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First monitoring system­ for robot e-chains detects chain breakages and prevents further damage

Published on: 03/08/2022

The new i.Sense TR. B sensor from igus enables condition monitoring for triflex R energy chains in multi-axis applications Whether welding, painting, soldering or palletizing: industrial robots work dynamically. A flexible 3D energy chain such as the triflex R from igus allows robot cables to be guided safely. To detect potential chain breaks caused by […]

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VOTW- triflex® R cable retraction systems for multi-axis robots

Published on: 28/04/2022

Every robot is slightly different as is every application, so it is important that we have retraction systems that suit these differences. The triflex® R retraction systems are designed to cope with the complex dynamic movements of industrial robots and are compatible with many robot manufacturers. In this week’s video of the week, you can […]

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VOTW- Showcasing triflex® for the Fanuc Robot

Published on: 16/12/2021

The degree of freedom required for industrial robots and cobots is immense but thanks to the easily assembled triflex® energy chain range, cables are protected from corkscrewing and wearing. The modular design is simple to fit, allows cables to be inserted easily and without having to break down the entire robot. In this week’s video […]

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New power guide triflex e-chain revolutionizes 3D movement on robots

Published on: 03/08/2021

A telescopic triflex® TRX energy chain for robots from igus saves space and provides a withdrawal path of up to 40 per cent less. Robots can be limited in their range of movement by the cable retraction system. To allow cables in industrial robots to move safely, easily and compactly, igus has developed the four-dimensional […]

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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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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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New clamp from igus ensures safe interaction of man, machine

Published on: 22/08/2019

Mounting clamps for triflex R energy chains are quickly assembled, secure igus has developed new plastic mounting clamps for energy chains on cobots that are easy to assemble and minimize risk, ensuring a safe interaction between humans and machines. Users of cobots and industrial robots are already using igus’ three-dimensional and round triflex R e-chains […]

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