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igus UK Limited

  • 51 Caswell Road Brackmills Industrial Estate Northampton
    NN4 7PW
    United Kingdom
  • 01604 677240
  • http://www.igus.co.uk
  • 01604 677242

igus UK Limited Articles

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Renewables
31st May 2022
World's first urban bike made from recycled plastic

igus will launch the world’s first all-plastic urban bicycle for the UK market at Engineering Expo on 8th June. Its debut showing was at Hannover Messe on 30th May.

Tech Videos
30th May 2022
A world first made of all-plastic at the Hanover Fair

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, accompanied by Portuguese Prime Minister António Costa, visited the stand of plastics specialist igus on the first day of the Hanover Fair. The focus of the conversation was the igus:bike, an innovative concept for sustainable urban mobility of the future.

Robotics
17th May 2022
Autonomous cleaning robot runs even cleaner with drylin linear bearings

The K900 industrial robot cleans floors wherever it needs to, autonomously and without programming, even in places where it is potentially dangerous or even impossible for people to clean.

Awards
7th April 2022
ROIBOT 2022

igus's cost-effective robotics and automation solutions automate packaging, sort products, and help with dangerous tasks in everyday operations. In 2022, igus will present the ROIBOT (Return on Investment in Robotics) Award once again for the most creative applications.

Cables/Connecting
29th March 2022
Low-cost SCARA robot and novel cable storage solution

“Tech up, cost down” is proudly on display at MACH 2022 as motion plastics specialist igus exhibits a new low-cost robot for small scale work and a novel solution for storing and shipping cable drums – both increasing efficiency but keeping costs down.

Tech Videos
28th March 2022
3D printing goes large!

You can now print big! Really big! Up to 3M with igus! With the iglidur large format printing capabilities, 3D printed parts of up to 3M are now not a problem. With a variety of materials, including FDA materials, the possibilities are endless. In this short video, you can see large scale 3D printed parts being printed at igus’s facility in Germany.

Robotics
14th March 2022
Drylin SCARA robot perfect for low-cost automation

One common barrier to automating a manufacturing process, certainly in the UK, has been cost. Motion plastic and cable technology pioneers igus devised the Low Cost Automation, or LCA, range of robots and devices to increase the productivity of tasks like electronic assembly and laboratory work while keeping the costs down.

Cables/Connecting
1st March 2022
UL approval for halogen-free TPE cables

igus say they are the first cable manufacturer in the world to receive UL AWM certification from US validation agency Underwriters Laboratories (UL) for its high-end TPE cables, which do not require fire-retardant halogens as additives.

Design
24th February 2022
FastLine delivers injection-moulded special plain bearings in 7 days

Industrial parts and products must be delivered quickly and reliably, but the manufacture of special parts by injection moulding can take several weeks. 

Communications
15th February 2022
igus invests in SPE

igus has introduced ready-made cables for the Single Pair Ethernet especially for e-chain use.

Tools
8th February 2022
Bionic design fortifies igus plastic bearing solution

igubal bearings are a maintenance-free, economical alternative to classic cast housing bearings.

E-mech
11th January 2022
Igus bevel gears for lubrication-free motion

Bevel gears transfer drive forces at a 90° angle. igus has now developed gears made of two abrasion-resistant and durable high-performance plastics, especially suitable for simple applications.

Alternative Energy
6th January 2022
igus’s circular product lifecycle of e-chains

Energy chains or e-chains are used to protect and guide moving cables and hoses, ensuring reliable power and data supply for moving machinery. They can be found in hundreds of industrial applications from offshore oil platforms to machine tools, from cranes to theatres, from elevators, to vehicle doors.

Automotive
7th December 2021
Electric LyteHorse performs in all weather conditions

Lubrication-free igus plain bearings allow go-anywhere electric stand-up vehicle to operate in even difficult environmental conditions

Latest
30th November 2021
E-skin flat energy chain with three layers pass IPA test

The modular alternative to ribbon cable proves its particle-free qualities in Fraunhofer cleanroom test.

E-mech
23rd November 2021
igus rotary table bearings adjust quickly and precisely

Locking function, released by igus, of iglidur PRT slewing ring bearings removes need for time-consuming adjustments.

Events News
26th October 2021
Submissions open for energy supply applications award

The vector award for unique energy supply applications is entering its eighth round. Applications are open now, with deadline for entries on the 11th of February 2022.

Power
11th October 2021
Heavy-duty roller energy chain increases lifetime on cranes

Next generation cranes need higher power supplies. Energy chains, the protective chains that transport power and control cables in linear motion, must meet these requirements for longer travels, higher accelerations and operational uncertainties, as well as high reliability.

Design
20th July 2021
igus module boosts predictive maintenance

igus has developed a new predictive maintenance device, a new home for the software to power its smart plastics products – the i.Cee:local module. The module calculates the remaining service life of the energy chain, cable, linear guide and/or plain bearings during their operation. By doing this, the service life of the system can be optimised, faults are detected and rectified at an early stage, and more accurate maintenance can ...

Robotics
4th January 2021
New product makes a splash in the world of robots

Requests by customers for a robolink fit for wet conditions has prompted igus to design one that can withstand rain, showers, and moisture. The company, which has its UK headquarters in Northampton, has developed its very first water-resistant robolink - a low cost automation solution made of polymer and stainless steel.

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