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How reliable is the statement on service life expectancy?

Phillip Hagedorn | 6. July 2019

With the igus service life calculator the service life of the application can be calculated in advance. The data to which the computer refers are based on many tests conducted at the igus test laboratory. The statement from our computer is therefore already very reliable today and will become even more accurate with every additional […]


What are the maximum speeds for long travels?

Phillip Hagedorn | 3. July 2019

Travel speeds up to 5m/s in continuous operation are possible and in use on current applications. Even higher speeds are possible in special cases. For example, e-chain from the E4 system achieve speeds of 22 m/s and accelerations of 784 m/s2 in crash test units. However, these only require a few thousand cycles a year. […]