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Low Cost Automation

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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Award for clever automation solutions – vote now!

Adriana Glazer | 21. August 2020

Over 70 applications were submitted for this year’s Roibot Award. All applicants have the same goal: to use their application to show how they automate processes with igus components cost-effectively and efficiently. An independent jury, composed of experts from research, specialist press and manufacturers, have evaluated all submissions. Now, for the first time, the public […]

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Mask dispensers – save costs with the right robot

Adriana Glazer | 5. June 2020

Due to the current situation with the Covid-19 virus, protective masks are our daily companion, whether in the supermarket or when visiting the doctor. Whether self-sewn or produced masks, almost everyone has at least one mask for their own needs. But what can you do if you have forgotten the mask and still have to […]

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What is Low Cost Automation and what do I get for my money?

Adriana Glazer | 18. May 2020

An exact analysis of the application processes is therefore worthwhile. Costs can be saved by splitting complex overall processes into simpler individual processes. This is exactly the approach we take at igus when we create our applications and generate examples of low cost automation – Find out more in the following videos.

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Programming robots myself – how do I get started?

Adriana Glazer | 29. April 2020

After our article on “What types of robots are there, and which robot is the right one for my application?“, we now come to the truly fascinating part of cost-effective automation: how can you program robots yourself? Can you do it at all without expert knowledge? What happens during automation and offline programming? Advantages of […]

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