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igus e-chain stays at the highest cleanroom class even after 60 million double cycles

Published on: December 5, 2022

e-skin flat cable carrier: igus proves abrasion resistance with the first industry test of its kind 5 December 2022 – igus®, the world leader in motion plastics and moving cable management systems, announced that its e-skin® flat cleanroom-compatible e-chain® systems still qualify for the highest cleanroom class even after 1.5 years of continuous use and […]


Quick access to a customized interface with the new igus online shop for Module Connect

Published on: November 30, 2022

180 individual parts offer new configuration options for cable carrier connections 30 November 2022 – igus®, the Germany-based manufacturer of motion plastics, announced it has developed Module Connect, a space-saving plug-in connector for connecting electric cables, fiber optic cables, and pneumatic hoses. Module Connect is used primarily wherever multiple cables are connected in e-chain® cable […]


igus makes it easier for industrial companies to get started with the Internet of Things

Published on: November 29, 2022

smart plastics specialist igus is a new member of the Berlin-based IoT Use Case expert network 29 November 2022 – The Internet of Things has a growth potential of trillions of dollars. But many industrial companies are having difficulty digitalizing their processes. As a new Berlin-based IoT Use Case expert network member, igus® explains how […]


RBTX Online Marketplace 2.0: Low-Cost Automation is now even easier

Published on: November 28, 2022

The intuitive design offers users an immediate overview of the right components and more than 100 cost-effective automation solutions 28 November 2022 – igus®, the leading global manufacturer of engineered components to increase the service life of customers’ machines, introduced Robotics Marketplace 2.0. The newly designed platform includes enhancements and additional features that make it […]


New compact igus cables guarantee 100 million cycles – more than any other cable in the world

Published on: November 21, 2022

chainflex CF98.PLUS and CF99.PLUS cables allow a sustainable machine concept with the smallest bend radii November 21, 2022 – igus® is continuously improving to optimize customers’ moving applications. The specialist for moving cables has now refined its successful chainflex® control cable series. The CF98.PLUS and CF99.PLUS are the only cables on the market that are […]


A well-rounded thing: igus develops ball bearings made of recycled plastic

Published on: November 15, 2022

The plastics specialist presents a green recycling variant of the proven xiros deep groove ball bearing November 15, 2022 – igus®, the Germany-based manufacturer of motion plastics, announced the company has taken a further step towards sustainable plastic production. The company uses scrap produced from the injection molding process of its high-performance plastic xirodur® B180 […]


Cost-effective labeling robot wins the 2022 ROIBOT Award from igus

Published on: October 27, 2022

A return on investment of 16 to 24 months and a zero error rate convinced the expert jury of the robotics competition October 27, 2022 – Worldwide, robots are being used in an increasing number of industries. Simple, cost-effective automation solutions have become necessary for small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) as well as large industrial […]


Electric vehicle wall boxes: no more tangled cables

Published on: October 26, 2022

igus presents design study for automatic and compact cable retraction system October 26, 2022 – One quick tug and the power cable rolls up: with the e-tract® 2.0 automated retraction system, igus® wants to make charging on wall boxes more convenient for e-car owners. The unique feature is an ingenious interplay of two guide rollers, […]


Innovatively driving the circular economy forward: igus launches its new “Chainge” recycling platform

Published on: October 25, 2022

The platform is used not only to recycle old e-chain cable carriers and other technical plastics but also to buy recycled material October 25, 2022 – Don’t dispose of old cable carriers as industrial waste – let igus® recycle them. Customer feedback on the “Chainge” recycling initiative, launched in 2019, is so positive that igus […]


2023 manus awards: igus is once again looking for innovative plastic bearing and linear motion applications

Published on: October 18, 2022

igus announces its eleventh biannual manus awards for the most creative, economical, and sustainable applications of its polymer, plain and linear technology October 18, 2022 – The global leader in motion plastics, igus®, is now accepting submissions for the 2023 manus awards, which the plastics specialist has been initiating every two years for 20 years. […]