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New long-life coating for food machinery

New long-life coating for food machinery
Sheet metal and metallic parts in food processing are regularly exposed to friction and wear. igus has developed a new coating material to increase the service life of these components, by reducing friction and wear. The IC-05 tribo-polymer protects sensitive and small bearing points as well as sliding surfaces, it is coloured blue for high visibility and is approved for use in manufacturing by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA).
4th March 2021

Polymer telescopic rails, now available in various colours

Telescopic slides are used within all kinds of applications, from kitchens, furniture to aircraft and automotive. 
2nd March 2021

VOTW - Just like child’s play

This weeks Video of the Week shows how easy the igus module connect 'plug and play' system really is!
26th February 2021


Elastic double joint proves a quiet solution for labelling machines

Elastic double joint proves a quiet solution for labelling machines
A new elastic double joint from igus is proving to be a perfect - and quiet - solution for the machine building sector. The igubal GPZM coupling joint, which was officially launched at the end of 2020, is lubrication-free, maintenance-free and 20% more flexible than its conventional alternative.
23rd February 2021

Video of the Week: compost and recycling plant

For extreme environments, it is vital that your energy and data supply is protected. igus energy chains withstand dirt, humidity and other harsh environmental factors in industries such as recycling and composting plants.
18th February 2021

igus goes to great lengths with expansion of hybrid chains series

igus goes to great lengths with expansion of hybrid chains series
The world’s first hybrid chain is now available in two new sizes - designed by igus for construction machinery and lifting equipment. These YE hybrid chains, made of polymer and steel, are 50% lighter than conventional steel chains and can safely move large hydraulic hoses and high fill weights vertically on both mobile crane platforms and construction machinery.
16th February 2021

VOTW - The E4.1Lean- save up to 80% assembly time

With its easy opening design, the E4.1L e-chain can be filled 51% faster and closed 86% faster when compared to the E4.42 series. 
11th February 2021

Robotics company uses igus product to keep robots alive

Robotics company uses igus product to keep robots alive
An industrial robotics company is continuing to breathe new life into old robots - thanks to a newly designed product from igus. The global manufacturer of energy chain systems and polymer plain bearings, igus, was asked for a control panel cable management system by the team from robotics company, ARAGON.   
9th February 2021

UK Coastline is kept safe with the help of igus

UK Coastline is kept safe with the help of igus
Volunteers at the St Albans Head Coastwatch Station are keeping people safe - thanks to a special pair of binoculars and a gift from igus. The station, based along Dorset’s Jurassic Coast, received some much-needed help from igus.
3rd February 2021

Robolink DP for all flexible automated applications

Robolink DP has been developed by igus to enable engineers’ access into automated solutions using low cost robotics.
28th January 2021

New chainflex cable box saves users time and money

New chainflex cable box saves users time and money
A new chainflex cable box is proving a best seller for igus. The chainflex CASE, a new logistics solution from this global manufacturer of energy chain systems and polymer plain bearings, is saving customers both time and money.
21st January 2021

SCARA cable solution for high speed applications

igus has developed the e-rib to safely guide cables inside corrugated hoses.
20th January 2021

Video of the week: The triflex swivel arm

For applications where you need to connect a supply direct to axis 2, the new swivel bracket from igus is ideal. 
11th December 2020

igus designs e-skin flat single pods for cleanrooms

igus designs e-skin flat single pods for cleanrooms
igus has developed the world’s first ‘e-skin flat’ single pod - designed specifically to guide cables in compact and particle-free cleanrooms. To ensure quick and easy installation customers can use the e-skin flat to select and combine chambers and then insert the cables in seconds. There is also the option of a new support chain, which strengthens the e-skin flat. This new energy supply system was first unveiled by igus last year at the Hannover show, the technology exhibition for innovation and emerging trends.
1st December 2020

Felt seals designed for iglidur plain bearings

Felt seals designed for iglidur plain bearings
New felt seals have been designed and manufactured by igus to protect iglidur plain bearings from the adverse effects when running in excessive amounts of sand, dirt, and abrasive dust.
27th November 2020

Robot range extended with new 7th axis from igus

Robot range extended with new 7th axis from igus
A ready-to-fit 7th axis has been designed and manufactured by igus to enable Universal Robots (UR) and robolink robots to travel several metres. The global manufacturer of energy chain systems and polymer plain bearings, which has its UK headquarters in Northampton, has developed this robotic solution to include a maintenance-free, drylin ZLW toothed belt axis, corresponding adapter plate and a switch cabinet, cables and software.
18th November 2020

igus joins global automation body PROFIBUS & PROFINET International

igus joins global automation body PROFIBUS & PROFINET International
igus has joined the world’s largest automation membership body to advance the research of Profinet technology in dynamic applications. The focus for PROFIBUS & PROFINET International (PI), which has more than 1,700 members worldwide, is the continuous development of Profibus and Profinet technology, the two most important enabling technologies in automation today.
10th November 2020

The future of robots: igus develops new robotic control software

The future of robots: igus develops new robotic control software
New software to improve the control and use of robots has been developed and launched by igus. The igus robot control software enables robots to be programmed and controlled with ease and also helps customers choose the robot that best suits the needs of their business. igus, which has its UK headquarters in Northampton, has three low cost automation solutions in its portfolio: Robolink robotic arm, delta robots and linear gantry robots.
3rd November 2020

The need for speed: blue FDA compliant knife edge rollers

The need for speed: blue FDA compliant knife edge rollers
igus have designed and manufactured a new high performance polymer well suited for the growing demands of the food production sector. The new iglidur A250 tribo-polymer, designed and manufactured by igus, is the a new polymer material in the company’s product range to meet the strict hygiene requirements of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and EU 10/2011 regulations, while also meeting the growing demand for higher conveyor belt speeds.
29th October 2020

New energy chain system for intralogistics and crane systems

New energy chain system for intralogistics and crane systems
A new energy chain system for intralogistics and crane systems has been designed by motion plastic experts, igus. The company, whose UK headquarters are in Northampton, has designed and manufactured the ‘autoglide 5 system’, a unique product which guides energy safely, for long distances and at a low cost. 
20th October 2020


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