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igus helps autonomous vehicles get to the bottom of ocean discovery

Published on: 03/06/2020

3rd June,2020 As scientists delve into the study of climate change, new strategies and products are evolving to help them uncover data that is driving the world’s foremost crisis. The scientific community is obtaining significant information from international oceans, especially with the support of autonomous surface vehicles. Igus provided data cables and energy chains to […]

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Video of the Week – How the CRM rotary module can guide cable lengths of up to 4.5m

Published on: 21/05/2020

20th May, 2020 The CRM rotary module is part of the e-spool flex range and can guide any type of cable or hose, and even corrugated tubes. This compact module has a maximum rotation angle of 6480°, which is 18 full turns, for cable lengths up to 4.5m with a maximum speed of 180°/s and […]

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igus e-skin energy chain systems receive ISO Class 1 certification for cleanrooms

Published on: 27/04/2020

24th April, 2020 The e-skin energy chain system provides cleanroom equipment with data, power and media without unwanted particles contaminating the air, as proven by the Fraunhofer Institute IPA. All three e-skin energy chain types, with and without cables, have ISO Class 1 certification, which is the ‘cleanest’ classification. In the test conducted by the […]

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Video of the Week – How to move theatre and stage equipment without the drama

Published on: 16/04/2020

15th April, 2020 The challenge for every stage engineer is to create the perfect set, while meeting all related safety and building code standards. In this week’s video, igus shows a range of technologies developed specifically for theatre and stage construction. Here, there are technically challenging requirements, which include high loads, such as those found […]

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Bigger, stronger, faster: new igus drylin linear robots for cost-effective automation

Published on: 15/04/2020

12th April, 2020 Simple, precise, fast processes: these are the requirements of Cartesian robots. They are used for such things as pick & place applications, sorting systems and medical technology. igus has now developed a line and room linear robot for large workspaces. The two new kinematics systems allow users to move up to 5kg. […]

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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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How igus makes automated guided vehicles more fail-safe

Published on: 15/04/2020

17th November, 2019 The use of automated guided vehicles (AGVs) in factories and warehouses is booming. They work around the clock, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. For AGV manufacturers, achieving maximum uptime is a challenge, which can be overcome by using reliable and maintenance-free components. “iglidur tribopolymer bearings, which are used in […]

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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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Formula Student team relies on igus® cables for its triumphant all-electric car.

Published on: 08/04/2020

27th March, 2020 A team of undergraduates at Surrey University are pioneering Formula Student in the UK with an all-electric powertrain. Formula Student is the world’s largest student motorsport competition, which brings together teams from universities across the world. Team SURTES (Surrey University Racing Technology Engineering Solutions) operates out of the Engineering Design Centre in […]

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