Videos

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 […]

Acrovision combines low cost cobot with vision

Acrovision combines low cost cobot with vision

Acrovision is an experienced integrator of industrial barcode reading and camera vision inspection systems and have expanded their automation solutions to include collaborative robots. The company is beginning to see that cobots are having quite the revolutionary effect on vision systems. The company’s cobot offering comes from AUBO Robotics, and Acrovision is the sole distributor […]

By April 25, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
3D Printed robot prosthetic limb for amputees created by students

3D Printed robot prosthetic limb for amputees created by students

Students at The University of Manchester have designed and built a 3D printed, low-cost robotic prosthetic hand that could provide a much cheaper alternative for amputees. The hand’s joints are all fully poseable with each individual finger and the thumb being able to move as well as make a fist. The functionality of the hand […]

By March 25, 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 →
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 →
RARUK modular robot is easily moved between machines

RARUK modular robot is easily moved between machines

New from RARUK Automation is ProFeeder, a compact, mobile and modular robot cell that can be easily moved between production and processing machines to increase productivity. It is designed to accept a robot arm – such as a Universal Robot; also from RARUK Automation – and can be systematically expanded to give manufacturers a growth path […]

By December 18, 2017 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 →
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