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Buy chainflex quality sustainably AND cost-effectively? That works!

igu-blog-adm | 8. June 2022

Nowadays, it is all about avoiding waste. The oceans are heavily polluted, the “Pacific garbage vortex” is about 4.5 times as large as Germany. The “zero waste” philosophy is gaining more and more attention especially in the food sector. We at igus have also set ourselves the goal of buildings and production becoming CO2-neutral by […]

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How igus® responds innovatively to challenges of modern manufacturing

Stefan Wehrmann | 23. March 2022

The year is 1989: The Berlin Wall falls, the Astra 1A television satellite goes into operation, Voyager 2 delivers images of Neptune and the first igus® chainflex® cable is launched in the market. We want to focus on the latter, despite the other important events.Because the world of production is also in a constant state […]

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ASI bus cables and Christmas lights

igu-blog-adm | 20. December 2021

We discussed bus cables in another article. Today we will focus specifically on the topic of ASI bus cables and show what they have in common with Christmas lighting. What is ASI bus? ASI stands for actuator sensor interface. Interface, of course, is a kind of coupling point. The interface is used to connect sensors […]

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Can you protect the environment by choosing the right cable?

Nils Jäger | 14. December 2021

Nowadays people know the price of everything and the value of nothing.                                                                                                                                               Oscar Wilde When choosing cables, people often discuss the price, but rarely the cost, which can be many times as high for a cheap cable as for a high-quality cable that has been developed for many millions of cycles in the energy […]

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Durable cables for energy chains
Why does a plastics company manufacture cables?

Sascha Mais | 23. November 2021

The explanation for how a plastics company like igus came to develop durable cables for energy chains is actually quite simple. When igus launched the first plastic energy chain in 1971, many customers were enthusiastic about the new energy supply concept and wanted to convert their systems. At that time, there were already systems that […]

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