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No dramas: Reliable energy supply for various stage technology demands with igus e-chains and e-spools

Published on: 18/01/2022

Complicated stage applications can be implemented even in confined spaces and with high loads using moving energy supply systems such as the e-spool and the zig-zag systems. The challenge for every stage and set builder is to design and build the perfect stage. Every job is different because stages are not off-the-shelf. Every stage is […]

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VOTW- Showcasing triflex® for the Fanuc Robot

Published on: 16/12/2021

The degree of freedom required for industrial robots and cobots is immense but thanks to the easily assembled triflex® energy chain range, cables are protected from corkscrewing and wearing. The modular design is simple to fit, allows cables to be inserted easily and without having to break down the entire robot. In this week’s video […]

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Architectural products safely printed with igus energy chain system in XXL 3D printer

Published on: 19/10/2021

Chainflex cables and three-dimensional e-chain ensure reliable operation even with the narrowest bending radii. Whether creating unique store concepts, futuristic concrete stairs and modern building facades, Dutch architectural design company Aectual produces very special architectural projects with the help of its robot-driven XXL 3D printer. For reliable “lights-out” robot operation, the designers opted for highly […]

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VOTW-e-chains® on the side

Published on: 09/09/2021

Whether it be vertical or horizontal the igus® e-chain® will protect your cables. In this week’s video of the week, you can see how the igus® e-chains® are used on their side. No restrictions to the movement, no interruption to power, no problem. Click here to view the video https://youtu.be/BM7p-QdUSmU For more information on igus® […]

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New chainflex cable improves the safety of machines with Fanuc drives

Published on: 24/08/2021

In the machine tool industry, many users worldwide rely on Fanuc motors, drives and controls. In order to supply the drives with fail-safe energy, igus has now developed a new highly flexible servo cable. The cable is specially designed for the dynamic demands when used in energy chains and the cable has an oil-resistant PUR […]

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igus FastConnect system reduces assembly time by 46%

Published on: 17/06/2021

New flexible chainflex Profinet cable saves time-consuming assembly with knife and pliers igus now offers a new chainflex Profinet cable for the fast connection of cables in the field. For this purpose, igus has developed “FastConnect” technology, allowing the cable to be easily stripped in just a few simple steps, reducing assembly time by 46 […]

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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- Just like child’s play

Published on: 25/02/2021

This weeks Video of the Week shows how easy the igus® module connect “plug and play” system really is! The Module Connect system is a space-saving, low-profile industrial connector modular housing, which combines any number of electric cables, fibre optic cables, encoder cables or pneumatic hoses.  Module Connect can be configured to suit any application and can save hours […]

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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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igus rolls out the new chainflex cable box, saving users time and money

Published on: 21/01/2021

A new chainflex cable box is proving a best seller for plastics expert igus. The chainflex CASE, a new logistics solution from this global manufacturer of energy chain systems and polymer plain bearings, is saving customers both time and money. John Barker, chainflex cable product manager at igus, which has its UK headquarters in Northampton, […]

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