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Service life extension made easy: just three online steps to your smart e-chain

Published on: March 3, 2023

Equip e-chain cable carriers directly with smart condition monitoring in the igus online configurator and avoid unnecessarily early replacement 6 March 2023 – igus®, the motion plastics specialist, now offers a wide range of online tools to streamline assembling ready-to-connect e-chain® cable carrier systems in just a few steps.  The tools include the “e-chain expert,” […]


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 […]


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. […]


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 […]


Leading the way in Industry 4.0: igus® named a Smart Factory Institute Strategic Technology Partner

Published on: April 4, 2022

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 […]


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 […]


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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Fast and safe in Industry 4.0: with smart igus energy supply on long travels

Published on: July 1, 2019

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.