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?”


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 […]



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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Retrofitting a condition monitoring system on the energy supply system of an RMG crane

Richard Habering | 22. January 2021

Description of the application In this blog, or rather vlog, we have packed the main information into short videos alongside pictures and text. We hope that this will make the topic of smart plastics even more understandable. Konstantin Schmer takes you on a rail-mounted gantry crane. There we carried out the retrofitting of a condition […]