In today’s increasingly globalised world, service is often a nuisance for everyone. You have a problem with a household appliance, perhaps an oven, and you have specifically chosen a German brand. Luckily, the instructions also include a flyer with service numbers for each country. But when you enter the number into your phone, you always […]
The industrial metaverse is like a digital parallel universe where people from all over the world work together as avatars – faster, more efficiently, and in a more environmentally friendly manner than in the real world. But what does it mean in concrete terms for our economy? Imagine you are Robert Müller, an engineer working […]
Today I would like to introduce a topic that is often overlooked or not taken seriously, but can have a significant impact on the success of your business: professional energy chain installation. Whether you run a small manufacturing operation or manage a medium-sized facility, investing in the right expertise for your energy chain systems can […]
Airports rely on gangways to allow passengers to board and disembark conveniently. If the gangways fail, getting into the aircraft is much more difficult. One way to prevent gangway disruptions is to use igus e-chains and i.Sense EC.P condition monitoring.
One day after the trade show It happened near the beginning of the Hannover Messe, not all that long ago. They say that sometimes the best ideas come from a mix of nonsense and a little alcohol. Something like that must have been in play when the idea for the TRX emerged. Two exhausted, thirsty […]
Defective conveyor belts in washing facilities repeatedly lead to expensive damage and breakdowns. So more and more companies are switching to sensor-supported, networked igus e-chains as part of a modernisation effort.
Technical plastics Technical plastics are a subgroup of thermoplastics that differs from standard plastics, high-performance plastics, and functional plastics in terms of properties and price (1). They are used for many applications including bearings, rollers, wheels, seals, and moulded parts (2). Examples of technical plastics include polyvinyl chloride (PVC), polyamide (PA), polyoxymethylene (POM), polycarbonate (PC), […]
The igus Chainge program is a recycling program (post-consumer recycling or post-industrial recycling) for energy supply systems and energy chains. The program enables customers to recycle their old energy chains in exchange for a voucher. The old energy supply systems and energy chains are sent to igus, where the plastic material is separated and shredded […]