Should your warehouse invest in robotics in 2021?

Adriana Glazer | 27. May 2021

Investing in automation or robotics to reduce costs and increase production is more in demand than ever in today’s market. Yet many companies face a variety of growing pains when trying to automate business processes. Especially if they are stuck in their habits. In this article, you will learn what challenges you should expect in […]

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What is FastConnect?

Katharina Esch | 26. May 2021

In almost all industries, it is important to use systems that work simply, quickly and reliably. Just like Profinet FastConnect. In today’s article, I will tell you what this technology is all about. Time is money Time is an important commodity. And that is not all. Because time simply costs money. It’s not for nothing […]

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Interview: Maintenance-free solutions for knife edges in conveyor belts

Marc Preinesberger | 25. May 2021

In this interview, Lars Braun (igus industry manager for the packaging industry) talks about how value engineering and the packaging, food and beverage industries influence product development at igus.

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i.Cee für vorbeugende Instandhaltung in Portallösungen

i.Cee Dashboard: preventive maintenance that you can touch … LIVE and in colour

Richard Habering | 21. May 2021

Very often, the utility of preventive measures such as forward-looking risk minimisation and preventive maintenance is not easy to see without a specific example case. Such cases are normally provided with theoretical insights or alternative use cases. To make it clear for smart plastics, we have spared no expense in preparing a real-life test case.

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An endurance runner, even under water: the xiros polymer ball bearing

Patrick Czaja | 19. May 2021

The most environmentally friendly way to dive is to use flippers. But if you find that too taxing and prefer a certain level of convenience, you can use a pedal-powered submersible. The French adventurer Stephane Rousson, who once crossed the English Channel with a pedal-powered airship, has developed one. “Scubs_x0002_ter“ is the name he gave […]

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