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VOTW-Plastic versus metal cobot clamps

Published on: 07/10/2021

In this video you can see the comparison between the assembly time of an igus® plastic cobot clamp and the metal version. There simply is no comparison when it comes to the speed, however the metal ones can sometimes be the better option when there is a faster motion. Luckily igus® offers both options! So, […]

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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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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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