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Energy supply

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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Smart retro-fitting made easy … with complete sets from smart plastics that can be ordered online

Richard Habering | 12. November 2021

“Condition monitoring”, “predictive maintenance”, “Internet of Things” … It can all make your head spin. A ready-to-install smart plastics complete set including simple step-by-step instructions allows you to get started relatively quickly in networked production. Recently, it has become very easy to configure them in the igus online shop and order them directly online.

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autoglide 5 update

Christian Strauch | 10. November 2021

autoglide 5, the energy chain for long distances that does not require a guide trough. I introduced this special energy chain about 18 months ago. Lots has happened since then. We have refined the chain: 1. New sizes have been added. In addition to the series 2400.07 with the relevant radius, this type was completed […]

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Fast AND smart: the micro flizz safely guides energy, data and media … even in the Industrial Internet of Things.

Richard Habering | 5. November 2021

Guiding energy, data and media in the tightest of spaces at high speeds is a major challenge for many users, such as those working in intralogistics. The igus micro flizz offers a compact energy supply system for travels of up to 100 metres. If the user wants to monitor his bus cable's transmission characteristics, igus now offers the intelligent CF.D system. It monitors the cable's data transmission characteristics predictively and warns of failure in good time.

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How electric sliding gates become more reliable

pwirth | 11. October 2021

Defects on electric sliding gates are annoying. They waste time and generate costs – for example when lorries can no longer enter the company premises. microflizz – an energy supply system from igus that has won the iF Design Award – ensures greater reliability. In this post, I'll show you the benefits of the system.

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