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Even more safety on long distances with new i.Sense EC.B cable sensor for e-chains from igus

Published on: August 31, 2022

Two for one: Condition monitoring for chain lengths of over 35 meters is now possible with just one sensor 31 August 2022 – igus®, a world leader in motion plastics and moving cable management systems, has introduced the i.Sense EC.B – a smart condition monitoring system for breakage detection on e-chain® cable carriers over 35 […]

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STS container cranes: fit for the future thanks to the new igus heavy-duty rol e-chain

Published on: August 17, 2022

P4HD.56.R: suitable for long travels, high speeds, heavy cable loads, and Industry 4.0 17 AUGUST 2022 – igus®, the world leader in motion plastics and moving cable management systems, has introduced the rol e-chain® P4HD.56.R – a new heavy-duty energy chain cable carrier designed for long travels, high speeds, heavy cable loads, and Industry 4.0. […]

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igus expert scheduled to speak at IMTS

Published on: August 15, 2022

Intelligent monitoring as a solution for unplanned downtime to be focus of talk 15 AUGUST 2022 – Michael Patterson, igus® smart plastics industry manager, will be a guest speaker at the International Manufacturing Technology Show in September. Patterson will be sharing his insights on intelligent monitoring at the conference on Monday, September 12. Avoid Unplanned […]

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Flexibility meets safety: first monitoring system for robotic cable carriers from igus

Published on: July 19, 2022

New i.Sense TR.B sensor enables condition monitoring for triflex R cable carriers in multi-dimensional applications 19 July 2022 – igus®, a leading global manufacturer of engineered components to increase the service life of customers’ machines, introduced i.Sense TR.B, the world’s first breakage monitoring system for multi-axis cable carriers. Robots have long been an indispensable part […]

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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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Small investment with a big effect: new contactless monitoring of igus® cables in e-chains

Published on: December 9, 2021

i.Sense CF.D sensors use high-frequency technology to detect defects in bus and data cables, preventing expensive system downtimes. December 9, 2021  – igus®, one of the worldwide leaders in predictive maintenance, has introduced the latest generation of monitoring sensors that check the electrical condition of chainflex® cables in e-chain systems without contact or intervention in […]

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Wanted: Unique projects with energy supply systems

Published on: November 10, 2021

The vector award for the best e-chain® applications is entering its eighth round – and applications will be accepted until February 11, 2022 They rotate by 7,000 degrees, travel at speeds of up to 10 meters per second and move three-dimensionally like snakes: e-chain® cable carriers made of high-performance plastics. Every two years, a panel […]

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igus unveils new sensor for predictive maintenance

Published on: July 15, 2021

i.Cee:local sensor predicts the service life of machinery and equipment, making maintenance efficient and predictable July 15, 2021 – igus has developed a sensor for its smart plastics software that calculates the remaining service life of energy chains, cables, linear guides and plain bearings during operation. The i.cee:local sensor from igus optimizes the life of […]

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Igus Turns Bearings, Cables and Energy Chains into Smart Plastics

Published on: August 2, 2019

Igus has created a system of data collection to monitor machine equipment with the goal of reducing downtime with a communication module connected to the company’s IT.

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