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Digital engineering support during a pandemic: Thousands visit igus trade exhibition

Published on: 24/11/2020

An online trade show created by motion plastics specialists igus has attracted more than 10,000 customers since its launch in May. The company, which has its UK headquarters in Northampton, has launched more than 120 innovative products in the last seven months from its 400 square metre stand at the company’s headquarters in Cologne, Germany. […]

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New energy chain system for intralogistics and crane systems designed by motion plastic experts igus

Published on: 20/10/2020

Energy and data transmission rolled out and connected in under 60 minutes A new energy chain system for intralogistics and crane systems has been designed by motion plastic experts igus. The company, whose UK headquarters are in Northampton, has designed and manufactured the ‘autoglide 5 system’, a unique product which guides energy safely, for long […]

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VOTW- YE.42 e-chain®; Cherry Picker retrofit

Published on: 28/09/2020

The hybrid energy chain YE is a combination of both lightweight plastic and tough steel.  It was developed to meet the requirements of construction machinery and lifting equipment, which have high unsupported travels. To watch the video showing how easy it is to add the YE.42 hybrid energy chain to a Cherry Picker please visit https://youtu.be/7dkUJ6LcMnM […]

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Vertical instead of horizontal: how motion plastics is making agriculture sustainable

Published on: 22/09/2020

Lubrication-free tribo-polymers ensure the reliable operation of vertical farming systems. Motion plastics from igus are playing a major role in the increasingly popular sector of vertical farming. igus, which has its UK headquarters in Northampton, is working closely with global companies specialising in vertical farming – the practice of growing plants indoors in stacked layers […]

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igus energy chain developed to help generate environmentally friendly shore power

Published on: 15/09/2020

The e-loop energy supply series which increases safety and reduces procurement and installation time has been expanded to suit static applications, including shore power supplies. Shore power offers the provision of electrical power to a ship at berth so that its main and auxiliary engines can be shut down. Stricter guidelines are forcing ports to implement more environmentally […]

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VOTW-Upgrading your Robolink with additional cables.

Published on: 28/08/2020

A frequently asked question is whether additional cables can be attached to igus® Robolink DP. The answer is yes! In this week’s video of the week you can see how this is possible. You can now use the new triflex® TR.30 KIT, which is simple to install, providing additional cables on the Robolink DP if […]

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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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Video of the Week – e-skin® for clean applications in small spaces

Published on: 17/07/2020

17th July, 2020 The igus® e-skin® is a modular corrugated tube developed for use as a flat cable guidance system for cleanrooms. These energy chains supply cleanroom machines with data, media and energy.  The zipper design is easy to open and close making cable installation simple. The e-skin® chain comes in 3 different types and various […]

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Video of the Week – How igus drylin linear robot technology can help you carry on camping

Published on: 26/06/2020

26th June, 2020 The innovative Camping Butler cleans mobile toilet cartridges, from caravans and camper vans, fully automatically and contact-free from the inside and outside. No matter how full or very dirty the cassette is, the Camping Butler cleans it completely. In the week’s video, we go behind the scenes to see how exactly the […]

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e-spool flex cable reel with spiral guide ensures more safety for control pendants and assembly areas

Published on: 16/06/2020

16th June, 2020 The new e-spool flex from igus moves a single cable or hose safely and stows it away quickly whilst retaining an end-to-end connection. This increases safety at manual workstations and on control pendants. The spiral guide allows quick installation of the cable into the reel and the e-spool flex is ready for […]

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