“The most cost-effective solution that works for the customer is the best!” This has been our philosophy at igus for years, and it has served us and our customers well. I would like to show that the purchase price itself, however, often plays a secondary role. I will use something that I experienced with one […]
“Cables made of silver and gold-plated connectors. Is this a trend out of Hollywood?” I had to smile when this question was asked in a training course for mechatronics trainees. Haven’t you ever wondered why cables are mostly made of copper and why there are such exotics where precious metals like gold and silver are […]
I was astonished when my colleague explained to me during a visit to our branch how the maintenance intervals work with his customers. “Maintenance is done when the machine breaks down! Our customers are happy about every component they can rely on.” That’s why today we take up the topic of quality and maintenance for […]
In this particular case, I will focus on the concept of condition monitoring. This technology at igus is called i.Sense and is derived from sensing/feeling. We found the name quite appropriate, as condition monitoring has exactly this function: the sensing of malfunctions.
When I started at igus, I was asked time and again. “What exactly do they do?” or “Where are these cables used?” It is not easy to find a suitable answer to these questions. Because our cables are used in so many different ways that it is difficult to explain them in just a few […]