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Robotics

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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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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New modular gearbox kit from igus for innovative, low cost automation ideas at Hannover Messe 2021

Published on: 30/03/2021

Igus releases a cost-effective, lightweight, plug & play gearbox kit consisting of gearbox, encoder, controller, force control system and motor for collaborative robotics. The potential for service robotics is growing fast: in hospitality, medical care, agriculture and logistics, lightweight robots help to automate monotonous tasks. To show that using service robots can be easy and […]

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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 igus product makes a splash in the world of robots

Published on: 04/01/2021

The new robolink IP44 from igus: a robot that defies water! Requests by customers for a robolink fit for wet conditions has prompted plastics expert igus to design one that can withstand rain, showers, and moisture. The company, which has its UK headquarters in Northampton, has developed its very first water-resistant robolink – a low-cost […]

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VOTW- The triflex® swivel arm. Perfect for your robot.

Published on: 10/12/2020

For applications where you need to connect a supply direct to axis 2, our new swivel bracket is ideal. In this week’s video of the week you see the new swivel arm in action. To watch the video please visit https://youtu.be/2x05J0wrPw0 For more information regarding the triflex® range please visit https://www.igus.co.uk/info/industries-robots-industry or call igus® directly […]

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Robot range is quickly extended with the new 7th axis from igus

Published on: 18/11/2020

A ready-to-fit 7th axis has been designed and manufactured by igus to enable Universal Robots (UR) and robolink robots to travel several metres. The global manufacturer of energy chain systems and polymer plain bearings,which has its UK headquarters in Northampton, has developed this robotic solution to include amaintenance-free, drylin ZLW toothed belt axis, corresponding adapter […]

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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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Video of the week- Low cost product helper!

Published on: 29/10/2020

The low-cost automation range has a variety of products that can be utilised in many applications from pick and place to aiding on production lines. And as the name suggests, these products don’t need to break the bank to be suitable for your application.    To watch the video showing the versatility of the drylin® […]

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