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Low-Cost-Automation

VOTW – Robolink® DP for all flexible automated applications

Published on: 21/01/2021

Robolink® DP has been developed by igus® to enable engineers’ access into automated solutions using low cost robotics. The robolink® DP arm is not only flexible enough to allow 6 degrees of freedom there are many options for end effectors which enhances the opportunism for even more diverse applications. As demonstrated whilst serving this frozen […]

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New igus product makes a splash in the world of robots

Published on: 04/01/2021

The new robolink IP44 from igus: a robot that defies water! Requests by customers for a robolink fit for wet conditions has prompted plastics expert igus to design one that can withstand rain, showers, and moisture. The company, which has its UK headquarters in Northampton, has developed its very first water-resistant robolink – a low-cost […]

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Robolink® in splash water applications

Published on: 01/12/2020

igus® robolink® DP can now be used in splash water applications with a protection class of IP44.  In this week’s video of the week you will see how not only the robolink® robot arm copes with water but also an igus® colleague.    To watch the video please visit https://youtu.be/9glNMERKzsQ   For more information regarding the Robolink® range please visit https://www.igus.co.uk/info/robotics-robolink or call igus® directly on: 01604 […]

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Robot range is quickly extended with the new 7th axis from igus

Published on: 18/11/2020

A ready-to-fit 7th axis has been designed and manufactured by igus to enable Universal Robots (UR) and robolink robots to travel several metres. The global manufacturer of energy chain systems and polymer plain bearings,which has its UK headquarters in Northampton, has developed this robotic solution to include amaintenance-free, drylin ZLW toothed belt axis, corresponding adapter […]

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The future of robots: igus develops new robotic control software

Published on: 03/11/2020

A digital twin for intuitive robot control. New software to improve the control and use of robots has been developed and launched by igus. The igus robot control software enables robots to be programmed and controlled with ease and also helps customers choose the robot that best suits the needs of their business. igus, which […]

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Video of the week- Low cost product helper!

Published on: 29/10/2020

The low-cost automation range has a variety of products that can be utilised in many applications from pick and place to aiding on production lines. And as the name suggests, these products don’t need to break the bank to be suitable for your application.    To watch the video showing the versatility of the drylin® […]

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VOTW-Upgrading your Robolink with additional cables.

Published on: 28/08/2020

A frequently asked question is whether additional cables can be attached to igus® Robolink DP. The answer is yes! In this week’s video of the week you can see how this is possible. You can now use the new triflex® TR.30 KIT, which is simple to install, providing additional cables on the Robolink DP if […]

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Fast entry into low-cost automation using a digital twin in intuitive robot control

Published on: 30/06/2020

30th June, 2020 igus has developed control software for its low-cost automation solutions that allows users to easily program their robots. Available online, free of charge, the igus robot control software enables different robot kinematics to be programmed and controlled. A digital twin simulates the movements, allowing the user to program a suitable solution before […]

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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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Video of the Week – How automation is made easy with the modular Apiro system

Published on: 04/06/2020

4th June, 2020 The new modular Apiro motion system from igus, enables design engineers to develop low-cost automation systems with endless possibilities. Consisting three lubrication-free worm gears for standard, inverted and linear movements, which can be connected in series or parallel and configured to perform simple linear motion to complex robotic tasks. The worm gears […]

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