New slip ring-free igus cable unwinder allows easy cable management February 9, 2021 – igus has developed the e-spool® flex 2.0, a new cable reel that has no slip ring that is perfect for industrial robot users. This allows for easy management of robot teach pendants and the system even supplies bus signals without interruptions, […]
igus introduces E4Q, a lightweight e-chain for unsupported lengths and long travels September 30, 2020 – igus introduced its E4Q energy chain, which offers a smooth, contoured design and a completely new crossbar concept with weight-reducing locking straps. The new design ensures that the e-chain can be opened and closed in seconds without tools. The […]
With the online service life calculator, users can now determine the guaranteed operating time of their e-chain and obtain a certificate September 24, 2020 – igus now offers a 36-month guarantee on its energy chains, which are in demand for a wide range of job applications. The robust, lightweight, and long-lasting energy chains are made […]
Designers can filter products based category, application, or specifications June 17, 2020 – igus has developed a new online shop for energy chains where people can filter products by category, application, and specifications. The new shop also includes pricing, and allows designers, engineers, and materials specialists to have all of the parts listed in one […]
New igus cable reel with worm guide ensures more safety on operating panels and in assembly areas May 20, 2020 – igus has introduced a cable reel that can guide cables and hoses for the transmission of energy, media, and data without interruption. The e-spool flex increases safety at manual workstations and operating panels. For […]
With manned research ships getting too expensive, unmanned drones are being evaluated as an alternative.
A Spanish manufacturer is using industrial robots equipped with cable guides from igus® for quick and efficient riveting of aircraft fuselages on one of the world’s most widely-used planes.
Manufacturers can improve efficiency with harnessed energy chains September 11, 2019 – Machine and plant manufacturers can reduce production costs, improve efficiency and reduce potential sources of error from the start of the product life cycle by using readychains from igus, the Germany-based manufacturer of motion plastics. Readychain systems provide an economical and swift solution […]