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e-chains

VOTW-Axis Harvesting and igus® automating mushroom harvesting!

Published on: 23/06/2022

Automating production is becoming the focus of many companies and Axis Harvesting is no exception. From weighing to packaging the punnets, automation helps alongside humans to process over 90 tonnes of mushrooms per week. In this week’s video you can easily spot the bright blue igus® Th3 hygienic energy chain, cable managing the igus® readycables! […]

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Small investment, big impact: Contactless monitoring of igus cables in e-chains

Published on: 21/06/2022

i.Sense CF.D sensors detect defects in chainflex bus and data cables, preventing expensive machinery downtime. Smart monitoring of bus and data cables from igus has entered the next phase with igus i.Sense CF.D monitoring sensors. They check the electrical condition of chainflex cables in e-chain systems, with no contact and without interfering with existing cable […]

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VOTW-Energy chains in the world’s second largest sea lock!

Published on: 27/05/2022

Sea locks commonly use festoon systems and with that can come issues with maintenance. This is why customers are changing from festoon systems to igus® energy chains. In this week’s video of the week, the igus® e-chain® is shown powering the sea lock with ease. After retrofitting in 2006, replacing a festoon system, a further […]

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Connected in seconds: Small pluggable energy chain from igus saves 80% assembly time

Published on: 22/03/2022

The plug-in principle of readychain micro-speed enables fast connection of e-chain systems in small installation spaces igus has launched a plug-and-play energy chain system called readychain speed that allows connection of fully assembled e-chain systems in seconds, with no tools needed. This reduces assembly throughput times or machine downtime, and planned maintenance work can be […]

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VOTW- igus® products in packaging machines.

Published on: 11/03/2022

In this week’s video of the week, the packaging machine showcases a number of igus® products being used. From curved rail to drylin® and iglidur® bearings, all products are ideally suited for this application as no maintenance is required. The igus® products are also lubrication free so allows a clean, smooth motion. The machine also […]

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VOTW- Chainflex® cables and energy chains, moving energy made easy

Published on: 03/03/2022

In this week’s video of the week, the ease in which a cable can be inserted into one of our energy chains is clear. Whether it is air, liquid or hydraulics being carried within the chain, the cables are protected and can be changed quickly if required. To view the video, click here https://youtu.be/TUgHgXzwN2I For […]

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VOTW-Moving energy made easy!

Published on: 10/02/2022

Who said moving energy had to be difficult! With igus® energy chains, not only do we make it easy, but we also make it possible to go circular! Whatever the movement, horizontal, vertical or circular, igus® can help as you can see in this week’s video of the week. To view the video, click here […]

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VOTW- moving energy made easy- Long travels

Published on: 27/01/2022

Moving cable applications with different orientations can cause designers issues. How can you get moving power vertically/horizontally/rotationally? With the range of energy chain variations available with igus®, there is a solution for your application. In this week’s video of the week, you can see the different vertical options for long horizontal travels. Options ensuring power […]

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Exhibition stands from recycled energy chains!

Published on: 04/01/2022

The “chainge” program has officially begun in the UK! Our energy chains are now been recycled in a circular way, allowing us to reuse them in our own innovation display stands! Working in collaboration with our recycling partner, MyGroup in Hull, old energy chains were remanufactured into Storm Boards – versatile structural recycled plastic boards. […]

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Vector highlights: Showcasing the best of the 2020 nominees.

Published on: 19/11/2021

It is that time again for the vector awards! Showcasing the best of energy chain applications. There are always innovative applications, and this year will be no exception. Thanks to Covid, last year’s vectors were postponed so the 2022 ones will be bigger and better! In this week’s video of the week, we look back […]

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