Tensile strength test report of robolink® wires

Martin Raak | 26. January 2012

robolink® wires were tested for tensile strength on the ZWICK tractor (nominal tensile strength > 3600 N).The nipple connection was fixed with different adhesives (see installation instructions for the wires). The experiments were carried out at room temperature and at 80°C.          Wire with brass nipples  Section of the mounted nipple Test […]


igus® 4 DOF arm with drive unit in use

Martin Raak | 9. January 2012

Polytechnico di Torino in Italy uses a robolink® 4-axis arm with drive unit and angle sensors. Movement with voice control Vote Up +0 Vote Down -0You already voted!


What options are available in triflex® R and what are the advantages of each?

Armin Gellweiler | 5. January 2012

    TRC versionThe TRC version has an enclosed design – cables and hoses are protected from damage through external factors such as chips or welding spatter. The following sizes are available: TRC.30.050.0TRC.40.058.0TRC.60.087.0TRC.70.110.0TRC.85.135.0TRC.100.145.0TRC.125.182.0 (*)   TRE versionThe TRE version has an “open design” with the igus® easy chain® system. Cables and hoses can be later […]


Why triflex® R and no protective hoses …

Armin Gellweiler | 2. January 2012

The triflex® R energy supply system was developed for sophisticated robotic applications and compared to the protective hose, offers the following technical advantages.   1. Defined minimum bending radius Each triflex® R chain link has a stable circumferential bending radii stop. This ensures that the minimum bending radius of cables/hoses doesn’t fall short and the […]


Robot “Flash” in London Science Museum

Martin Raak | 22. December 2011

Wroclaw University of Technology (Poland) has equipped its robot “Flash” now with the latest version of robolink® arms. Whereas only one arm was mounted in the first version, now both arms are used. The robot was unveiled in this version for the first time at the Robotville Festival in the London Science Museum in early […]