New cable management kit pairs with any cobot arm, optimizes cable protection

Published on: February 11, 2020

Hook-and-loop mounting brackets combined with superior triflex® R plastic cable carrier keep cables, human workers safe February 11, 2020 – Large and mid-sized corporations alike are becoming more interested in automating tedious and repetitive tasks. We are still quite far, though, from fully automated processes and manufacturing and assembly still require some human interaction. It […]

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Vertical instead of horizontal: how motion plastics make agriculture sustainable

Published on: February 6, 2020

Self-lubricating tribo-polymers ensure the reliable operation of vertical farming systems February 6, 2020 – igus plays a major role in the cost-efficient and reliable operation of products used in vertical farming, which is a rapidly growing and promising alternative to conventional methods to produce food for the fast-growing world population. Self-lubricating tribo-polymers from igus, the […]

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Virtual wonderland for engineers: the igus factory travels round the world

Published on: February 3, 2020

New app offers insight into production and development at Cologne factory February 3, 2020 – Technical sales consultants for igus now have the capability to show customers the company’s factory in Cologne, Germany regardless of where the customers reside. When igus technical sales members travel to see customers or trade shows, they bring useful travel […]

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Unmanned Sailing Vehicle Tested for Data-Gathering Capabilities

Published on: February 3, 2020

With manned research ships getting too expensive, unmanned drones are being evaluated as an alternative.

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Harnessed energy supply systems help create new technology

Published on: January 29, 2020

Machine tool manufacturer DMG MORI has developed a new automatic turning machine with multiple spindles for producing turned and milled parts in both boring and bar machining. Key components to the company’s MULTISPRINT multi-spindle automatic lathes series are readychain harnessed energy supply systems from igus, the Germany-based manufacturer of motion plastics.

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