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Industry 4.0

Additive manufacturing meets Industry 4.0: igus makes 3D printed tribo-components intelligent

Published on: 24/11/2020

Printed components made intelligent – this is the latest product development from motion plastics experts igus. In this world first, igus can integrated sensors into its printed motion plastics components to predict maintenance requirements and avoid downtime. igus, which has its UK headquarters in Northampton, has developed a special feature; sensors are directly printed into […]

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Fast and safe in Industry 4.0: with smart igus energy supply on long travels

Published on: 01/07/2019

High speeds on long travels are special challenges for energy chain systems on machines and plants. Therefore, igus has now developed a new glide bar made of high-performance plastics with a five times longer service life. To monitor the wear-resistant rail, users now have the smart plastics EC.T sensor. This provides regular information about the condition of the rail and sends important technical information to the maintenance engineer in good time.

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