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Providing information for predictive maintenance with smart plastics i.Cee

Richard Habering | 3. February 2021

In today’s world, countless amounts of data is generated in a matter of seconds but the question is often asked, “What do we do with all that data?” The generation of data is one thing, but just as important is the provision of information or the form of information output. How does igus make the […]

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Breakage detection in energy chains with smart plastics EC.B

Richard Habering | 6. January 2021

What is breakage detection (EC.B)? EC.B breakage detection in energy chains is a condition monitoring system. Installing this system allows extremely fast detection of breakage in any link in the e-chain®. This immediate detection of breakage in the energy chain can prevent expensive damage while increasing equipment reliability. Components of an EC.B system? The system […]

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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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