Complete chain! igus energy chain kits in the shopping cart with one click and delivered in three days

Published on: 3rd December 2020

For users who want to order their energy chain quickly and easily and assemble it themselves, igus now has the solution: complete kits. The kits consist of an E4.1 series energy chain, an aluminium trough, matching separators, strain relief elements and a screwdriver. This means that the customer does not need to worry about a time-consuming configuration of the energy supply system. All adjustments to the chain are made directly on the equipment or machine. The complete kits are available in three inner heights for travels from 8 to 24 metres in the igus online shop and are available from stock.

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Staying innovative to keep pace with the future: igus expands its management board

Published on: 3rd December 2020

Progressive digitalisation, a high degree of product innovation, fast delivery times worldwide and a sustainable recycling economy – just a few of the future projects that igus is driving forward this year. The company is now expanding its management board to handle this wide range of tasks. Customers and employees should know that igus can follow its own independent path in every phase and far into the future.

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The new robolink IP44 from igus: a robot that defies wet elements!

Published on: 26th November 2020

igus has developed a Low Cost Automation solution made of polymer and stainless steel for environments with splashing water Splash water is no problem, at least for the new robolink IP44. (Source: igus GmbH) The new robolink IP44 from igus: a robot that defies wet elements! igus has developed a Low Cost Automation solution made […]

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

Published on: 19th November 2020

Even today, 3D printed wear-resistant parts from igus often have the same service life as original parts. Now igus goes one step further and makes the printed components intelligent. Manufactured in filament printing, they warn against overload and report their maintenance requirements. The special feature: for the first time, the sensors are directly “printed into” the parts. As a result, they not only have extremely short delivery times and low costs but also feature useful Industry 4.0 options.

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Double coupling lasts longer: new elastic double joint from igus

Published on: 12th November 2020

Coupling joints are exposed to various types of loads, such as permanent vibrations, edge loads and high tensile forces and compressive strength. The demands on the material used are therefore extremely high. With the igubal GPZM coupling joint, the motion plastics specialist is now presenting a double joint that is not only lubrication-free and maintenance-free, but also 20 per cent more flexible than the conventional solution thanks to a new housing material. This firmly encloses the ball stud, prevents the penetration of dirt and increases the dependability of the moving application.

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