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 […]


Satisfying customer needs with igus Gantry Robot

Shery George | 11 February 2022

In the last couple of years, we have faced through various challenges mainly due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The key issue everyone witnessed was the sustained fluctuation of demands along with a lack of trained labour. The below application story shows the instance of one of our customers where his problem was countered using igus […]


Axial clearance – what exactly is that?

Shery George | 5 January 2022

The question of clearance is often asked in the case of lead screw nuts made of polymer. This describes the lost motion, i.e. the “dead travel” on the lead screw, or in other words the gap between the thread flanks of the lead screw and the lead screw nut. The term clearance is often used […]


Maintenance free high performance igus polymer bearings for the pharmaceutical packaging industry

Shery George | 22 November 2021

With the changing times, the Indian Pharma industry is witnessing  dynamic changes & are adopting advanced technologies for their machines , manufacturing processes , packaging techniques and other related aspects , so  as to achieve greater output  & higher productivity without any compromise on the strict hygiene standards & to maintain the safety of the […]


Selection of stainless steel shaft for linear motion application

Shery George | 19 October 2021

If you are facing scoring mark issue in your existing stainless steel linear guide solution then you are reading a right article. People are using SS linear guide solution mostly in pharmaceutical, packaging & chemical industry where highly corrosive substances are coming in directly contact with system. Stainless steel corrosion resistance is a result of […]


Low Cost Automation

Shery George | 11 October 2021

Automation of the manufacturing process is a critical need for the current industry to stay competitive and improve quality and reliability. This also allows better use of human resources. With the pandemic and shortage for manpower in the current scenario we are also pushed by circumstances. Most of the repetitive, mundane tasks could be automated. […]


Zigzag e-chain modules: providing energy for vertical applications

Shery George | 29 September 2021

    For applications that require vertical cable management, especially those with space constraints, the zigzag energy e-chain modules from igus® have proven to be particularly successful.  Standard zigzag energy chain modules are available from igus®, offering a space-saving and cost-effective solution for applications requiring vertically moving cable management.  Ideal for stage technology, cranes, telescopic antennae etc, this innovative solution was previously only available […]


Why do we need energy chains in engineering applications?

Shery George | 29 September 2021

Energy chains are often called by other names, such as drag chains and cable carriers. Fundamentally this is what they are. These chain systems are designed to guide and protect cables and hoses carrying energy, data and liquid safely. The goal is to ensure an uninterrupted supply. Many moving parts within a machine need to have a power source supplied […]


How a new path began at Ethernet

Shery George | 14 September 2021

It’s been over 5 years since I talked to other product managers about how Ethernet is evolving in the industry. CAT7 as a cable for the e-chain was a big topic at the time. The idea was to bring SPE technology from the car to the industry. Of course, a lot had to be created […]


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igus introduces Stepper/DC drives.

Vishaka Upreti | 17 June 2021

igus has introduced Stepper and DC Drives for controlling DC, BLDC and stepper Motors. This is article is particularly about Stepper Drive which is called D1. We offer this D1 (stepper Drive) along with our screw-driven and belt-driven systems. D1 is compatible with Industrial controllers like Siemens, Beckhoff, and open source modules such as Raspberry […]