igus now a Strategic Partner with first U.S. facility for industrial knowledge transfer April 4, 2022 – igus, the Germany-based manufacturer of motion plastics, announced it has been named a strategic technology partner of the Smart Factory Institute in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The first of its kind in the United States, the Smart Factory Institute is […]
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 […]
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.
High speeds on long travels are special challenges for energy chain systems on machines and plants. Therefore, igus has now developed a new glide bar made of high-performance plastics with a five times longer service life. To monitor the wear-resistant rail, users now have the smart plastics EC.T sensor. This provides regular information about the condition of the rail and sends important technical information to the maintenance engineer in good time.