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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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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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Design Award 2021 judges praise innovative igus design

Published on: 16/12/2020

Introducing the award-winning Module Connect – a plug-in product that connects electric cables and services A new plug-in connector by motion plastic experts igus has won an ‘Excellent Product Design’ award in the prestigious German Design Awards 2021. The new igus Module Connect Adapter, praised by judges for its innovation, has been designed to suit […]

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A world-first: igus designs e-skin flat single pods for cleanrooms

Published on: 01/12/2020

Plastics expert igus has developed the world’s first ‘e-skin flat’ single pod – designed specifically to guide cables in compact and particle-free cleanrooms. To ensure quick and easy installation customers can use the e-skin flat to select and combine chambers and then insert the cables in seconds. There is also the option of a new […]

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Advancing research: igus joins global automation body PROFIBUS & PROFINET International (PI)

Published on: 10/11/2020

igus has joined the world’s largest automation membership body to advance the research of Profinet technology in dynamic applications. The focus for PROFIBUS & PROFINET International (PI), which has more than 1,700 members worldwide, is the continuous development of Profibus and Profinet technology, the two most important enabling technologies in automation today. igus, which has […]

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VOTW-igus® engineering within brickworks.

Published on: 31/07/2020

6th August, 2020 Brickworks are very harsh environments for any product, from the extreme dust and aggressive dirt to the high loads and fluctuating temperatures.  igus® energy chains protect the encapsulated cables whilst continuing to meet the high demands of the application. These chains endure severe conditions but thanks to their reinforced configuration this has […]

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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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e-spool flex cable reel with spiral guide ensures more safety for control pendants and assembly areas

Published on: 16/06/2020

16th June, 2020 The new e-spool flex from igus moves a single cable or hose safely and stows it away quickly whilst retaining an end-to-end connection. This increases safety at manual workstations and on control pendants. The spiral guide allows quick installation of the cable into the reel and the e-spool flex is ready for […]

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