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e-chain

New igus compact low-cost energy chain designed for drawers

Published on: 02/05/2024

Through downsizing, the draw-e-chain saves 30% in costs in applications with occasional movement igus has launched the draw-e-chain for cable routing in drawers and pull-out  applications like server racks. Thanks to its minimal structural design, this compact energy chain costs 30% less than that of the most cost-effective standard e-chains. This prevents costly oversizing, especially […]

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chainflex cables without PFAS: Safer for people, the environment and business

Published on: 10/04/2024

igus chainflex cables do not contain harmful PTFE and PFAS chemicals, likely to be banned by the EU – now demonstrated with the “PFAS free” seal. Several compounds found in everyday products – per- and polyfluoroalkyl compounds, or PFAS for short – are harmful to the environment, humans and animals, similar to the chemicals of […]

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snapchain 2.0: Compact, low carbon, and cost-effective energy management

Published on: 14/11/2023

New igus energy chain can be installed in seconds and is the second igus e-chain series to be made of 100% recycled material. The simplest products are often both the most cost-effective, and the best technically. igus has now developed snapchain 2.0, a sustainable energy chain especially for simple, flat cable packages made of 100% […]

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igusGO: AI-driven, cost-saving machine design optimisation app makes work fun

Published on: 07/11/2023

By harnessing AI, a new igus app shows how to optimise the design of over 450 applications in just a few seconds Wouldn’t it be nice if time-poor engineers, faced with huge component choices, could easily and quickly improve their designs by seeing the full range of components and their properties instantly? Step forward the […]

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Wanted: Unique applications for energy chain systems, igus vector awards

Published on: 31/10/2023

Win up to 5,000 euros as the ninth “vector award” for different and sustainable e-chain solutions opens for applications. Deadline: February 9, 2024 Attention all machinery engineers: The vector award from igus has entered the next round. For the ninth time, the award recognises designers and project managers who show creativity and imagination in the […]

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New particle-free energy chain from igus for SCARA robots in cleanrooms

Published on: 21/09/2023

Clean SCARA Cable Solution works almost particle-free to ISO class 2 igus has launched a new energy supply system for SCARA robots in cleanrooms: the Clean SCARA Cable Solution consists of tribologically optimized high-performance plastics and works in almost particle-free conditions specified to ISO class 2 even in high-speed applications. The system is also highly […]

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Big push in plastics recycling using digital trading platform: igus invests in start-up cirplus

Published on: 09/08/2023

With their recycling platforms, igus and cirplus want to jointly promote the regenerative plastics industry in the future. Cirplus also launches first global standard for high-quality plastics recycling Plastics are super-versatile and an essential part of our everyday lives, yet even today they often end up being incinerated. A more sustainable plastics economy is needed. […]

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Highest safety in battery production: first energy chain to be certified for dry cleanrooms

Published on: 01/08/2023

Test passes with flying colours: igus’ E6.29 energy chain receives innovative dry cleanroom certificate from research consultancy Fraunhofer IPA for ISO Class 4 Whenever the highest hygiene standards are required, igus scores well with lubrication-free and abrasion-resistant motion plastic components. A topical example is that battery production for electric vehicles requires special environmental conditions, which are […]

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Video of the month- bringing virtual reality into engineering

Published on: 13/07/2023

Ensuring engineering is accessible and enjoyable, igus® have recently introduced the term “enjoyneering”. This encapsulates the fun element of learning and experiencing all about engineering in the metaverse, the iguverse. In this week’s “video of the month” we take you deep into the iguverse, allowing a sneak preview of the various rooms we offer, the […]

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VOTW- How to make applications in Material handling work more efficiently

Published on: 22/06/2023

There are so many applications within the material handling industry that need reliable, effective, and durable products, so it is hardly surprising that there are so many igus® products used in these applications. In this week’s “video of the week”, we see a small selection of igus® parts in action in material handling, from drylin® […]

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