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igus joins network to help industrial companies access the Internet of Things

Published on: 20/06/2023

igus’s membership of the Berlin expert network “IoT Use Case” helps it take advantage of the multi-trillion dollar IoT market The Internet of Things has a growth potential of several trillion dollars – consultancy McKinsey estimates it could realise $5.5tr to $12.6tr in value globally by 2030. However, many industrial companies still have difficulties in […]

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Detecting cable stress earlier and more accurately saves costs: i.Sense CF. D

Published on: 14/03/2023

igus monitoring module with status display measures the distance to the damaged or defective part of the cable­ Maintaining and monitoring heavily used and hard-to-reach bus cables is a constant challenge. i.Sense CF.D – the monitoring module from igus – has a unique function; it automatically detects the position of stressed areas in a cable […]

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VOTW-Smart technology prevents expensive downtime

Published on: 12/01/2023

Downtime costs money. Wasted money causes stress. Stress causes unhappiness. In order to prevent unhappiness, stress and wasted money companies are investing in smart technology which alerts staff when breakages or excessive wear is occurring in production lines. In this video of the week, you can see how simple the technology and system and how […]

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VOTW- Prevent downtime on your robot

Published on: 17/10/2022

Breakdowns can be catastrophic in regard to time and money, especially on production lines where industrial robots are used. To ensure your robot stays in top working order, igus® now offers smart plastics solutions for robots. The condition monitoring system notifies you if an error/breakage occurs allowing you to react quickly in replacing the affected […]

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VOTW-Contactless system monitoring- Predictive maintenance with igus®

Published on: 23/09/2022

At igus® we are always trying to improve what moves and with our Smart plastic range, we are trying to go one step further, improves what moves BEFORE it breaks! In this week’s video of the week, we show why Smart Plastics can prevent breakdowns and are quick and easy to use. To view the […]

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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- Smart plastics- be in control!

Published on: 22/07/2022

Make your energy chain system intelligent. Adding a sensor unit to your machine helps prevent breakdowns, can save you time and money and keep your production line running. The i.Sense EC.W system allows a direct connection from the energy chain system to the control, offers real-time monitoring of the e-chain wear and ensures continuous supply. […]

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Small investment, big impact: Contactless monitoring of igus cables in e-chains

Published on: 21/06/2022

i.Sense CF.D sensors detect defects in chainflex bus and data cables, preventing expensive machinery downtime. Smart monitoring of bus and data cables from igus has entered the next phase with igus i.Sense CF.D monitoring sensors. They check the electrical condition of chainflex cables in e-chain systems, with no contact and without interfering with existing cable […]

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The ReBeL of low cost automation: smart igus cobot

Published on: 06/06/2022

The world’s first plastic gearbox for cobots and access to a digital ecosystem: latest igus Low Cost Automation product records 20 new projects per week in Germany alone Low cost and about 8kg, the plug-and-play ReBeL cobot is one of the lightest cobots on the market. Digital services provided with it, such as the RBTXpert and […]

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VOTW-Stop unplanned downtime!

Published on: 13/05/2022

Downtime costs money! So, to help prevent this igus® has the i-cee:plus- an intuitive hardware and software system that not only gives you a lifetime prediction of your energy chains and pre-warns you of potential failures BEFORE they occur so you can schedule planned downtime to suit you and your business. In this week’s video […]

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