January 2022 – igus Blog

Conductor line retrofit with autoglide 5

Christian Strauch | 26. January 2022

Storage and retrieval units are often in use for more than 20 years. In the meantime, the units, like all machines, are regularly maintained, inspected, repaired and cleaned in a more or less fixed cycle whereby an electrical or mechanical retrofit is sometimes necessary. The conductor line in the aisle is an important part of […]

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Ball bearings for high-temperature applications – xirodur® A500

Patrick Czaja | 20. January 2022

With the market launch in 2007, igus achieved a milestone with the in-house material xirodur A500 for plastic ball bearings. This is because ball bearings made of this material have the specification of perfect functioning both at very high temperatures and in applications in chemical environments. Our ball bearings come without a drop of lubricating […]

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The 6 best energy chain systems for virtually all applications

jhang | 20. January 2022

Are you looking for a suitable energy chain for your application, but having a hard time finding the right product? Then you are exactly at the right place! In this article, we have compiled for you the 6 best energy chain systems with which you can successfully implement 90% of all applications. We evaluated them […]

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Intelligent push/pull force monitoring of energy chains: What to do when the i.Sense EC.P is triggered?

Richard Habering | 17. January 2022

Today we want to look at the operational application of smart plastics’ intelligent push/pull force monitoring. More specifically, ask the question, What to do if i.Sense EC.P has triggered once? What measures are then to be carried out to quickly reactivate the system again?

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Plastic ball bearings provide visibility at night

Patrick Czaja | 11. January 2022

Night vision devices are mostly associated with types of binoculars that enable as well as enhance visual perception in the dark. They are used by the military or police, security services, but especially by hunters or naturalists. It doesn’t always have to be the familiar binocular shape. Developers always adapt to the different environments so […]

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