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  • Power supply in overhead cranes: energy chains vs. festoons

    Power supply in overhead cranes: energy chains vs. festoons

    Reliable and dynamic cable management is one of the greatest challenges in modern crane technology. While the components must be modular, they should also be consistently easy to install, low maintena

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  • igus® e-tubes drive bending tool of top manufacturer

    igus® e-tubes drive bending tool of top manufacturer

    TRUMPF Inc. is a global leader in manufacturing machine tools. In one of its most complex and popular bending machine product lines, energy tubes from igus® are used to guide and protect cables. More

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  • Machine cutting leader improves productivity with igus® e-chains®

    Machine cutting leader improves productivity with igus® e-chains®

    One of the world’s most innovative businesses in machine cutting has improved its productivity with igus® energy chains in one of its flagship products. Engineers at Messer Cutting Systems, based in W

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  • e-chains® in power automated drilling operations

    e-chains® in power automated drilling operations

    An offshore drilling company from Norway is using energy chains from igus® to help provide a reliable power supply under extreme conditions for automated drilling operations on platforms.

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  • Redesigning the Portsmouth Memorial Bridge with modernized engineering

    Redesigning the Portsmouth Memorial Bridge with modernized engineering

    Spanning across the Piscataqua River connecting New Hampshire and Maine, the Portsmouth Memorial Bridge was built in 1923 as an official tribute to the New Hampshire sailors and soldiers of World War

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  • Building human organs is underway with cell-stacking technology

    Building human organs is underway with cell-stacking technology

    Pick-and-place automation has progressed beyond machine manufacturing and into the world of human anatomy. Research engineers at Brown University are building tiny versions of human organs, one micro-

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  • Simulating subsea conditions with igus® energy chains

    Simulating subsea conditions with igus® energy chains

    Hyperbaric testing simulates deep-water conditions, and effectively assesses subsea equipment with hydraulic and electrical components at depth. Master Flo Valve Inc. is home to one of the largest cus

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  • Automated farming at Superwurm

    Automated farming at Superwurm

    A specialized business is using igus® components, almost exclusively, to automate labor-intensive processes. “Specialized” is the operative word here; the company is a fully-dedicated breeder of giant

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  • Port of Virginia remains a leader with superior crane technology

    Port of Virginia remains a leader with superior crane technology

    At the Port of Virginia, thousands of shipping containers are lifted, moved and lowered by about 30 cranes. The fast-moving cranes stand more than 130 feet high and operate 24/7, often in extremely tu

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  • White Paper: Reducing vibration of cable carriers

    White Paper: Reducing vibration of cable carriers

    In a wide range of applications customers are demanding increased accuracy and precision from their production equipment. In industries including printer design, semiconductor manufacturing, and machi

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  • The ultimate cable carrier basics guide

    The ultimate cable carrier basics guide

    Ready to put an end to cable failure on your machines for good? This basics guide covers everything you need to know to get started with cable carriers.

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  • New innovations in energy chains1:09

    New innovations in energy chains

    igus has developed a new energy chain system that delivers numerous benefits to both design engineers and those in charge of maintenance. Chief among these benefits is saving up to 80% on time needed

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  • Tips and Tricks for Designing with Cable Carriers

    Tips and Tricks for Designing with Cable Carriers

    Cable carriers are an ideal way to protect cables, hoses, and all other lines throughout movement on modern machinery, while protecting them from abrasion, tangling, and over bending. In this eBook, e

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  • e-spool: The next generation of the cable reel

    e-spool: The next generation of the cable reel

    The igus® e-spool is an alternative to traditional cable reels, which are used to guide cables and hoses in confined spaces. The e-spool system can guide several cables or media lines, including power

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  • Complying with the Food Safety Modernization Act

    Complying with the Food Safety Modernization Act

    Bearing lubrication can transfer bacteria and other contaminants between food. See what bearings you can use that are compliant

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  • Designing Cable Management Systems for Collaborative Robots

    Designing Cable Management Systems for Collaborative Robots

    Collaborative robots work side by side with human workers to complete a wide range of tasks, including welding, quality inspection, and component insertion/fastening. With anticipated global compound

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  • e-chain® Installation Guide

    e-chain® Installation Guide

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  • Cable reels replaced with new Energy Chain solution at Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts4:58

    Cable reels replaced with new Energy Chain solution at Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

    The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts is the leading opera and performing arts venue in Kansas City, MO. Since its opening in 2011, it has hosted over 2.5 million guests. To power the overhead s

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  • igus® solutions at the Superwurm Factory2:07

    igus® solutions at the Superwurm Factory

    See how drylin®, e-chain® and igubal® are used in automated technology for worm farming.

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  • zig-zag igus cable management in theater applications0:50

    zig-zag igus cable management in theater applications

    This video shows igus zig-zag energy chains operating in an opera/stage setting. This helps demonstrate how igus has solved problems in the stage and theater environment.

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