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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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icom.plus module enables predictive maintenance with flexible data integration for high IT security

Published on: 08/06/2020

26th May, 2020 Being able to predict and plan maintenance is the goal pursued by igus with its smart plastics solutions. Intelligent sensors, for example, measure the wear of energy chains, chainflex cables, slewing rings and linear guides. With the new icom.plus communication module, the customer can now decide in which form they would like […]

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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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Video of the Week – Why choose igus’ motion plastics for medical applications?

Published on: 24/04/2020

Whether in handling applications or in laboratory equipment, where there is movement, energy chains are widely used to protect and guide cables and hoses. In the medical industry, however, higher demands are placed on the components, which must all run very smoothly and quietly, be cleanroom-compatible, media-resistant and corrosion-free and of hygienic design. In this […]

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Bigger, stronger, faster: new igus drylin linear robots for cost-effective automation

Published on: 15/04/2020

12th April, 2020 Simple, precise, fast processes: these are the requirements of Cartesian robots. They are used for such things as pick & place applications, sorting systems and medical technology. igus has now developed a line and room linear robot for large workspaces. The two new kinematics systems allow users to move up to 5kg. […]

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New igus e-loop replaces service loops for safe cable management on top drives

Published on: 15/04/2020

12th November, 2019 igus has introduced the e-loop energy chain for safe cable management on top drives for deep drilling rigs. The new modular system, which is made of high-performance plastic, ensures a defined minimum bend radius of the cables and withstands adverse weather conditions, as well as vibration and shock. In addition to use […]

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igus® introduces the world’s first modular energy chain made of steel and plastic

Published on: 15/04/2020

24th September, 2019 igus has developed its first plastic-steel hybrid energy chain for telescopic applications, such as cherry pickers, telehandlers and boom lifts. Compared to conventional steel energy chains which are sometimes used in these applications, the new YE.42 e-chain is half the weight. It also provides up to 10m unsupported travel, which is 50% […]

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Machine tool manufacturer relies on complete solution from igus for energy supply system

Published on: 20/03/2020

Being one of the largest gantry machine centres in Taiwan, Kao Ming needs the best products, support and most reliable systems they can. This article highlights key features

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