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Goodbye to space problems: how to guide cables in limited installation spaces

Marco Thull | 1. September 2020

Guide cables and hoses safely in limited installation space without rapid fatigue fractures that lead to expensive downtime: an ultimate discipline! The possibilities offered by compact energy chains and highly flexible cables. Building a house in the country, on a 1,000m2 plot: no problem. It gets trickier in a 200m2 small gap in a big […]


Goliath the Printer: this 3D printer is as big as a room

pwirth | 31. August 2020

Everything except the small: students Robina and Chris’ 3D printer has a 2 x 2 x 2 metre installation space. We are enthusiastic about the 3D Goliath – and support the young industrial designers with free equipment. We all know about home 3D printers, compact devices no bigger than a microwave oven that print plastic gadgets […]


Scara cable solution: From the idea to the product Episode 4

Marius Glaue | 28. August 2020

Crash already during warm-up To stay with the comparison with motor sports, one can say that our suspension broke in the 1st lap. For those who haven’t seen the video from Scara cable solution blog Episode 3, here’s the link (go to the video) The video shows the first test metres, but unfortunately the whole […]


Often underestimated and ignored. How industrial noise can be reduced by igus® products

Marius Glaue | 26. August 2020

Around one million people in Europe suffer from industrial noise – not just annoying, but a health hazard. Here you can find out what you can do to at least reduce the noise level of an e-chain. After all, one aspect of igus product development is to make the e-chains quieter.   Alongside cars, airplanes […]


Energieketten für lange Verfahrwege

Mount energy chain systems of up to 100 metres with little effort

Beke Nieszytka | 18. August 2020

Imagine an energy supply system with a length of 80 metres. How can such a chain be transported fully functional, undamaged and – considering the weight involved – easily and safely to the plant and assembled there with little effort?