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Low Cost Automation

How to find the best drive for your igus® linear robot

Adriana Glazer | 27. January 2021

Many bosses want their employees to develop a “drive”. We are already a little further ahead and even sell it … because today, in our series on Cartesian robot/linear robot solutions, we are dealing with the question of what influence the drive versions have on the drive forces. First we will look at the different […]

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Construction and assembly of lead screw motors – the basics

Adriana Glazer | 20. November 2020

As a well-known manufacturer of engineering plastics, igus has meanwhile established itself in the minds of the engineering universe. But around these core products a huge product world has developed with over 10,000,XXX different products. One of them is the lead screw motor. As the name suggests, a lead screw motor consists of a lead […]

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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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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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