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Developing a multifunctional, long-arm gripper

Published on: December 6, 2022

Gripper automatically packs manufactured components with three fingers, places them in boxes and places a layer of protective cardboard over them using a vacuum gripper.

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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 […]

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igus Places a Strategic Bet on Low-Cost Robotics

Published on: September 29, 2022

From inexpensive robots to a marketplace of robots and robotics components, the bearings and cable company had entered the low-cost automation market.

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GMG develops new robot grippers with plastic plain bearings from igus

Published on: September 8, 2022

Lifting a component into a shipping carton with three fingers, then placing cardboard over it for protection with a vacuum gripper: for this automation process, the Gesellschaft für modulare Greifersysteme (GMG) from Soest has developed a multifunctional long arm gripper – with the human hand as a model. How do plastic plain bearings from igus […]

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Getting a Grip on Automation – Demand for Robotics Gains Steam

Published on: July 28, 2022

One of the primary drivers of the increased use of automation is the lower cost of robotic solutions. While some manufacturers might still be spooked by cost, automation doesn’t have to break the bank.

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A robot is the cook here: How a Canadian start-up is re-thinking gastronomy

Published on: July 7, 2022

Roboeatz is revolutionizing the food service industry by relying entirely on igus motion plastics, which require no lubrication or maintenance.  The Canadian start-up Roboeatz has developed a kitchen where a robot is the only cook! The robot chef quickly and efficiently makes a wide range of dishes from fresh ingredients. In developing this unique robot cell […]

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Belgian traditional house provides tourist attraction with low-cost automation from RBTX

Published on: July 7, 2022

Who says automation has to be expensive? In Bruges, Belgium, the chocolate shop Roose’s Chocolate World has a robot called Chocomatic built at a bargain price. It packs chocolates in front of customers. A robolink® robot from igus® is used, which moves on a seventh axis. A customer enters Roose’s Chocolate World at Havenstraat 1 in Bruges. […]

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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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7th axis quickly extends range for robots

Published on: September 16, 2020

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 […]

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