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Medikamenten-Handling in der Apotheke

What requirements do energy chains encounter in automatic medication handling applications?

Beke Nieszytka | 25. March 2020

Harnessed energy chains in automatic medication picking systems face special requirements.


What systems does igus offer for the machine tool’s X-axis?

Volker Beissel | 25. March 2020

In large machines, the X-axis is always a particularly great challenge. All supply lines the machine requires run through this e-chain, which can be very long. That is why reliability is especially important here. Because each machine tool is unique, we always try to find the best solution for the application in question.   The […]


What a compact cable guidance system on an indoor crane looks like

Jens Göbel | 25. March 2020

What specific advantages does the energy chain have over the classical festooning or cable trolley system in an indoor crane? Increased interior range without obstacles. Unexcelled distances under the entire crane girder. Low chain system installation space necessary on the crane. No cables dangling from the crane girder – greater storage space. Small clearance between the hook and the wall. Longer cable service life. Operating and maintenance costs lower than those of festooning or a cable trolley system. Less susceptibility to errors. No components that require regular lubrication.


Optimised solution for vertical energy supply

Christian Strauch | 24. March 2020

Guidelite ECO: Part 1 For vertical energy supply in intralogistics such as storage and retrieval units, lifters and other lifts, the energy chain is still preferred to the busbar system. The travel or stroke lengths are generally less than 50 metres – usually much less. The question is this: which costs less? Busbar system or […]


The energy chain in the lane – Part 3

Christian Strauch | 18. March 2020

autoglide 5: Scope of delivery The autoglide 5 is a brand new product from igus. It is unclear to what extent the chain is offered. But at the moment we are working on being able to offer the complete package. That means: The autoglide 5 as such: Energy chain type 2400.07.075.0 with autoglide crossbars on […]