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Video of the Week – How e-chain® systems keep bucket-wheel reclaimers up and running19/09/2019

Bucket-wheel reclaimers/excavators are the workhorse of open-cast mines and ports, and among the largest machines ever built.

igus® introduces the world's first modular energy chain made of steel and plastic19/09/2019

igus has developed its first plastic-steel hybrid energy chain for telescopic applications, such as cherry pickers, telehandlers and boom lifts.

Video of the Week – How dry-tech® bearings keep furniture flexible13/09/2019

Clean, quiet and lightweight, dry-tech linear and plain bearings are the perfect choice for use in furniture.

New online tool helps selection of lightweight and lubrication-free guide rollers from igus®10/09/2019

Maintenance-free, hygienic and clean: these are the component requirements of the food and packaging industry.

Video of the Week – How to guide multiple cables securely for 200 full turns06/09/2019

The igus twisterband range has further extended its reach by providing compact horizontal rotations of up to 7000°, which is nearly 20 full-turns, and vertical rotations of 3000°.

e-skin® soft and e-skin® flat ensure particle-free cable management in compact and flat installation spaces03/09/2019

With the e-skin flat and the e-skin soft, igus offers two new space-saving energy chain systems for use in cleanroom applications.

New igus® material optimises insulation for chainflex® VFD and servo cables02/09/2019

The trend for variable frequency drives (VFDs) is moving towards more compact drives with the same or a higher performance level than their predecessors.

Video of the Week – How to change your bearing in less than 30 seconds29/08/2019

Ever the innovators, igus has introduced a bearing for its drylin W linear system that allows engineers to replace the liner in less than 30 seconds.

Enhanced safety in deep drilling rigs: New igus® energy chain replaces service loops20/08/2019

3B Scientific GmbH specialises in didactic material for scientific, medical and patient education, ranging from artificial skeletons and human organ models to injection training arms, patient care mannequins and medical simulators.

Video of the Week - How new energy chain was inspired by nature and designed for industry15/08/2019

This week’s video introduces the new E4Q energy chain from igus for unsupported and long travels.

From offshore wind farms to drilling platforms – motion plastics® for the oil & gas and renewables industries15/08/2019

igus supplies many branches of industry with its high-performance motion plastics for moving applications: from machine tools and automotive engineering to material handling, agricultural equipment and medical technology.

Ethernet robot cable from igus® enables fast and reliable communication06/08/2019

igus has introduced a family of Ethernet/CAT5 chainflex cables, the CFROBOT8.PLUS, designed specifically for 6-axis robots.

Free online tool to design and predict service life of wear-resistant 3D-printed gears30/07/2019

How long will my 3D-printed my gear last?

Video of the Week – How to manage cables and hoses safely on cherry pickers26/07/2019

igus has developed its first plastic-steel hybrid energy chain for extending applications, such as cherry pickers, telehandlers and boom lifts.