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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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igus helps autonomous vehicles get to the bottom of ocean discovery

Published on: 03/06/2020

3rd June,2020 As scientists delve into the study of climate change, new strategies and products are evolving to help them uncover data that is driving the world’s foremost crisis. The scientific community is obtaining significant information from international oceans, especially with the support of autonomous surface vehicles. Igus provided data cables and energy chains to […]

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Downsizing and upgrading in one: igus Single Pair Ethernet cable for energy chains

Published on: 29/04/2020

29th April, 2020 Every day, sensors generate vast amounts of data worldwide and this continues to rise. Single Pair Ethernet (SPE) technology offers completely new opportunities to transmit these data streams reliably even in the most confined areas of the machine. Developed for use in energy chains, igus introduces the chainflex CFBUS.PUR.042 SPE cable. While […]

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igus e-skin energy chain systems receive ISO Class 1 certification for cleanrooms

Published on: 27/04/2020

24th April, 2020 The e-skin energy chain system provides cleanroom equipment with data, power and media without unwanted particles contaminating the air, as proven by the Fraunhofer Institute IPA. All three e-skin energy chain types, with and without cables, have ISO Class 1 certification, which is the ‘cleanest’ classification. In the test conducted by the […]

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igus adds two new sizes to its twisterband HD range for compact installation spaces

Published on: 15/04/2020

7th April, 2020 igus has now added two new sizes to its twisterband HD range with inner heights of 11mm and 18mm. The key advantage over slip ring systems is that it guides electrical, fibre optic and pneumatic cables all together. Target applications include rotary tables and robots. twisterband HD energy chains are already being […]

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36-month guarantee for igus e-chains

Published on: 15/04/2020

10th March, 2020 Robust, lightweight and maintenance-free; these are the key features of the high-performance e-chains from igus. To ensure reliability for users, igus now offers a 36-month guarantee on its e-chains, which matches the similar chainflex cable guarantee. With the online service life calculator, users can now determine the guaranteed runtime of their e-chain […]

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smart plastics EC.T sensor monitors the condition of glide bars in e-chains

Published on: 15/04/2020

25th February, 2020 High speeds on long travels are distinct challenges for energy chain systems. To overcome these issues, igus has developed a more wear resistant glide bar, which has a service life that is five times longer. Integrated into the rail is the smart plastics EC.T sensor monitors the condition of the rail and […]

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