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cable management

e-spool flex and igus products for theatre and stage ensure that “The show must go on”

Published on: 16/06/2022

Increasingly complex technical challenges of stage productions need clever engineering. Learn about igus e-spools, zigzag systems and chainflex cables at The ABTT Show next week. Fantastic stage designs transform in seconds automatically. Giant mechanised props are lifted and rotated with ease. Lighting rigs, trusses and whole stage sets must be moved and stowed quickly and […]

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Plastic guide channel protects cables with smallest bending radii and saves costs

Published on: 19/04/2022

New small rotary module for robots, handling and camera systems saves up to 73% cost It’s lightweight, compact and made entirely of plastic: the new Polymer Rotation Module (or PRM) rotary energy supply system from igus. igus has now developed a system comprising a polymer energy chain and a low-friction plastic guide channel especially for […]

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World’s first manufacturer to receive UL approval for halogen-free TPE cables

Published on: 01/03/2022

Long service life of igus chainflex high-end TPE cables convinces inspectors and gives customers certified safety igus is the first cable manufacturer in the world to receive UL AWM certification from US validation agency Underwriters Laboratories (UL) for its high-end TPE cables, which do not require fire-retardant halogens as additives. This is the first time […]

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VOTW- E4.1 and one for all

Published on: 28/10/2021

This versatile energy chain demonstrates its unique features in this video of the week. These features make it suitable for almost any cable management application, offering high strength, low wear, low noise, and a host of other design details that make it easy and fast to use.  The possibilities for this energy chain are endless.   Click here to view the video https://youtu.be/D3feMi2sEvY For more information […]

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Tidying up cables with triflex® on a universal robot

Published on: 22/03/2021

The triflex® energy chain compliments the Universal robots’ movements, enabling a smooth motion without damaging the cables. In this weeks’ video of the week you will see how easy it is to add the triflex® energy chain to the universal robot. For more information on the triflex® range visit https://www.igus.co.uk/info/industries-robots-industry To view the video click […]

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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- Guiding cables for high-speed SCARA applications.

Published on: 20/01/2021

igus® has developed the e-rib to safely guide cables inside corrugated hoses. Now it has developed a system of reinforcements at both ends as well as rotary unions, to offer a full solution for high-speed SCARA applications.The system is easy to retrofit or can be delivered as a fully harnessed system with igus® chainflex® cables. […]

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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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e-skin soft and e-skin flat ensure particle-free cable management in compact and flat installation spaces

Published on: 15/04/2020

September 3rd, 2019 With the e-skin flat and the e-skin soft, igus offers two new space-saving energy chain systems for use in cleanroom applications. Developed for tight installation spaces on short, self-supporting travels, e-skin soft is made of a softer material than the standard e-skin. As the name suggests, e-skin flat is for very flat […]

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