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Smart Plastics

What energy chain and the Duracell bunny have in common

pwirth | 10. December 2020

The energy chain just keeps going and going and going … The Duracell bunny and energy chain have been with us for several decades. The pink bunny with the drum became popular with the slogan, “No other battery looks like it. No other battery lasts like it. ” The bunny is still one of the […]

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A clever practical example of EC. P condition monitoring

Richard Habering | 2. December 2020

Worum geht es? Beim Abbau sowie bei der anschließenden Lagerung von Bauxit, einemSedimentgestein zur Aluminiumoxidproduktion, bildet sich eine MengeStaub, der vor allem für die beweglichen Maschinenteile derFördereinheiten eine große Herausforderung darstellt. Um den Einsatz von Energieketten noch sicherer und gleichzeitig auch bequemer zu machen, kommt die Zustandsüberwachung (Condition Monitoring) EC.P zum Einsatz. Was ein EC.P […]

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Condition monitoring on the energy chain (i.Sense EC. P)

Richard Habering | 13. November 2020

Nowadays, the field of condition monitoring is all-encompassing. There are hardly any things or places that are not permanently monitored. Some people already associate the concept of monitoring with negative aspects from this point on. However, in the field of energy supply, condition monitoring should be a positive, useful, helpful and safe monitoring. The ultimate […]

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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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Goodbye to space problems: how to guide cables in limited installation spaces

Marco Thull | 1. September 2020

Guide cables and hoses safely in limited installation space without rapid fatigue fractures that lead to expensive downtime: an ultimate discipline! The possibilities offered by compact energy chains and highly flexible cables. Building a house in the country, on a 1,000m2 plot: no problem. It gets trickier in a 200m2 small gap in a big […]

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