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Why gantry robots have become an essential automation solution

Published on: March 8, 2023

Read this article in the February 2023 edition of Design World to learn more.


Curious about the different types of industrial robots?

Published on: March 8, 2023

Read this article in the January/February 2023 issue of the Canadian Packaging magazine.


igus Shows its Low-Cost Automation Portfolio

Published on: February 20, 2023

At MD&M West, igus focused on low-cost automation. The company’s Josh Lewis walked through a checkers match between Delta robots in which a gantry system was used to move the play board. Each of the robots were controlled by igus Robot Control (iRC), which has a starting price of $5,600. The controller allows people with less experience […]


New Polymers Outperform Metal

Published on: January 12, 2023

The knee-jerk reaction to “plastic” replacement bushings is, “Why’d they sell me this cheap junk?” In reality, many OEM’s are switching from traditional sintered bronze bushings to high-tech polymer bushings to gain significantly better performance.


Cable Carriers Design Guide

Published on: January 5, 2023

In this free Design Guide, we detail cable carrier subtypes as well as the different designs into which cable carriers integrate. Motion control systems can vary from simple, straightforward single-axis direct-drive systems with little wiring to large and complex multi-axis robotic systems with a hornet’s nest of cables. This is usually where cabling, which was […]


Developing a multifunctional, long-arm gripper

Published on: December 6, 2022

Gripper automatically packs manufactured components with three fingers, places them in boxes and places a layer of protective cardboard over them using a vacuum gripper.


No Grease: Tribologically Optimized Plastic Bearing Materials

Published on: November 21, 2022

Nicole Lang, iglide product manager at igus, sketches out the multitude of applications for plastic bearings and explains how a foray into additive manufacturing has changed the game.


Industrial 3D Printed Wear Components Made from High-Performance Plastics

Published on: November 17, 2022

Nicole Lang, iglide product manager at igus, explains how SLS materials are being developed for use across industries, from automotive to robotics and packaging.


Going Mainstream: Additive Manufacturing Bolsters Production Methods

Published on: November 10, 2022

Additive manufacturing is making its way into the mainstream. Companies like igus are mastering new materials and integrating AM services to bolster value generation.


Q&A with the Robot Guy: David Sandiland Discusses Robotics Cable Management

Published on: November 8, 2022

David Sandiland, robotics product & sales manager at igus, shares insights into the design and guiding principles behind selecting the best cable management systems for six access robots.