Keyword:

energy chain

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® […]

Read more...

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, […]

Read more...

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 […]

Read more...

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 […]

Read more...

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 […]

Read more...

VOTW- The triflex® swivel arm. Perfect for your robot.

Published on: 10/12/2020

For applications where you need to connect a supply direct to axis 2, our new swivel bracket is ideal. In this week’s video of the week you see the new swivel arm in action. To watch the video please visit https://youtu.be/2x05J0wrPw0 For more information regarding the triflex® range please visit https://www.igus.co.uk/info/industries-robots-industry or call igus® directly […]

Read more...

A world-first: igus designs e-skin flat single pods for cleanrooms

Published on: 01/12/2020

Plastics expert igus has developed the world’s first ‘e-skin flat’ single pod – designed specifically to guide cables in compact and particle-free cleanrooms. To ensure quick and easy installation customers can use the e-skin flat to select and combine chambers and then insert the cables in seconds. There is also the option of a new […]

Read more...

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. […]

Read more...

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 […]

Read more...

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 […]

Read more...