Linear axes without lubricant – is that possible?

Thomas Urbach | 26. February 2020

A wide variety of systems are available on the market for linear drive technology. Many of these are usually equipped with recirculating ball bearing systems to enable linear or translatory movements of the linear carriages or for positioning tasks.

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Hardness test for the latest P4 generation

Jens Göbel | 24. February 2020

Since the end of 2015, the new igus P41.80Ri rol e-chain with integrated iglidur plain bearings has been in service on the gigantic EMO B.V. ship-to-shore cranes in Rotterdam, one of the largest bulk cargo handling ports in Western Europe. With a trolley drive of over 100m, a travel speed of up to 4m/sec and over 50kg/m fill weight, it is one of the most demanding energy chain applications in the harbour crane sector.

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Guarantee on energy chains and cables

Marco Thull | 19. February 2020

Calculate guaranteed service life online igus has been offering a guarantee on cables from the chainflex product range since 2015. By doing so, igus was and is still the only supplier of highly flexible cables for movement, who offers a guarantee. Various customers have already made use of this service and increased the security of […]

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Identify cables in the medical device

Ulf Hottung | 11. February 2020

Just a small detail and hopefully never important… The traceability of igus chainflex cables. Just a small detail and hopefully never important… The traceability of igus chainflex cables. EVERY igus chainflex cable is provided with a code on its jacket as in the following picture, which shows the manufacturing plant AND batch, the production date […]

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