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Energy chains

20 years igus rol e-chains

Jens Göbel | 17. March 2020

In 1999 a mile stone was set for igus with the installation of the first igus rol e-chain for a 130m crane travel at a river port in Germany. The integration of roller into the side part of the chain link helped to significantly reduce the coefficient of friction and therefore the energy needed to […]

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How can chain-compatible cables extend service intervals?

Beke Nieszytka | 1. October 2019

At some point, you have certainly had to deal with a loose contact. It may have been at home when you were ironing clothes or using your drill.

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What are initiator cables and where are they used?

Beke Nieszytka | 16. September 2019

Initiator cables, also referred to as sensor/actuator cables, connect control units and different sensors, or, in the case of reversal of the measurement principle, actuators.

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What are the advantages of optimising a moving application?

Beke Nieszytka | 3. September 2019

There are different solutions for making sure an assembly can be handled in a modular way or is reliable in use.

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What is productivity and how can you increase it?

Beke Nieszytka | 27. August 2019

Productivity describes the relation of the use of production factors (= input) and the production result (=output). A simple formula describes it as follows: Productivity = output / input

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