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Energy supply

The world of aviation standards – an overview

Florian Schiller | 4. October 2021

Aviation has fascinated people for many decades and has developed rapidly during this time. Keywords here include flying at supersonic speeds, synthetic fuel and autonomous flight. However, there is one crucial guiding principle that defines the industry across all issues and times: passenger safety. Since passenger safety is always the top priority when flying, a […]

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Energy chain or busbar system

Christian Strauch | 30. September 2021

There are 2 approaches to vertical energy supply systems on storage and retrieval units or lifters (shuttles): >Energy chain or the conductor cable. < Both systems are rated differently by leading manufacturers of these systems. Very often it is technical reasons that speak for the energy chain. Sometimes it is the price that decides one […]

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The chainflex cables can be bent kinked!
What is the bending factor?

igu-blog-adm | 7. September 2021

It is likely that everyone has taken a spoon from the kitchen at one time or another and started bending it. The first time I bent a spoon, I looked confused when I couldn’t bend it back the right way. So I did the only “logical” thing for a little boy and made sure my […]

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Six highlights that started as igus NEWS

Volker Beissel | 10. August 2021

In 2021, we will again introduce you to 168 new products. Not all of our new products make a big splash or even make it into our catalogue range. But a few highlights from various industries did. Today I will give you a preview of the machine-tool-relevant NEWS this year in the form of six […]

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How support trays get the most out of your energy chains

Marco Thull | 28. July 2021

Friction and wear drive costs. They cost German industry up to 1.7% of gross domestic product (GDP), as the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) has calculated. Given a GDP of 3.34 trillion euros in 2020, that is 56.78 billion euros. The phenomenon affects thousands of components that adhere to each other or roll or slide […]

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