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How to assemble the Igus triflex TRLF energy chain

How to assemble the Igus triflex TRLF energy chain

Developed specifically for sophisticated 6-axis robotic application in harsh industrial environments, the triflex TRLF multi-axis energy chain can be assembled by hand. In this video, we demonstrate just how easy it is. To assemble, just push the ball into the socket until you hear a click. To separate the links, push and twist the ball […]

By February 9, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Igus enables cost-effective 270 degree robotic swivel arm

Igus enables cost-effective 270 degree robotic swivel arm

Igus has produced a new video about the triflex swivel arm. For robot arm rotations of up to 270° on a single axis, the triflex cable management system for 3D movement can be fitted with the new swivel arm. It is a space saving mechanism that is easy to install and cost-effective. Visit the Igus […]

By December 13, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Igus webinar discusses low cost robotic automation

Igus webinar discusses low cost robotic automation

Automation is becoming ever more relevant for increased productivity, lean operation and reliability in a wide and varied range of applications. In this webinar, Robert Dumayne, dry-tech director at Igus, shows how modular components from the drylin E and robolink ranges can be combined to create low cost automation systems. Both the drylin E linear […]

By December 8, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Configure linear robots with Igus SHT wizard

Configure linear robots with Igus SHT wizard

When tasked to design a linear robot but the deadline is tight and the budget limited, to whom do you turn? The answer is the Igus, with its drylin SHT – simple to configure with an easy to use online tool. The online configurator (www.igus.co.uk/SHT-wizard) guides you through four simple steps select single or multiple […]

By November 16, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Live demonstrations by Igus of robolink D

Live demonstrations by Igus of robolink D

Motion plastics specialist Igus will be displaying a variety of components and solutions for automation and robotics at the upcoming Manufacturing Management Show on stand G14, at Ricoh Arena, Coventry. Product experts will be on hand, demonstrating effective automation solutions for a vast range of applications. Additionally, attendees can observe an exciting demonstration of the […]

By October 16, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Create animatronics with Igus robolink D

Create animatronics with Igus robolink D

This T-Rex looks as if it is smiling, just about to say, “Boo!” However, if we were to strip away the skeletal pieces, underneath are modular parts from motion plastics specialist Igus. The main body of the dinosaur is a robolink D articulated arm made with self-lubricating joints incorporating a gearbox with tribopolymer gear wheels […]

By October 2, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Igus reduces mobile robot weight by 15%

Igus reduces mobile robot weight by 15%

Safety is particularly important in air travel, both on the ground and in the air. For this reason, aircraft are regularly inspected and maintained. An important item on the inspector’s checklist is looking for signs of corrosion and metal fatigue on the outer skin of the aircraft. To reduce ground handling times and to increase […]

By September 9, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Igus gives articulated arm to Southampton University

Igus gives articulated arm to Southampton University

As part of its YES (Young Engineers Support) programme, Igus has backed many universities for several years with free engineering advice and products – supporting university teams participating in the Eurobot challenge is one such programme. The winning team of the Eurobot UK final are from the Faculty of Engineering and the Environment at the […]

By July 6, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Igus robot turns a book into a real page turner

Igus robot turns a book into a real page turner

If you have a suction pad, digital scanner and a robolink arm, you too can put the printed word on to the silver screen. This week’s video is an elaborate demonstration of a book scanner using a robolink articulated arm to turn the pages automatically between each page scan. Available from Igus as a modular […]

Build low cost robots with Igus robolink (4)

Build low cost robots with Igus robolink (4)

Igus has published the fourth and final part its series of videos demonstrating how quick and easy it is to build your own versatile robotic systems using modular, low-cost and easy-to-assemble robolink kits. This fourth part looks at cabling. As manufacturers continue to utilise robotics to increase productivity and safely automate all kinds of repetitive […]

By April 9, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
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