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Smart Plastics

Three areas of application for 3D printing with sensors

igu-blog-adm | 24. February 2021

Additive manufacturing has already proven itself in many areas, as it can be used without tools and using diverse materials for many different applications, making them more cost-effective and flexible. Now a new form of 3D printing is also coming to the fore, where it is possible to integrate different materials in a single printing […]

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Cable monitoring with smart plastics CF.Q

Richard Habering | 11. February 2021

What is smart plastics CF.Q? Cable monitoring, with the help of the isense CF.Q module, is used for the early detection of the change in electrical specifications of chainflex® cables due to the mechanical loads during operation in an igus® e-chain system®. How does CF.Q work? The i.Sense CF.Q cable monitoring system measures the electrical […]

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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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