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Buy chainflex quality sustainably AND cost-effectively? That works!

igu-blog-adm | 8. June 2022

Nowadays, it is all about avoiding waste. The oceans are heavily polluted, the “Pacific garbage vortex” is about 4.5 times as large as Germany. The “zero waste” philosophy is gaining more and more attention especially in the food sector. We at igus have also set ourselves the goal of buildings and production becoming CO2-neutral by […]

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Who wears shoes made of lead?

igu-blog-adm | 24. February 2022

The TV commercial for the Soda Streamer presents it perfectly. Who wants to carry anything heavy nowadays? One of the things using PET bottles as an alternative to glass bottles aims at is weight. The sustainability of the two solutions will be discussed at a later time. “The fact is that it takes energy to […]

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Can fibre optic cable be the solution for small bend radii?

igu-blog-adm | 23. February 2022

Industry 4.0 has now found its way into very many applications. Data is collected at a wide variety of points and must be conveyed to the control system. Used here among other things are our chainflex cables. But when is fibre optic cable the right solution? And can fibre optic cable be used with small […]

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ASI bus cables and Christmas lights

igu-blog-adm | 20. December 2021

We discussed bus cables in another article. Today we will focus specifically on the topic of ASI bus cables and show what they have in common with Christmas lighting. What is ASI bus? ASI stands for actuator sensor interface. Interface, of course, is a kind of coupling point. The interface is used to connect sensors […]

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Hybrid energy chain YE.1

igu-blog-adm | 12. November 2021

Our YE.1 hybrid chain, an energy chain made of plastic and steel, is available in three sizes (YE.42 – inner height 42mm, YE.56 – inner height 56mm, YEHD.108 – inner height 108mm) and is used especially frequently where long unsupported lengths are required. An example: our E4.42 plastic energy chain achieves a maximum unsupported length […]

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