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Low Cost Automation

How to connect the igus Robot Control to your PC

Adriana Glazer | 23. October 2020

When purchasing various robot kinematics, igus Robot Control is optionally available as a switch cabinet version or top hat rail version and offers the user an easy entry into automation. The various robot kinematics can be connected quickly and easily via an Ethernet interface between the control system and the PC. In this article you […]

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igus at the D-Expo Metal

Volker Beissel | 7. October 2020

Virtual trade shows have become the new norm for us since April. Besides our own permanent exhibition in Cologne KMI (Köln Messe igus), we also take part in other exhibitions. The most recent event for the machine tool industry was D-Expo Metall (https://www.hanser-tagungen.de/en/d-expo-kunststoff). Within this framework, I was able to present exclusively some of our […]

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Motor alignment on igus axis – this is how assembly works

Adriana Glazer | 29. September 2020

Anyone who has ever wanted to order an igus linear axis is inevitably asked at some point what orientation the motor should have. Left, centre, right, 0° or 90°? It all sounds like choosing your party before the local elections, but it is much easier than that. What is meant by motor alignment? By motor […]

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To extend the reach of your Universal Robot

Adriana Glazer | 23. September 2020

Extending the reach of robots in order to be able to work more efficiently is an issue that will interest every robot user sooner or later. In this article our whole focus is on linear axes for universal robots. igus® offers a linear axis (also called 7th axis) for universal robots, with which the operating […]

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Building ventilators with igus components

Adriana Glazer | 4. September 2020

In the early days of Covid-19, our daily companion today, there was great uncertainty. In the health care system in particular, people were afraid that there were not enough ventilators. At that time, we at igus were thinking intensively about how we could provide support here, in a cost-sensitive manner. Especially as our lubrication-free high-performance […]

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