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Record 168 motion plastics innovations launched from the home office

Published on: 21/04/2021

In very tough business conditions, igus launched more new products in 2020/21 than the previous year – from integrated robotic drives to ball bearings with 21 times the high-speed service life. The leading motion plastics company igus launched more innovative products in 2020 than the previous year, despite the covid-19 pandemic. By investing in digitalisation, […]

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Robots in the factory of the future: opportunities and challenges for cable manufacturers

Published on: 14/04/2021

Industrial robots are pervasive in manufacturing and their applications are increasing all the time. But with constant multi-axis movements, the cables that supply robots are subjected to extreme levels of stress, posing a challenge for manufacturers of cables and other connecting components. The International Federation of Robotics predicts that by 2020 more than 1.7 million […]

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Video of the week- How igus® energy chains can help in water treatment plants

Published on: 12/04/2021

Water treatment plants or sewage treatment plants are harsh environments. They are full of chemicals, bacteria and waste. This environment requires products that can withstand chemical wash downs, dirt and extreme temperatures so igus® energy chains are ideal for this. They are maintenance free, modular and allow any different type of service (power, data, fluids […]

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Predictive maintenance on long travels: new EC.PR system protects energy chains

Published on: 23/03/2021

igus position-based push/pull force monitoring improves safety on crane systems Energy chains for protecting moving cable assemblies in cranes can be damaged by foreign objects like loose tools, causing costly system failures. This prompted igus to develop a new push/pull force monitoring system. The EC.PR* system records the precise force values of the moving end […]

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VOTW- igus® e-chains® working on indoor cranes

Published on: 11/03/2021

The igus® e-chain® is a great alternative to busbar and festoon systems and thanks to the various orientation options, these can be assembled in warehouses and on indoor cranes. In this week’s video of the week you can see exactly why the igus® system is the ideal system. To view the video, click here  https://youtu.be/cQ1mKw9VAD4 […]

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VOTW- Just like child’s play

Published on: 25/02/2021

This weeks Video of the Week shows how easy the igus® module connect “plug and play” system really is! The Module Connect system is a space-saving, low-profile industrial connector modular housing, which combines any number of electric cables, fibre optic cables, encoder cables or pneumatic hoses.  Module Connect can be configured to suit any application and can save hours […]

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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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Advancing research: igus joins global automation body PROFIBUS & PROFINET International (PI)

Published on: 10/11/2020

igus has joined the world’s largest automation membership body to advance the research of Profinet technology in dynamic applications. The focus for PROFIBUS & PROFINET International (PI), which has more than 1,700 members worldwide, is the continuous development of Profibus and Profinet technology, the two most important enabling technologies in automation today. igus, which has […]

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The future of robots: igus develops new robotic control software

Published on: 03/11/2020

A digital twin for intuitive robot control. New software to improve the control and use of robots has been developed and launched by igus. The igus robot control software enables robots to be programmed and controlled with ease and also helps customers choose the robot that best suits the needs of their business. igus, which […]

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Güdel linear robot, even more productive with intelligent energy supply

Published on: 15/07/2020

igus energy chain sensors, monitors movement and measures wear 15th July, 2020 Plan maintenance in advance: the igus intelligent smart plastic e-chains, cables, and plain bearings can assist with this.  Now, manufacturers of machines and systems are also offering solutions with their own condition monitoring. Among them is the Swiss company Güdel: the automation specialist […]

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