Tensile strength test report of robolink® wires

Martin Raak | 26. January 2012

robolink® wires were tested for tensile strength on the ZWICK tractor (nominal tensile strength > 3600 N).The nipple connection was fixed with different adhesives (see installation instructions for the wires). The experiments were carried out at room temperature and at 80°C.          Wire with brass nipples  Section of the mounted nipple Test […]

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igus® 4 DOF arm with drive unit in use

Martin Raak | 9. January 2012

Polytechnico di Torino in Italy uses a robolink® 4-axis arm with drive unit and angle sensors. Movement with voice control 0 0

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What options are available in triflex® R and what are the advantages of each?

Armin Gellweiler | 5. January 2012

    TRC versionThe TRC version has an enclosed design – cables and hoses are protected from damage through external factors such as chips or welding spatter. The following sizes are available: TRC.30.050.0TRC.40.058.0TRC.60.087.0TRC.70.110.0TRC.85.135.0TRC.100.145.0TRC.125.182.0 (*)   TRE versionThe TRE version has an “open design” with the igus® easy chain® system. Cables and hoses can be later […]

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Why triflex® R and no protective hoses …

Armin Gellweiler | 2. January 2012

The triflex® R energy supply system was developed for sophisticated robotic applications and compared to the protective hose, offers the following technical advantages.   1. Defined minimum bending radius Each triflex® R chain link has a stable circumferential bending radii stop. This ensures that the minimum bending radius of cables/hoses doesn’t fall short and the […]

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