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e-chain

Global robotics company uses igus product to keep robots alive

Published on: 09/02/2021

A leading industrial robotics company is continuing to breathe new life into old robots – thanks to a newly designed product from plastics experts igus. igus, the global manufacturer of energy chain systems and polymer plain bearings, was asked for a control panel cable management system by the team from robotics company ARAGON. Iryna Geike, […]

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VOTW- The E4.1Lean- save up to 80% assembly time!

Published on: 08/02/2021

With its easy opening design, the E4.1L e-chain® can be filled 51% faster and closed 86% faster when compared to the E4.42 series. The E4.1L can also be delivered complete with drive cables, saving you time when installing. This week’s video of the week is taken from the test laboratory in Cologne. See for yourself […]

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A world-first: igus designs e-skin flat single pods for cleanrooms

Published on: 01/12/2020

Plastics expert igus has developed the world’s first ‘e-skin flat’ single pod – designed specifically to guide cables in compact and particle-free cleanrooms. To ensure quick and easy installation customers can use the e-skin flat to select and combine chambers and then insert the cables in seconds. There is also the option of a new […]

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New energy chain system for intralogistics and crane systems designed by motion plastic experts igus

Published on: 20/10/2020

Energy and data transmission rolled out and connected in under 60 minutes A new energy chain system for intralogistics and crane systems has been designed by motion plastic experts igus. The company, whose UK headquarters are in Northampton, has designed and manufactured the ‘autoglide 5 system’, a unique product which guides energy safely, for long […]

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VOTW- YE.42 e-chain®; Cherry Picker retrofit

Published on: 28/09/2020

The hybrid energy chain YE is a combination of both lightweight plastic and tough steel.  It was developed to meet the requirements of construction machinery and lifting equipment, which have high unsupported travels. To watch the video showing how easy it is to add the YE.42 hybrid energy chain to a Cherry Picker please visit https://youtu.be/7dkUJ6LcMnM […]

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igus energy chain developed to help generate environmentally friendly shore power

Published on: 15/09/2020

The e-loop energy supply series which increases safety and reduces procurement and installation time has been expanded to suit static applications, including shore power supplies. Shore power offers the provision of electrical power to a ship at berth so that its main and auxiliary engines can be shut down. Stricter guidelines are forcing ports to implement more environmentally […]

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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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VOTW-igus® engineering within brickworks.

Published on: 31/07/2020

6th August, 2020 Brickworks are very harsh environments for any product, from the extreme dust and aggressive dirt to the high loads and fluctuating temperatures.  igus® energy chains protect the encapsulated cables whilst continuing to meet the high demands of the application. These chains endure severe conditions but thanks to their reinforced configuration this has […]

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Video of the Week – e-skin® for clean applications in small spaces

Published on: 17/07/2020

17th July, 2020 The igus® e-skin® is a modular corrugated tube developed for use as a flat cable guidance system for cleanrooms. These energy chains supply cleanroom machines with data, media and energy.  The zipper design is easy to open and close making cable installation simple. The e-skin® chain comes in 3 different types and various […]

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Video of the Week – How igus drylin linear robot technology can help you carry on camping

Published on: 26/06/2020

26th June, 2020 The innovative Camping Butler cleans mobile toilet cartridges, from caravans and camper vans, fully automatically and contact-free from the inside and outside. No matter how full or very dirty the cassette is, the Camping Butler cleans it completely. In the week’s video, we go behind the scenes to see how exactly the […]

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