Cost-effective automation is the best possible solution for gripping, turning, pivoting and placing items and returning them to their initial position - especially in the case of simple pick-and-place tasks performed over a long period of time.
To save installation space in energy chains, some manufacturers combine the servo cable for power transmission with the measuring system cable for position data transmission to make a so-called hybrid cable.
Serving orange juice, loading the dishwasher or sorting purchases. The new low-cost igus robotics concept is intended to make these tasks possible.
Making Industry 4.0 easy - the igus isense family shows how easily plant uptime can be increased and costs reduced with intelligent plastic solutions.
Comprising maintenance-free toothed belt axes, lubrication-free links, encoders and stepper motors, Igus has developed the easy automation solution for assembly tasks.
Automation made easy with new modular motion concept.
Igus tribo-tape films are ideal for any application where smooth, silent, simple and lubrication-free sliding motion is required.
The P4.1 long-travel roller chain from igus has been optimised for improved service life in cranes and gantries.
The low profile E2.10 e-chain from igus has an inner height of 10 mm and a small bend radius, making it suitable for small installation spaces.
When starting work on a new project that requires motion control, one of the most important considerations is what bearings to use. Here are 6 reasons why design engineers should consider using plastic spherical bearings.