robolink at HMI 2012, new catalog

Martin Raak | 21. May 2012

Why no new blog entries for the recent weeks? We have focused all our efforts on our trade show exhibit at HMI 2012. The results are 2 new trade show displays, both using angle sensors and SPS programming – the first truly operational pick&place application. 2 short videos can now be seen here.     […]


robolink at INNOROBO in Lyon (Fr)

Martin Raak | 18. May 2012

We presented our construction kit at INNOROBO from 14 March to 16 March. We would like to thank the many visitors who expressed their interest. EURONEWS has a report about INNOROBO (4 min’s): Vote Up +0 Vote Down -0You already voted!


Connection hall sensor SS443A

Martin Raak | 15. March 2012

The hall sensor Honeywell SS443A has an open collector output.Switching a load or PLC requires a relay or optocoupler according to the following wiring diagram. The protective diode is necessary in the relay circuit.Due to the low response times, we recommend the use of optocouplers (e.g. Weidmüller 8950760000).   Vote Up +0 Vote Down -0You […]


Feedthrough of draw wires

Martin Raak | 27. February 2012

For the series connection of joints, the 4 draw wires of the second (or upper) joint should be conducted through the first (or lower) joint. This feedthrough must be done in such a way that a movement of the lower joint does not alter the wire lengths of the feedthrough, which means Bowden cables are […]


igus® robolink® with pneumatic gripper

Martin Raak | 7. February 2012

We build demonstration plants time and again for our own trade shows and of course for our igus® subsidiaries all over the world. Such systems are then shown, for example at the Hannover Messe or Motek, as well as in many smaller or the so-called house shows of customers.For some time we’ve been equipping our […]