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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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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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