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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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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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Sustainability at the push of a button: e-chain for Drop Water vending machine

Published on: 07/09/2021

A new water vending machine from a Californian company reduces the transport and consumption of plastic bottles with the help of igus motion plastics. The Drop Station is a new sustainable drinks vending machine that dispenses water into compostable containers at the push of a button. The water does not have to be transported, as […]

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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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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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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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