20 years igus rol e-chains

Jens Göbel | 17. March 2020

In 1999 a mile stone was set for igus with the installation of the first igus rol e-chain for a 130m crane travel at a river port in Germany. The integration of roller into the side part of the chain link helped to significantly reduce the coefficient of friction and therefore the energy needed to […]

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What are initiator cables and where are they used?

Beke Nieszytka | 16. September 2019

Initiator cables, also referred to as sensor/actuator cables, connect control units and different sensors, or, in the case of reversal of the measurement principle, actuators.

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What is productivity and how can you increase it?

Beke Nieszytka | 27. August 2019

Productivity describes the relation of the use of production factors (= input) and the production result (=output). A simple formula describes it as follows: Productivity = output / input

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Seal for plain bearings: What are the approaches available?

Uwe Sund | 5. August 2019

Too much dirt in the bearing? Basically, many plain bearings – depending on the type – are much less sensitive to dirt than rolling bearings. But as it often happens, if it’s too much, it’s too much. At the latest when the entire bearing clearance is filled with dirt, no one is wondering about problems. […]

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igus service around the world – motion plastics at the 15th Indian Motor Show in Delhi

Sebastian Bloechl | 27. March 2020

A trade show is always a very special event. Where else can you exchange views with customers, present news and introduce our company with all our motion plastics in such detail? The Indian automotive show is one of the most lively and impressive trade shows. Here, we meet local contact persons, interested parties and customers […]

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Find harnessed cables online – with guaranteed service life

Beke Nieszytka | 3. December 2019

As machine designer, you are planning a new application which requires a suitable harnessed cable. You can choose between a variety of motor producers, such as Siemens, Lenze, SEW, Bosch Rexroth, Beckhoff, B&R, Kollmorgen, Berger Lahr, Heidenhain, Fanuc, Festo and many more.

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No need to try tilting the problem of no maintenance.

Christian Strauch | 8. November 2019

With igus non-maintenance-products you got the answer: It is nothing new! With the ever-increasing Internet trade and associated parcel and post traffic, the requirement for corresponding automatic sorting systems such as the Tilt Tray Sorter are growing. The Tilt Tray Sorter is a kind of conveyor belt with attached tabs. While the sorting process or […]

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Ultimaker S5 printer with iglidur I180 filament from igus gmbh

Ultimaker and igus – leading 3D printers meet iglidur high-performance filaments

Dirk Zacharias | 10. October 2019

Cooperation means reaching common goals faster and improving products and services. This creates enthusiasm with customers and strengthens the own image and market position. Offering customers simple solutions and inspiring them is the goal of the cooperation between Ultimaker and igus. The K 2019 Fair in Düsseldorf – visit us from 16 – 23 October […]

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