What happens in our test laboratory?

Andreas Muckes | 13. May 2020

We at igus are very proud to have the largest test laboratory for moving cables with an area of 3,800 m². It is not only our customers who benefit from this. We, too, appreciate this opportunity and can therefore draw on the full potential. Today we want to show what exactly happens in our test […]


Single Pair Ethernet – a flash in the pan or a revolution?

Andreas Muckes | 11. May 2020

About 4 years ago, companies wrote the information “Industry 4.0” on just about everything. Every magazine, every website and every advertising mail used this term. It seems to be similar with the three letter term SPE (Single Pair Ethernet). Apparently everyone is talking about SPE and it feels a bit like a trend. But does […]


readycable in RBGs

Quality products in continuous use – igus readycable with industrial plug-in connectors from HARTING supply storage and retrieval units

Markus Hueffel | 11. May 2020

In tropical conditions or even in deep freezers – a high availability of the storage and retrieval units is indispensable with a throughput of up to 30 double cycles per hour. Together with plug-in connectors from Harting, harnessed energy supply systems from igus ensure permanent availability for vertical movements in modular warehousing and logistics systems.


What is a medium voltage cable?

Sascha Mais | 8. May 2020

Everyone has already heard the term high-voltage cable and knows how to classify it. But what is a medium-voltage cable? Where is it used and what are the special features? Answers to these questions can be found in the following article What is medium-voltage cable? The term medium voltage is used in electrical engineering for […]


What is a BUS?

Max Herrmann | 7. May 2020

When people think of the term “bus”, most of them immediately think of a school bus or public transport bus. But in our case this has nothing to do with the vehicle. BUS is an abbreviation that stands for “Binary Unit System”. A “Binary Unit System” serves to transfer data between participants in a network. […]