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Low Cost Automation

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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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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