-chains® on the side

Published on: 09/09/2021

Whether it be vertical or horizontal the igus® e-chain® will protect your cables. In this week’s video of the week, you can see how the igus® e-chains® are used on their side. No restrictions to the movement, no interruption to power, no problem. Click here to view the video https://youtu.be/BM7p-QdUSmU For more information on igus® […]

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Sustainability at the push of a button: e-chain for Drop Water vending machine

Published on: 07/09/2021

A new water vending machine from a Californian company reduces the transport and consumption of plastic bottles with the help of igus motion plastics. The Drop Station is a new sustainable drinks vending machine that dispenses water into compostable containers at the push of a button. The water does not have to be transported, as […]

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Cost down, life up with Vertical farming

Published on: 26/08/2021

This week’s video shows how igus products are used in vertical farming, an exciting new industry which demands reliability, longevity and no maintenance.  This is perfect for igus motion plastics, from smooth gliding drylin® gantries to robust, lightweight e-chains®, the elimination of lubrication means no contamination. To view the video, click here https://youtu.be/lFbmUTzMPXk For more […]

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VOTW- igus® motion plastics for drone equipment

Published on: 20/08/2021

2021 seems to be the year of the drone. In this week’s video you will be introduced to the “drone in the box” system. This allows drones to fly autonomously and automatically, it also serves as a landing platform, control box and offers a station for recharging the battery.  In the video, you can see […]

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VOTW- e-loop® energy chain in action on a drilling rig

Published on: 16/08/2021

In this week’s video of the week, the e-loop® energy chain is shown in extreme temperatures on a drilling rig. The robust energy chain system can withstand the harsh environments of applications such as these while allowing single cables and hoses to be swapped out due to its simple modular design.  Protecting the cables is […]

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e-chain C6: New design with abrasion-optimized materials for cleanrooms

Published on: 28/07/2021

igus launches a new design of a particle-free and lightweight energy guide for clinical environments High abrasion resistance is crucial for machine elements in cleanrooms. In response, igus has developed the C6, an energy chain that is designed to meet the highest cleanroom class. The new chain is specially designed for longer unsupported applications on […]

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A clean performance: igus gets the REINER! Award for modular cleanroom chain

Published on: 25/05/2021

Fraunhofer Purity Technology Award goes to the particle-free and compact “e-skin” flat cable guide Electronics manufacturing demands high purity manufacturing environments and requires particle-free machine elements in clean rooms to ensure product quality. The Fraunhofer Institute in Germany recognises innovative developments in clean manufacturing every two years with the REINER! Award. Motion plastics specialist igus […]

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Video of the week- How igus® energy chains can help in water treatment plants

Published on: 12/04/2021

Water treatment plants or sewage treatment plants are harsh environments. They are full of chemicals, bacteria and waste. This environment requires products that can withstand chemical wash downs, dirt and extreme temperatures so igus® energy chains are ideal for this. They are maintenance free, modular and allow any different type of service (power, data, fluids […]

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Predictive maintenance on long travels: new EC.PR system protects energy chains

Published on: 23/03/2021

igus position-based push/pull force monitoring improves safety on crane systems Energy chains for protecting moving cable assemblies in cranes can be damaged by foreign objects like loose tools, causing costly system failures. This prompted igus to develop a new push/pull force monitoring system. The EC.PR* system records the precise force values of the moving end […]

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VOTW- igus® e-chains® working on indoor cranes

Published on: 11/03/2021

The igus® e-chain® is a great alternative to busbar and festoon systems and thanks to the various orientation options, these can be assembled in warehouses and on indoor cranes. In this week’s video of the week you can see exactly why the igus® system is the ideal system. To view the video, click here  https://youtu.be/cQ1mKw9VAD4 […]

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