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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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Safety at high speed with the igus e-chain system in a linear motor robot

Published on: 12/08/2020

12th August, 2020 Side-mounted energy chain from igus ensures reliable energy supply in high-speed lightweight linear robots Twice as fast at half the weight: this is what makes the linear motor robot from FIBRO LÄPPLE TECHNOLOGY (FLT) different from many other solutions. In order for the linear robot to be able to get production up […]

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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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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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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 – 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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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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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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Smart micro flizz for confined spaces; now with predictive maintenance

Published on: 15/04/2020

3rd October, 2019 Guiding power, data and media in confined spaces at high speeds is a major challenge for many OEMs, in particular for intralogistics. With the micro flizz, igus offers a compact energy guidance system for travels up to 100 metres. It consists of an energy chain, flexible chainflex cables suitable for tight bend […]

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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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