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Smart Plastics

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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Test, test, test. Millimetre-precise position accuracy for long travels

Richard Habering | 14. August 2020

News from the smart plastics test laboratory On 11.08.2020 with very warm temperatures (+35°C) outside, BTG and us as well as the EC. PP (positioning system for long travels). entered the hot phase. The system presented in spring 2020 now takes the next major step in readiness towards high volume production. The aim is to […]

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