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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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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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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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igus invests in automation to reduce leadtimes from weeks to 24 hours and grow business

Published on: 15/04/2020

25th November, 2019 igus is pleased to announce the official opening of its automated assembly line for readycable at its UK facility in Northampton. Representing another significant investment for company, the new line uses fully-automated machines and lean manufacturing methods to streamline its manufacturing process to deliver fully-harnessed drive cables shipped within 24 hours of […]

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New igus e-loop replaces service loops for safe cable management on top drives

Published on: 15/04/2020

12th November, 2019 igus has introduced the e-loop energy chain for safe cable management on top drives for deep drilling rigs. The new modular system, which is made of high-performance plastic, ensures a defined minimum bend radius of the cables and withstands adverse weather conditions, as well as vibration and shock. In addition to use […]

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igus® introduces the world’s first modular energy chain made of steel and plastic

Published on: 15/04/2020

24th September, 2019 igus has developed its first plastic-steel hybrid energy chain for telescopic applications, such as cherry pickers, telehandlers and boom lifts. Compared to conventional steel energy chains which are sometimes used in these applications, the new YE.42 e-chain is half the weight. It also provides up to 10m unsupported travel, which is 50% […]

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readychains accelerate productivity for machine and plant builders

Published on: 11/09/2019

Manufacturers can improve efficiency with harnessed energy chains September 11, 2019 – Machine and plant manufacturers can reduce production costs, improve efficiency and reduce potential sources of error from the start of the product life cycle by using readychains from igus, the Germany-based manufacturer of motion plastics. Readychain systems provide an economical and swift solution […]

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