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energy chain

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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VOTW- Showcasing triflex® for the Fanuc Robot

Published on: 16/12/2021

The degree of freedom required for industrial robots and cobots is immense but thanks to the easily assembled triflex® energy chain range, cables are protected from corkscrewing and wearing. The modular design is simple to fit, allows cables to be inserted easily and without having to break down the entire robot. In this week’s video […]

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IPA test passed! e-skin flat energy chain with three layers receives cleanroom Class 1

Published on: 30/11/2021

The award-winning, modular alternative to ribbon cable proves its particle-free qualities in Fraunhofer cleanroom test. In clean room environments such as laboratories, energy chains required to manage cables and hoses safely must be particle-free. igus has developed the e-skin flat, an economical alternative to ribbon cables due to its modular design. Proof that the energy […]

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VOTW- E4.1 and one for all

Published on: 28/10/2021

This versatile energy chain demonstrates its unique features in this video of the week. These features make it suitable for almost any cable management application, offering high strength, low wear, low noise, and a host of other design details that make it easy and fast to use.  The possibilities for this energy chain are endless.   Click here to view the video https://youtu.be/D3feMi2sEvY For more information […]

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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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The drynamic mobility show: how motion plastics supports mobility trends

Published on: 02/09/2021

igus experts present how motion plastics can reduce costs and sustainably improve technology in a series of live shows Our mobility is changing rapidly: e-scooters, e-bikes, e-cars and vehicles with alternative power sources are increasingly common. The concept of car sharing is also establishing itself in cities worldwide. At the IAA Mobility Show 2021 in […]

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Cost down, life up with Vertical farming

Published on: 26/08/2021

This week’s video shows how igus products are used in vertical farming, an exciting new industry which demands reliability, longevity and no maintenance.  This is perfect for igus motion plastics, from smooth gliding drylin® gantries to robust, lightweight e-chains®, the elimination of lubrication means no contamination. To view the video, click here https://youtu.be/lFbmUTzMPXk For more […]

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VOTW- igus® motion plastics for drone equipment

Published on: 20/08/2021

2021 seems to be the year of the drone. In this week’s video you will be introduced to the “drone in the box” system. This allows drones to fly autonomously and automatically, it also serves as a landing platform, control box and offers a station for recharging the battery.  In the video, you can see […]

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e-chain C6: New design with abrasion-optimized materials for cleanrooms

Published on: 28/07/2021

igus launches a new design of a particle-free and lightweight energy guide for clinical environments High abrasion resistance is crucial for machine elements in cleanrooms. In response, igus has developed the C6, an energy chain that is designed to meet the highest cleanroom class. The new chain is specially designed for longer unsupported applications on […]

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