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Low Cost Automation

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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What robot types are there, and what robot is the right one for my application?

Adriana Glazer | 6. April 2020

Tasks in processes are often simple, but time-consuming. Automating these tasks saves not only time, but also money. There is a wide range of industrial robots on the market, from linear robots to delta robots to multi-axis joints to SCARA robots. When do I use which robot? What are the differences? Which robot is appropriate for my application? This article provides an overview of the current market-relevant robots.

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customer application from TAIWAN

Martin Raak | 31. July 2018

Company TPM from Taiwan uses our robolink for a commissioning task. Their main focus is to apply their own control and software solutions to our joint arms in order to serve the taiwanese market with affordable automation solutions.

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control unit for DC motors

Martin Raak | 20. July 2018

igus India is developping an easy control unit for robolink joint arms with DC motors.

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igus® Output Encoders for robolink® – no longer available

Martin Raak | 4. July 2018

We can no longer supply the robolink® output encoders. Reason is that the chip supplier finished the production of the encoder chip. We have to block all AE Products now. This also concerns our RL-DCi compact units. We will have to redesign those for the use of motor encoders. For the next 4-8 weeks we will […]

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