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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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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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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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Low-cost plate handling laboratory

Ulf Hottung | 20. June 2020

Why use automation in the laboratory? Many small laboratories want to optimise their processes and increase their throughput rates but recoil at the frequently high costs and time-consuming integration work, when only simple combinations of devices or magazines are required. Until now, many routines such as “insertion/removal” have been performed manually, which ties up personnel […]

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