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Low Cost Automation

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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drylin linear robot: introduction to the world of automation

Adriana Glazer | 24. April 2020

In short, linear robots are multi-axis systems that are (usually) constructed to move to Cartesian coordinates. One synonym for linear robot is Cartesian robot. But what do linear robots look like, and why are they seen as the gateway to the world of automation?

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Is there buckling and unintentional movement of the corrugated hose systems on their handling devices? The igus e-rib provides a remedy.

Michael Hornung | 23. April 2020

Automation solutions for component handling, machine feeding and simple pick & place tasks are state of the art. The high-speed handling devices are optimised for maximum performance and speed. With such dynamics, the energy chains and cables are also subject to high loads. The igus e-rib corrugated hose protection puts things right!

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20 cobots configurable online

Marius Glaue | 22. April 2020

Finally, the online and freely available robot configurator from igus also receives the Rubik cobots. At the start of the expansion of the online tool, 4 robot manufacturers will already be available for selection. Besides Universal Robots, there are also suppliers such as Techman Robot, Kuka with its LBR iiwa and Yaskawa with the HC10 […]

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Machines and plant for plastics processing. An industry overview.

Christian Schäfer | 9. April 2020

The plastics processing industry is manifold. Whether in injection moulding machines, blow moulding machines, extruders or presses, plastics are processed into very different products. The igus products can be found in a variety of machines and equipment for the plastic and rubber industry.

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