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Industry 4.0

Maintenance requirements recognised in advance with intelligent linear guides

Richard Habering | 15. April 2021

drylin linear guide systems have to withstand extreme conditions in continuous operation or even in abrasive environments. So that the the linear guides can slide without lubricant, igus relies on linear bearings made of high-performance polymers. But when should I change the bearing? The smart linear carriage from igus helps here. Due to intelligent sensors, the maintenance technician receives information about the maintenance requirement at the push of a button.

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Condition monitoring of linear robots

Richard Habering | 26. March 2021

This or something similar must have happened between Güdel and igus at one of the earlier Hannover Messe events. It was decided, probably along with a handshake, to feed the condition monitoring system from Güdel with the data from the condition monitoring system from igus (i.Sense).

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Condition monitoring and predictive maintenance in clean combination

Richard Habering | 19. March 2021

What is it? Condition monitoring and predictive maintenance optimally belong together and complement each other in a good system. The clean combination comes quite simply because we are talking about a train wash facility here. I would like to say that everyone knows a car wash. Some of you may have already noticed the energy […]

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Analogue and digital maintenance with smart plastics

Richard Habering | 11. March 2021

At first glance, personnel capacity does not appear to fit in here but cut-backs in personnel are taking place in many areas of industry. However, maintenance is still essential or even has to become better and more reliable. In case you silently agreed to this and are asking yourself: “Exactly, but how?”

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i.Sense: smart technology from igus masters sewage treatment plant

Richard Habering | 3. March 2021

To increase process reliability, minimise maintenance costs, transmit data in a future-proof manner – an intelligent technical solution is needed that is capable of protecting sewage treatment plants even without human intervention. In this case, the solution is a smart EC.P sensor from igus.

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