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Sustainability at the push of a button: e-chain for Drop Water vending machine

Published on: 07/09/2021

A new water vending machine from a Californian company reduces the transport and consumption of plastic bottles with the help of igus motion plastics. The Drop Station is a new sustainable drinks vending machine that dispenses water into compostable containers at the push of a button. The water does not have to be transported, as […]

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Cost down, life up with Vertical farming

Published on: 26/08/2021

This week’s video shows how igus products are used in vertical farming, an exciting new industry which demands reliability, longevity and no maintenance.  This is perfect for igus motion plastics, from smooth gliding drylin® gantries to robust, lightweight e-chains®, the elimination of lubrication means no contamination. To view the video, click here https://youtu.be/lFbmUTzMPXk For more […]

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Video of the week- 60 seconds of drylin®

Published on: 08/07/2021

In this week’s video of the week, It is all about drylin®! To celebrate the new drylin® product information webpages, this week’s video highlights all the key benefits of using drylin® over alternatives. The lightweight, dirt resistant, sustainable linear systems sell themselves. To view the video, click here https://youtu.be/qOOYXw0Z1DY For more information on the drylin® […]

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Safety at high speed with the igus e-chain system in a linear motor robot

Published on: 12/08/2020

12th August, 2020 Side-mounted energy chain from igus ensures reliable energy supply in high-speed lightweight linear robots Twice as fast at half the weight: this is what makes the linear motor robot from FIBRO LÄPPLE TECHNOLOGY (FLT) different from many other solutions. In order for the linear robot to be able to get production up […]

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A winning combination: the new linear and pivoting slide from igus

Published on: 29/07/2020

29th July, 2020 A drylin W linear guide fitted with a PRT slewing ring bearing provides linear and rotating motion. This new design study from igus can move linearly and rotate simultaneously. With the drylin W linear/pivot guide, armrests, trays and control panels on seats and armchairs, for example, can be easily adjusted to suit […]

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Fast entry into low-cost automation using a digital twin in intuitive robot control

Published on: 30/06/2020

30th June, 2020 igus has developed control software for its low-cost automation solutions that allows users to easily program their robots. Available online, free of charge, the igus robot control software enables different robot kinematics to be programmed and controlled. A digital twin simulates the movements, allowing the user to program a suitable solution before […]

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Video of the Week – How igus drylin linear robot technology can help you carry on camping

Published on: 26/06/2020

26th June, 2020 The innovative Camping Butler cleans mobile toilet cartridges, from caravans and camper vans, fully automatically and contact-free from the inside and outside. No matter how full or very dirty the cassette is, the Camping Butler cleans it completely. In the week’s video, we go behind the scenes to see how exactly the […]

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Video of the Week – How automation is made easy with the modular Apiro system

Published on: 04/06/2020

4th June, 2020 The new modular Apiro motion system from igus, enables design engineers to develop low-cost automation systems with endless possibilities. Consisting three lubrication-free worm gears for standard, inverted and linear movements, which can be connected in series or parallel and configured to perform simple linear motion to complex robotic tasks. The worm gears […]

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igus supports student spice vending machine project with drylin W linear systems

Published on: 11/05/2020

8th May, 2020 Curry instead of cola! Five students from Heubach, Germany have developed a vending machine for packaged spices together with engineers and trainees from EMAG LaserTec GmbH. To ensure that the salt, curry and pepper cans are picked from their compartments quickly, they used the drylin W linear guides from igus. Putting academic […]

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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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