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energy chain

The circular economy and igus give plastics a second life

Published on: 10/06/2021

Environmental protection is gaining more momentum today and plastic is a big part of this. Social transformation, responsibility for sustainability and the changes in our use of plastics are not going unnoticed by industry. Examples from igus, the motion plastics specialist, show how companies can use engineering and ecological innovations to tackle these issues. More […]

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A clean performance: igus gets the REINER! Award for modular cleanroom chain

Published on: 25/05/2021

Fraunhofer Purity Technology Award goes to the particle-free and compact “e-skin” flat cable guide Electronics manufacturing demands high purity manufacturing environments and requires particle-free machine elements in clean rooms to ensure product quality. The Fraunhofer Institute in Germany recognises innovative developments in clean manufacturing every two years with the REINER! Award. Motion plastics specialist igus […]

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Quiet, strong, easy to fill: E2.1 e-chains tick all the boxes

Published on: 27/04/2021

E2.1 e-chains for small and medium-sized applications reduce noise by 10dB and assembly time by 50%. Energy supply using polymer e-chains are virtually unlimited, whether the application is linear, vertical or rotational. And new polymer materials, improved designs and customer-specific requirements are continually expanding the product range, exemplified by the E2.1, the new e-chain standard […]

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VOTW- igus® products helping with mask production lines.

Published on: 26/04/2021

This week’s video of the week shows how a range of igus® products are utilised in a production of disposable face masks. Unfortunately, facemasks have become a staple in our lives. So much so, manufacturers have now recognised the benefits of igus® products within this manufacturing sector. Clean, dry and lubrication free means that all […]

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Easy interior separation for E4Q energy chain reduces assembly time

Published on: 10/03/2021

Universal separators and shelves with locking tabs ensure simple and flexible e-chain assembly For safe cable guidance in unsupported and long travels, igus has developed the E4Q energy chain. The bionically inspired design saves weight, while crossbars with locking tabs reduces the assembly time of the e-chain by 40 per cent. To facilitate assembly further, […]

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VOTW- Energy chains in heavy duty composting & Recycling plants

Published on: 15/02/2021

For extreme environments, it is vital that your energy and data supply is protected. igus® energy chains withstand dirt, humidity and other harsh environmental factors in industries such as recycling and composting plants. This week’s video of the week highlights the energy chains capabilities in some extreme conditions For more information regarding the igus® e-chains® […]

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Global robotics company uses igus product to keep robots alive

Published on: 09/02/2021

A leading industrial robotics company is continuing to breathe new life into old robots – thanks to a newly designed product from plastics experts igus. igus, the global manufacturer of energy chain systems and polymer plain bearings, was asked for a control panel cable management system by the team from robotics company ARAGON. Iryna Geike, […]

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VOTW- The E4.1Lean- save up to 80% assembly time!

Published on: 08/02/2021

With its easy opening design, the E4.1L e-chain® can be filled 51% faster and closed 86% faster when compared to the E4.42 series. The E4.1L can also be delivered complete with drive cables, saving you time when installing. This week’s video of the week is taken from the test laboratory in Cologne. See for yourself […]

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Manus Awards deadline approaches – with UK companies encouraged to enter

Published on: 27/01/2021

January 2021: A category to reward sustainability has been added to this year’s Manus Awards – an event organised by igus to celebrate manufacturers using  engineering plastics  and bearing systems in their designs. 2021 is the tenth anniversary of its prestigious Manus Awards and to mark the occasion igus has added a Green category to […]

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Design Award 2021 judges praise innovative igus design

Published on: 16/12/2020

Introducing the award-winning Module Connect – a plug-in product that connects electric cables and services A new plug-in connector by motion plastic experts igus has won an ‘Excellent Product Design’ award in the prestigious German Design Awards 2021. The new igus Module Connect Adapter, praised by judges for its innovation, has been designed to suit […]

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