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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Cables for extreme heat

Shery George | 7 May 2022

This year, summer began early and has reached record breaking temperatures. Heat waves have swept across the country. Keeping this in mind, cables that are used outdoors often have to withstand seasonal temperature fluctuations. Due to the extreme temperatures in recent years, we therefore also have to consider this issue when choosing the right cable. […]

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The right cable at the push of a button; The chainflex product finder

Shery George | 7 May 2022

It had to be exactly this rain jacket. This yellow. The waterproof version. Not repellent, but tight. I knew the specifications very well. The requirements were so clear to me that I could search specifically. I didn’t feel like having long conversations with sales people. It is much quicker to do it online. Type it […]

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Where are our gantries used?

Shery George | 26 April 2022

igus® gantries are used in countless different applications and industries, from picking & placment of components to pipetting applications. The opportunities are endless when it comes to igus® gantries, whether an application requires a speed of upto 1 m/s, accuracy of +/-0.5 mm with loads up to 10 kgs, the solution will be found using […]

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igus offers LCA solutions to customer’s problem to make it a “Win-Win” Situation

Shery George | 26 April 2022

Pradeesh takes care of a region which is called “Detroit of India” mainly due to the presence of many automobile companies. He has been in contact with these companies, and one day he got a call from an automobile engine manufacturer who was facing a problem in their engine valve inspection line. The problem was […]

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Buying cables when working from home

Shery George | 23 March 2022

How do I get the necessary information on the desired chainflex cable when working from home? Many people, including our customers, currently work from home. This situation often prevents us from having personal conversations and the usual exchange on topics of different kinds. Also on the topic of “buying cables”.   Are you wondering how […]

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