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Getting a Grip on Automation – Demand for Robotics Gains Steam

Published on: July 28, 2022

One of the primary drivers of the increased use of automation is the lower cost of robotic solutions. While some manufacturers might still be spooked by cost, automation doesn’t have to break the bank.

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Autonomous cleaning robot runs even cleaner with drylin linear bearings

Published on: July 19, 2022

Autonomous cleaning robot runs even cleaner with drylin linear bearings Self-lubricating drylin® linear guides ensure smooth operation of the K900 cleaning robot from KEMARO AG The K900 industrial robot cleans floors wherever it needs to, autonomously and without programming, even in places where it is potentially dangerous or even impossible for people to clean. Self-lubricating linear guides, shafts, plain […]

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A robot is the cook here: How a Canadian start-up is re-thinking gastronomy

Published on: July 7, 2022

Roboeatz is revolutionizing the food service industry by relying entirely on igus motion plastics, which require no lubrication or maintenance.  The Canadian start-up Roboeatz has developed a kitchen where a robot is the only cook! The robot chef quickly and efficiently makes a wide range of dishes from fresh ingredients. In developing this unique robot cell […]

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Belgian traditional house provides tourist attraction with low-cost automation from RBTX

Published on: July 7, 2022

Who says automation has to be expensive? In Bruges, Belgium, the chocolate shop Roose’s Chocolate World has a robot called Chocomatic built at a bargain price. It packs chocolates in front of customers. A robolink® robot from igus® is used, which moves on a seventh axis. A customer enters Roose’s Chocolate World at Havenstraat 1 in Bruges. […]

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Configuring and programming igus gantry robots – as easy as playing PlayStation

Published on: June 23, 2022

Gamification approach and additional features make the igus online configurator for low-cost cartesian robots even more intuitive 23 June 2022 – With the help of the game engine Unity, igus®, the Germany-based manufacturer of motion plastics, has given its online configurator for low-cost cartesian robots a facelift, making its operation even more efficient. Now, users […]

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Everyday assistants of the future: igus accelerates humanoid robotics with Low Cost Automation

Published on: June 22, 2022

At Hannover Messe 2022, igus introduced the first prototype of a low-cost humanoid robot June 22, 2022 – Man, machine, or both? Humanoid robots are no longer just science fiction. They are reality. igus® has been researching humanoid robotics for some time now and presented a prototype of its motion plastics bot at Hannover Messe […]

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ROIBOT 2022: igus® is looking for the most innovative and cost-effective uses for low-cost robotics

Published on: March 30, 2022

The second round of the igus competition for automation solutions with rapid return on investment is underway March 30, 2022 – igus, the Germany-based manufacturer of engineered motion plastics, will present the 2022 ROIBOT Award for the most creative applications with low-cost automation (LCA) and robotics systems. The top three projects that best optimize return […]

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The ReBeL of automation: smart igus cobot for $7,455

Published on: March 28, 2022

igus is accelerating Low Cost Automation with the world’s first cobot plastic gearbox and a digital ecosystem – 20 projects per week already March 25, 2022 – The global leader in motion plastics, igus, is expanding its broad range of Low-Cost Automation solutions with its ReBeL smart cobot. At $7,455 and only around 8 kilograms, […]

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Low-Cost Automation in XXL: Large DIY palletizing gantry robot from igus® at a small price

Published on: March 16, 2022

The drylin® XXL 3-axis linear gantry robot is up to 60 percent more cost-effective than comparable solutions and easier to implement March 16, 2022 – The global leader in motion plastics, igus, is expanding its broad range of Low-Cost Automation solutions with a new drylin 3-axis linear gantry. The new XXL Large DIY 3-axis linear […]

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