Low Cost Automation

First survey results: Colour of robolink®

Martin Raak | 20. November 2017

Thank you for voting! Within the last 10 days we recieved nearly 100 votes and the intermediate result is: Further votes will still be counted! thank you very much for your feedback! Vote Up +0 Vote Down -0You already voted!


The colour of robolink®…?

Martin Raak | 9. November 2017

robolink® is a joint kit system. The igus® standard robolink® solution is in black colour today. Today we ask ourselves if this is the right colour for the product. Or should it be more light? One discussed solution might be SILVER (see pic). Please give us your vote which arm you would prefer if you had the choice. […]


FAKUMA 2017, Automation unit at Dr Boy booth

Martin Raak | 8. November 2017

At the FAKUMA trade show, our supplier and partner DR. BOY ( presented an injection moulding process. The automated handling of the products is operated by a 4 DOF robolink® joint arm RL-D-RBT-5532-BC (igus standard product) together with a CPR control unit ( Vote Up +0 Vote Down -0You already voted!


Calculation of Inverse Kinematics for individual robot arms

Martin Raak | 30. October 2017

An interesting, unusual problem solution to the calculation of complicated Robolink® movements is offered by The program, a Mathematical 3D joint Toolbox controls Direct and Inverse Kinematics, all parameter and measurements “of your robolink® arm” can become basic inputs of the calculation. The program tool not only calculates “Pick & Place” final positions, but also individual […]


Customer application Albis Plastic at FAKUMA 2017

Martin Raak | 23. October 2017

ALBIS is an igus customer and supplier: At FAKUMA fair, they presented a very nice “demo plastic factory”, using our 4 DOF robolink® arm RL-D-RBT-3322-BC as manipulator. The complete project has been realised by the training workshop at Albis (“AZUBI” project). Very nice demonstration!         Vote Up +1 Vote Down -0You […]