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Robotics

Robots in the factory of the future: opportunities and challenges for cable manufacturers

Published on: 14/04/2021

Industrial robots are pervasive in manufacturing and their applications are increasing all the time. But with constant multi-axis movements, the cables that supply robots are subjected to extreme levels of stress, posing a challenge for manufacturers of cables and other connecting components. The International Federation of Robotics predicts that by 2020 more than 1.7 million […]

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VOTW- DIY Automation with Low Cost Robotic touchscreen test.

Published on: 05/03/2021

Delta robots are used in a wide range of applications, from pick and place, fitting components at high speed and even testing other products. In this week’s video of the week, you can see the ease of programming using our igus® software which is free to download and simple to use. To view the video, […]

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VOTW- The triflex® swivel arm. Perfect for your robot.

Published on: 10/12/2020

For applications where you need to connect a supply direct to axis 2, our new swivel bracket is ideal. In this week’s video of the week you see the new swivel arm in action. To watch the video please visit https://youtu.be/2x05J0wrPw0 For more information regarding the triflex® range please visit https://www.igus.co.uk/info/industries-robots-industry or call igus® directly […]

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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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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 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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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 – How igus can help you pour that perfect pint

Published on: 11/05/2020

8th May, 2020 At a time when all the pubs are shut, pouring that perfect pint can prove impossible. igus has solved this problem by providing an easy to use tool for programming its robolink DP robotic arm to ensure it is spot-on every time. With the new Robot Control system, you too can program […]

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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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