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Connected in seconds: small plug-in energy chain from igus saves 80% assembly time

Published on: May 16, 2022

The plug-in principle of the igus readychain micro-speed enables fast connection of e-chain systems in tight installation spaces May 16, 2022 – igus®, a world leader in motion plastics and moving cable management systems, has introduced the readychain® micro-speed – a plug-in energy chain system that connects harnessed e-chain® systems in seconds without the use […]

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The new igus® E4.1R rol e-chain® reduces noise, vibration, and saves electricity

Published on: May 10, 2022

Roller chain links reduce drive energy for the igus E4.1 e-chain series by 37% May 12, 2022 – igus, a world leader in motion plastics and moving cable management systems, has introduced the E4.1R rol e-chain. The new rolling energy chain system from igus dramatically reduces noise and vibration. Integrated roller links have been added […]

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Linear carriage-to-go: assemble and disassemble igus® linear bearings unit in just one step

Published on: May 9, 2022

The new drylin® concept is easy to handle and saves a lot of time May 10, 2022 – The motion plastics specialist igus has introduced an exciting new approach for linear carriages — a clip mechanism that enables easy installation and removal from the linear guide in just a few seconds. Whether it’s building technology, […]

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igus® adds inch sizes to the interchangeable spherical bearing line for use in industry-standard housings

Published on: May 5, 2022

Self-lubricating igus iglide® JEM insert bearings now available for inner diameters of 1.0″, 1.5″, and 2″ May 4, 2022 – igus, a leading global manufacturer of engineered components to increase the service life of customers’ machines, has expanded its igubal® insert bearing line to include inner diameters sizes of 1.0″, 1.5″, and 2″. Until now, […]

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Energy and data combined in new igus® hybrid cable for SEW motors

Published on: May 3, 2022

New flexible chainflex® cable saves 40% space in e-chains® and ensures secure energy and data transmission May 03, 2022 – igus, a world leader in moving cable management, has expanded its range of hybrid cables with a new cable, especially for motors from SEW EURODRIVE with the MOVILINK DDI interface – the CF280 hybrid cable. […]

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A lot of performance in a little space: the new igus® slewing ring bearings are incredibly compact

Published on: April 28, 2022

The high-performing product line from igus is being expanded further with the self-lubricating and maintenance-free iglide® PRT-04 slewing ring bearing April 28, 2022 – igus, a leading global manufacturer of engineered components to increase the service life of customers’ machines, has expanded its PRT slewing ring bearing series with an incredibly compact slewing ring for […]

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igus® introduces new geometries and new materials to its FastLine service

Published on: April 27, 2022

Customized injection molded parts from igus delivered within 10-12 business days now available in 3 geometries and 28 materials April 27, 2022 – igus, the Germany-based manufacturer of motion plastics, announced it has expanded its in-house toolmaking department to include new geometries and new materials to its FastLine service. With the igus FastLine service, customers […]

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igus introduces self-lubricating belt-driven actuator designed for clean use in food technology

Published on: April 12, 2022

drylin® ZLW belt-driven actuator with FDA-compliant materials can be cleaned quickly and is maintenance-free thanks to tribopolymer technology from igus® April 12, 2022 – igus, the global manufacturer of engineered motion plastics, has introduced a maintenance-free belt-driven actuator specifically designed to improve sanitation in food manufacturing systems. The new drylin belt-driven actuator is based on […]

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New plastic bevel gears from igus® cover all angles for self-lubricating motion

Published on: April 8, 2022

Bevel gears made of high-performance plastics as a cost-effective and maintenance-free alternative to traditional metal solutions April 7, 2022 – igus, the global manufacturer of engineered motion plastics, has expanded its gear offering with bevel gears made of its iguform® S270 and igutek® P360 high-performance plastics. These abrasion-resistant, self-lubricating gears are a lightweight and maintenance-free […]

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igus® polymer technology helps stroke patients to rehabilitate during physiotherapy

Published on: April 6, 2022

drylin® linear systems and iglide® plain bearings from igus provide lubrication and maintenance free adjustment of advanced robotic exoskeleton for stroke patients April 5, 2022 – Many stroke patients worldwide suffer from hemiplegia (partial paralysis). Exoskeletons such as Harmony from Harmonic Bionics can help rebuild the nerve tracts in arms and shoulders. In order to […]

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