low cost automation
The second round of the igus competition for automation solutions with rapid return on investment is underway March 30, 2022 – igus, the Germany-based manufacturer of engineered motion plastics, will present the 2022 ROIBOT Award for the most creative applications with low-cost automation (LCA) and robotics systems. The top three projects that best optimize return […]
Using a model that blends aspects of technology, agriculture and science, Living Greens Farms is setting a template for the future of farming. With the addition of a new grow room in 2019, Living Greens Farm raised the total space of its aeroponic farm to 60,000 square feet.
New solution gives UR and robolink units dramatically increased action radius September 16, 2020 – igus now offers a ready-to-connect 7th axis that will allow a robot to move over a distance several meters and includes a maintenance-free drylin ZLW toothed belt axis with a corresponding adapter plate, switch cabinet, cables, and software integration. For […]
Fast entry into Low Cost Automation using a digital twin in intuitive robot control May 13, 2020 – igus has developed control software for its Low Cost Automation solutions that allows users to easily program their robots. igus robot control is available online, free of charge, and offers the user an easy introduction to automation. […]
D3 and D1 dryve motor control systems from igus ensure a speedy start-up of linear and rotational systems April 1, 2020 – igus has developed two new cost-effective and easy-to-operate control systems so that users from all areas of industry can quickly start up their motorized drylin® E drive axes. The D3 dryve controls simple […]
Hook-and-loop mounting brackets combined with superior triflex® R plastic cable carrier keep cables, human workers safe February 11, 2020 – Large and mid-sized corporations alike are becoming more interested in automating tedious and repetitive tasks. We are still quite far, though, from fully automated processes and manufacturing and assembly still require some human interaction. It […]
Self-lubricating tribo-polymers ensure the reliable operation of vertical farming systems February 6, 2020 – igus plays a major role in the cost-efficient and reliable operation of products used in vertical farming, which is a rapidly growing and promising alternative to conventional methods to produce food for the fast-growing world population. Self-lubricating tribo-polymers from igus, the […]