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Energy chains® / Cables manus® / vector®
Plain bearings / Spherical bearings / Linear guides All
New chainflex® CAN bus cable for highly dynamic energy chain applications14/11/2018

Features EAC and CTP approval for easy trading in the Russian market

Video of the Week – How to install a guidefast e-chain® trough system on an indoor crane14/11/2018

Guidefast is a simple, modular guide trough system for igus energy chains.

Video of the Week – 10 good reasons to change from metal bearings to plastic09/11/2018

Bearing failure on linear guide systems results in unplanned downtime and additional costs, which is why it’s time to change to igus plastic bearings.

Low-cost automation key focus for igus® at Southern Manufacturing08/11/2018

The first major exhibition in the igus 2019 calendar is Southern Manufacturing & Electronics. Running from 5th to 7th February at FIVE in Farnborough, this exhibition signifies the first opportunity for engineers to get out of the design lab since Christmas.

igus® technology enables lab equipment manufacturer to realise cost-effective automation06/11/2018

Many laboratories, needing to upscale their workflow, have found laboratory automation a costly and difficult option.

Video of the Week – How offshore e-chain helps power vessels in open sea LNG terminals safely01/11/2018

LNG terminal are looking into new ways to supply ships with shore power, as opposed to using dual-fuel diesel engines (DFDEs) to offload their cargoes, in a bid to reduce noxious gas and particulate emissions.

Video of the Week – How igus® technology is keeping the heart of the machine pumping26/10/2018

All over the world, igus clearly contributes towards helping machine builders achieve reliability excellence by providing maintenance-free technology for their equipment to assure maximum uptime.

Two partners, one goal: reliable Ethernet transmission from igus® and Harting25/10/2018

Ensuring secure data transfer and reliable power supply in ever-smaller spaces is the challenge faced by many engineers.

Video of the Week – Find out what’s new from igus® this autumn19/10/2018

This week follows Artur Peplinski, vice president of igus, as he presents a few key product highlights and innovations unveiled during the recent Motek event.

igus® demonstrates fast assembly systems at Engineering Design Show16/10/2018

At this year’s Engineering Design Show, held at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry from 17th–18th October 2018, igus will showcase its latest in robotics automation – the drylin delta robot. In addition, design engineers from around the UK can visit the stand, D20, to see a number of exciting demonstrations.

Video of the Week – How to reduce cost and improve technology with igus® motion plastics12/10/2018

igus holds more than 100,000 components parts in its warehouse for immediate delivery; whether it’s bearings, linear guides or cable management systems these are also available custom-assembled from stock.

How metal ball bearings compare to plastic bearings in the salt water test12/10/2018

In a recent experiment at the company’s dry-tech test lab in Cologne Germany, igus compared the resilience of its xiros flanged ball bearing and a conventional metallic bearing in salt water.

Video of the Week – Why drylin® T has the performance edge over recirculating ball bearing guides05/10/2018

In this week’s video, igus compares the performance of a metal ball bearing linear system with a polymer-based drylin system at its dry-tech test lab in cologne, Germany.

igus® innovations take centre stage at this year’s Advanced Engineering Show05/10/2018

At the 10th Anniversary of the Advanced Engineering show, 31st October to 1st November, igus will present its latest innovations developed through pre-tested products designed specially to fulfil the needs of engineers.