Cable Management

New industrial robot products launched by Igus

New industrial robot products launched by Igus

In very tough business conditions, Igus has launched more new products in 2020/21 than the previous year – from integrated robotic drives to ball bearings with 21 times the high-speed service life. Many of these products had their first public viewing at the Hannover Messe Digital Edition in April and several new innovations were also […]

By April 22, 2021 Read More →
Tidying up cables with triflex on a Universal Robot

Tidying up cables with triflex on a Universal Robot

In its latest video, Igus shows us how easy it is to add the triflex energy chain to a Universal Robot. The triflex energy chain complements the Universal Robot’s movements, enabling a smooth motion without damaging the cables. The triflex R is a multi-axis e-chain specially designed for robot applications, safely guiding and protecting robot […]

By April 20, 2021 Read More →
Igus addresses robot cabling challenges

Igus addresses robot cabling challenges

Industrial robots are pervasive in manufacturing and their applications are increasing all the time. But with constant multi-axis movements, the cables that supply robots are subjected to extreme levels of stress, posing a challenge for manufacturers of cables and other connecting components. Plastics expert Igus has just the solution. The International Federation of Robotics predicts […]

By April 13, 2021 Read More →
Flat cable system for cleanroom applications

Flat cable system for cleanroom applications

For manufacturing processes in hygiene-sensitive industries, a particularly low-contaminate environment and technical cleanliness must be ensured. The Flatveyor flat cable system from Kabelschlepp is designed especially for the high requirements of the semiconductor, medical technology, biosciences and pharmaceutical industries. The ‘free-standing’ flat cable system is based on Kabelschlepp’s progressive cable carrier technology. It is a […]

By March 15, 2021 Read More →
Cable management system keeps robots alive

Cable management system keeps robots alive

A leading industrial robotics supplier is continuing to breathe new life into old robots thanks to a newly designed product from Igus. Robotics company Aragon turned to Igus for control panel cable management system Iryna Geike, manager at Aragon, explained: “Innovative solutions and our customers’ safety are at the heart of all we do, but […]

By February 9, 2021 Read More →
Spacious cable carrier for large cable bundles

Spacious cable carrier for large cable bundles

The new size UA1775 cable carrier from Kabelschlepp provides optimum protection and guiding for medium and large cable bundles. The cable carrier system also features particularly smooth running and a long service life. The well-known and popular design of the “quick opening” cable carrier was retained for the new size. The model of the UNIFLEX […]

By January 28, 2021 Read More →
Guiding cables for high-speed SCARA applications

Guiding cables for high-speed SCARA applications

Following the development by Igus of the e-rib to safely guide cables inside corrugated hoses, now the company has developed a system of reinforcements at both ends as well as rotary unions, to offer a full solution for high-speed SCARA applications. The system is easy to retrofit or can be delivered as a fully harnessed […]

By January 22, 2021 Read More →
Design Award 2021 judges praise innovative Igus design

Design Award 2021 judges praise innovative Igus design

A new plug-in connector from motion plastic expert Igus has won an ‘Excellent Product Design’ award in the prestigious German Design Awards 2021. The new Igus Module Connect Adapter, praised by judges for its innovation, has been designed to suit limited spaces where a large number of plugged-in cables, such as fibre, optic, electric and […]

By December 16, 2020 Read More →
The triflex swivel arm offers perfect robot solution

The triflex swivel arm offers perfect robot solution

For applications where you need to connect a supply direct to axis 2, the new triflex swivel bracket is the ideal solution. In this latest Igus video of the week you can see the new swivel arm in action. In 3D applications, rotating and pivoting movements are part of everyday life. Energy chains are required […]

By December 11, 2020 Read More →
Igus e-chain ensures safety at high speed in a linear motor robot

Igus e-chain ensures safety at high speed in a linear motor robot

The linear motor robot from Fibro Läpple Technology is different from many other solutions, being twice as fast and half the weight. In order for the linear robot to be able to get production up and running quickly and reliably, a compact, durable and silent energy supply was required. A side-mounted Igus energy chain system […]

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