March 2021 – igus Blog

Condition monitoring is synonymous with i.Sense at igus

Richard Habering | 31. March 2021

In this particular case, I will focus on the concept of condition monitoring. This technology at igus is called i.Sense and is derived from sensing/feeling. We found the name quite appropriate, as condition monitoring has exactly this function: the sensing of malfunctions.

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Condition monitoring of linear robots

Richard Habering | 26. March 2021

This or something similar must have happened between Güdel and igus at one of the earlier Hannover Messe events. It was decided, probably along with a handshake, to feed the condition monitoring system from Güdel with the data from the condition monitoring system from igus (i.Sense).

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You don’t play with water! Or do you?

Patrick Czaja | 25. March 2021

Warm summer evenings, starry skies and marvelling at a choreography with colourful water fountains and walls supported by music – a great feeling. However, there is quite a bit of technology behind this breathtaking light and water show. If there is a technical error or even a defect in the components, the choreography can quickly […]

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Bus cables for long travels and the alternatives

igu-blog-adm | 24. March 2021

Today I would like to tell you about a customer visit in recent weeks that prompted me to write today’s blog article. This is about the topic of bus cables with long travels. The customer builds systems for processing foam materials. Amongst other things, this is about material handling between the various processing steps. These […]

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How to improve the chain magazine with plain bearings?

Volker Beissel | 24. March 2021

Wherever precision in the µ range is required in the machine tool, plain bearings made of plastic reach their limits. However, in places where this is not the case, they can reduce costs and minimise maintenance. A typical place where our plain bearings show their full strength is in chain magazines of tool changing systems. […]

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