Cable Management

Reiku extends jointing tubing system with more sizes

Reiku extends jointing tubing system with more sizes

Reiku has extended its proven jointed tubing cable protection system for robotics and automation. This means that this efficient alternative to corrugated conduits and energy chains is now available in nominal widths of 48 and 76, whereby the NW 48 joints can be also designed separably to improve accessibility. New accessories available for both sizes […]

By February 17, 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 →
Eaton hose provides secure supply to hexapods

Eaton hose provides secure supply to hexapods

A crucial factor for driving comfort and safety within motor vehicles are suspension components. A renowned automotive manufacturer therefore tests each component thoroughly at its research centre. Within the facility the company operates state-of-the-art test rigs, including a hexapod test bench: the characteristics of suspension elements as well as their transmission function are determined here. […]

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 →
Easily attach cable protection solutions to cobot arms

Easily attach cable protection solutions to cobot arms

In day-to-day practice, cables and lines are often fastened in a somewhat makeshift manner with cable ties to the round, smooth arms of “cobots” (robots which collaborate with humans without additional protection). Two new REIKU multipurpose fastening systems designed for different load levels now combine rapid, uncomplicated fitting with further advantages including very high slip […]

By June 2, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
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 →
Igus dress-packs provide maximum cable protection

Igus dress-packs provide maximum cable protection

Igus now offers fully assembled dress-packs for rapid replacement of energy chain systems on welding robots. A custom designed, drop-in replacement, these complete solutions can be connected quickly and easily to the robot, thereby minimising production downtime. “Time is critical in highly automated plants, such as automotive production,” says Justin Leonard, the-chain director, Igus. “If […]

By February 16, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Harting expands termination blocks for robot applications

Harting expands termination blocks for robot applications

Harting has expanded its preLink integrated Ethernet connection system with new versions of the preLink termination block for interfacing with PROFINET, industrial Ethernet and ultra-flexible cables, typically used on robots. Delivering even more flexibility and ease of use for preLink connection technology, the preLink termination block is now available in a black PROFINET version. It […]

By October 15, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Eisele introduces robot supply connection

Eisele introduces robot supply connection

Eisele Pneumatics says its MULTILINE E is a unique modular system for individually configurable and robust multiple couplings and multiple media connections. The MULTILINE E sets new standards for convenience in switch cabinets, tools, machine elements and robots. The perfectly compatible modular design also allows flexible integration of different diameters, connection types and media in […]

By October 6, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Igus triflex RS dresspack for multi-axis industrial robots

Igus triflex RS dresspack for multi-axis industrial robots

The triflex R the energy chain solution from Igus is designed to deal with the three-dimensional movement needed by industrial robots, and the company has developed this further for robots with the new compact universal triflex RS dresspack module. As well as electrical and pneumatic lines, industrial robots often require feed hoses for bolts, rivets […]

By July 31, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
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