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Igus makes automation easy with new motion concept

Igus makes automation easy with new motion concept

New from Igus is robolink Apiro, a new modular motion system which enables design engineers develop low-cost automation systems. Consisting three lubrication-free worm gears for standard movement, inverted movement and linear movement, the system can be configured to perform simple linear motion to complex humanoid and animatronic robotic tasks. “The name says it all: Apiro […]

By August 20, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Igus makes DC motion control easy

Igus makes DC motion control easy

In this video, we see how easy it is to set up the dryve D3 motor controller for the drylin E linear robot and the variety of payloads it can carry. The dryve D3 motor controller is ready to use out-of-the-box. Simply connect the voltage source and the motor. There is no complicated software installation […]

By August 2, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
How to set up a motor controller for an Igus linear robot

How to set up a motor controller for an Igus linear robot

In this video, Rene Erdmann, head of the drylin E electric drive technology business unit at Igus, shows how easy it is to set up the dryve motor controller for the drylin E linear robot. The web-based system can interface easily to a desktop PC, tablet or smartphone – simply type in the IP address […]

By June 29, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Igus highlights robolink ReBel joints for mobile applications

Igus highlights robolink ReBel joints for mobile applications

The new robolink ReBeL joints from Igus can be used for robotic tasks in the workplace and in the private sector. They are particularly suitable for mobile applications in which a robotic arm is mounted on a moving platform. The robolink ReBeL joint a cost-effective flyweight with which 6 DOF robotscan be implemented. This prototype […]

By June 13, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Low cost robotics will revolutionise production, says Igus

Low cost robotics will revolutionise production, says Igus

Until recently, due to the high costs involved, robots were used mainly by large, profitable industries producing high-value commodities. Today, a revolution is changing the way we think about production: low cost robotics. In this video, Igus highlights how its robolink technology is empowering small to medium sized businesses to integrate robotic automation into a […]

Igus drylin E linear robot delivered within 24 hours

Igus drylin E linear robot delivered within 24 hours

The automation of production processes is becoming ever more important for increased productivity. The new self-lubricating and maintenance-free drylin E linear robot is suitable for a wide range of applications, be it in medical equipment with high safety and hygienic requirements, tasks in microelectronics, or pick & place functions. In a small working envelope of […]

By March 28, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Igus technologies deliver low-cost robotics

Igus technologies deliver low-cost robotics

The term ‘low-cost robotics’ refers to the rapid growth of robotic production enabled by simple and affordable automation components. Depending on the scope of the application, entire processes can be automated. To demonstrate how this can be achieved, Igus has combined its robolink, drylin E and energy chain technologies to produce a multi-axis articulated pick […]

By March 14, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Igus offers complete, low cost robot arm with controller

Igus offers complete, low cost robot arm with controller

Cost-effective automation of simple tasks is the aim of the Igus robolink product range. In the new, compact version, the control system is located in the base and the arm is operated without the need for a switch cabinet and PC. The new robolink solution is a complete 4 or 5-axis robot in which a […]

By March 1, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
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 →
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