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energy chain

Game-changing product launch at new expo as igus redefines transport

Published on: 25/05/2022

Renowned globally for engineering innovation, igus is set to exceed expectations with a head-turning, maintenance-free product that will really shake up the way we travel. The future of transportation is here! It is true, this claim has been made many times before, but innovation leaders igus believe they have created a real breakthrough in low-cost […]

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Plastic guide channel protects cables with smallest bending radii and saves costs

Published on: 19/04/2022

New small rotary module for robots, handling and camera systems saves up to 73% cost It’s lightweight, compact and made entirely of plastic: the new Polymer Rotation Module (or PRM) rotary energy supply system from igus. igus has now developed a system comprising a polymer energy chain and a low-friction plastic guide channel especially for […]

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e-loop scoops drilling industry safety award at first attempt, vindicates R&D in service loop protection

Published on: 05/04/2022

The igus e-loop, a heavy duty energy chain for drilling machinery, has won an international award recognising its design to protect cables/hoses and operators on oil & gas platforms. igus has returned a winner at the prestigious International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) NSC Safety Awards in Aberdeen for the innovative e-loop, a clever product […]

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VOTW- Pick and place with Low-cost robotics

Published on: 01/04/2022

Pick and place applications are becoming increasingly popular within companies wanting to automate processes. These can be simple movements to complex actions but fundamentally the movements all need the same thing… to be smooth running. In this weeks’ video of the week, you can see how igus® products ranging from energy chains to linear gantries […]

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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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Cleanroom cables with the e-skin® flat energy chain

Published on: 24/02/2022

The modular system for high-speed applications allows individual cables to be replaced quickly and easily. The e-skin® flat simply sheds its skin to reveal the cable that needs replacing, replace and close. It is that simple. To see how simple the system really is, view this week’s video of the week https://youtu.be/AfL0Eln2z7U For more information […]

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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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