How does the 7th axis extend the range of a welding cobot?

Shery George | 28 June 2022

how the application range of a cobot can be expanded with the use of drylin® ZLW, the so-called “7th axis”,is shown by the company RHEWUM® based in Remscheid. The company uses components and systems from Low Cost Automation when welding components with a collaborative robot. The use of low cost automation components helps the company to automate production cost-effectively. Reading […]

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Six advantages of automation for SMEs

Shery George | 28 June 2022

Although robotics and automation have many advantages for employees, production processes and customers, they are still viewed critically, especially by SMEs. Breaking into automation, especially for those with little affinity for IT, often involves high investment and great effort. But robot manufacturers are increasingly focusing on cost-effective alternatives that are as user-friendly and as easy […]

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THE MOST ECO-FRIENDLY AND CREATIVE BIKE CONSTRUCTED BY IGUS OUT OF PLASTIC WASTE

Shery George | 7 June 2022

We at igus specialise in plastics for motion and are making the technical concept and critical components for bicycles made entirely of recycled plastic available to all bicycle makers through the new platform developed by igus: the igus:bike platform. By the end of the year, the first model should be available. Do you worry about […]

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Ready-to-install system solutions for format adjustments

Shery George | 12 May 2022

In the Packaging, food & beverage industry, implementation of precise format adjustments is a must for maximizing the flexibility of machines & equipments like filling  or labelling machines for bottles or cans or also for equipments for entry lanes in beverage industries. To solve this problem, igus supplies you with machine components made of high-performance […]

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Can conventional ball screws be replaced by igus lubrication free lead screws for format adjustments?

Shery George | 12 May 2022

Most packaging machines have a number of format adjustments. They are often made with trapezoidal lead screw nuts and a corresponding lead screw. Many format adjustments still involve metallic lead screw nuts. To work smoothly, they need lots of lubricant. The dirty environment means that regular re-greasing and maintenance are necessary. Instead of focusing on […]

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