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igus® robotic arm helps start the celebrations on The Gadget Show04/12/2019

During day to day business at igus UK, it is not unusual to get the odd phone call from customers and potential customers who have a novel idea on a new machine or concept.

Video of the Week – How chainflex® CFBUS cables triumph in moving applications04/12/2019

Low-end ‘chain-suitable’ bus cables usually feature simple extruded outer jackets and open shielding, which in moving applications can lead to abrasion damage and interference.

Video of the Week – How igus® technology helps loudspeaker arrays fly29/11/2019

Sophisticated acoustic modelling helps sound engineers in theatres and concert halls achieve optimal clear sound and sonically uniform coverage around the venue

igus® invests in automation to reduce leadtimes from weeks to 24 hours and grow business25/11/2019

igus is pleased to announce the official opening of its automated assembly line for readycable at its UK facility in Northampton.

igus® plain bearings help adaptive skier find the fast lane21/11/2019

Like every competitive athlete, Christopher Young stays acutely attuned to his equipment.

Video of the Week - How igus® makes automated guided vehicles more fail-safe21/11/2019

Automated guided vehicles (AGVs) work in factories and warehouses around the clock, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

How igus® makes automated guided vehicles more fail-safe17/11/2019

The use of automated guided vehicles (AGVs) in factories and warehouses is booming. They work around the clock, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Video of the Week – Why E2.1 e-chains® are quieter, stronger and quicker to fill17/11/2019

The E2.1 e-chain is the igus standard for small to medium applications.

New igus® e-loop replaces service loops for safe cable management on top drives12/11/2019

igus has introduced the e-loop energy chain for safe cable management on top drives for deep drilling rigs.

Video of the Week – How drylin® handling systems help make light work of repetitive tasks08/11/2019

drylin handling systems are based on the bearing principle of sliding instead of rolling. Unlike the recirculating ball systems, drylin systems run on lubrication-free iglidur polymers.

igus® online tool configures drylin® shafts in seconds06/11/2019

Designing the right shaft for an application is not easy without CAD software and in-depth technical knowledge. igus has now developed a new, free-of-charge and freely accessible online tool with the drylin shaft configurator.

Video of the Week – What is the alternative to busbars for storage and retrieval systems?05/11/2019

The narrow, compact and fast movements found in storage and retrieval units are common usage scenarios for busbar systems.

Video of the Week – How chainflex® bus cables suit all moving applications24/10/2019

In this week’s video, learn about the quality design features for high-end bus cables, and their critical importance for engineers building moving systems in energy chains.

Young people on the Falklands Islands inspired by the possibilities of 3D printing24/10/2019

The Falkland Islands are an archipelago comprising two main islands and 778 smaller islands covering an area of 12,000 sq km (almost half the size of Wales) with a population of just over 3.5 thousand.