Low Cost Automation and Robotics

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  • Blockchain, AI & Robotics: How Do They All Fit Together?

    Blockchain, AI & Robotics: How Do They All Fit Together?

    In this blog post, we'll take a closer look at artificial intelligence technologies, innovations in robotics, and public databases such as blockchain to present interesting synergies.

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  • Robots and the Future of Caregiving

    Robots and the Future of Caregiving

    Let's explore some challenges that older people are facing and how care robots can improve our quality of life as we age.

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  • Should your warehouse invest in robotics in 2021?

    Should your warehouse invest in robotics in 2021?

    Let's look at the major pros and cons to understand how robotics help fulfillment centers improve their processes.

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  • FAQs: drylin® Delta Robots

    FAQs: drylin® Delta Robots

    Get the answers to the questions engineers have most about our drylin® delta robots

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  • Low Cost Automation 2021 catalog

    Low Cost Automation 2021 catalog

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  • Robot Cable Failures Part 2: What a Relief! Strain Relief, That Is

    Robot Cable Failures Part 2: What a Relief! Strain Relief, That Is

    Read part two of our in-depth series on robot cable failures to learn why strain relief is crucial to preventing cable failure & which options are available.

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  • Stop Spending Millions on Robot Downtime Now

    Stop Spending Millions on Robot Downtime Now

    Are you experiencing costly downtime due to robot cable failures? Read how you can put a stop to these costly downtimes right now.

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  • drylin® Decision Tree: How to Choose Your Linear System

    drylin® Decision Tree: How to Choose Your Linear System

    From linear bearings & slides to fully assembled actuators and gantries, this decision tree will help you find the linear system you are searching for.

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  • 7 Benefits of Automation for Small and Medium-sized Businesses

    7 Benefits of Automation for Small and Medium-sized Businesses

    In this post, learn some of the major benefits behind implementing automation solutions for your medium or small business.

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  • Face Mask Vending Machines: Save Cost With The Right Robot

    Face Mask Vending Machines: Save Cost With The Right Robot

    Designing a vending machine that dispenses face masks? Read about the low-cost delta robot offered by igus®, which is ideal for pick & place systems.

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  • The Rise of Automation: How I Learned to Love the Robot Revolution

    The Rise of Automation: How I Learned to Love the Robot Revolution

    Read about how igus® has adapted to the rise of automation by creating innovative solutions that benefit a wide range of modern & older applications.

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  • What is a Linear Actuator & Why Would You Want One?

    What is a Linear Actuator & Why Would You Want One?

    Read about what actually defines a linear actuator & why they are more in-demand than ever, along with the various types available for linear motion applications.

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  • igus Modular Robotic Components1:58

    igus Modular Robotic Components

    Learn more about igus Modular Robotic Components here: https://www.igus.com/robolink/robot

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  • Demonstration of igus smart plastics EC.B and EC.P system2:57

    Demonstration of igus smart plastics EC.B and EC.P system

    Energy chain product manager Dan Thompson demonstrates how our smart plastics can prevent unplanned downtime. During ongoing operation, they detect the degree of wear and emit an alarm as soon as repa

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  • What are the different types of industrial robots?

    What are the different types of industrial robots?

    Cartesian, gantry, delta, articulated and SCARA robots each have their own advantages and drawbacks. Read this blog post to learn which industrial robot is right for you.

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  • How to Cost-Effectively Automate a CNC Machine

    How to Cost-Effectively Automate a CNC Machine

    In this blog post, learn about low cost automation solutions and other tools from igus that make it easy to cost-effectively automate your CNC machine.

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  • Pipeline repair robots deployed to reduce danger for human workers

    Pipeline repair robots deployed to reduce danger for human workers

    A Wisconsin company has designed “The Crawler,” a pipeline repair robot that can surface-blast and line midsize to large-diameter pipes.

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  • robolink® DP 4-axis or 5-axis robot arm1:17

    robolink® DP 4-axis or 5-axis robot arm

    Learn more here: https://www.igus.eu/info/lightweight-robotic-system-robolink-dp The new generation of robolink®: the integrated control system means that the RL-DP is ready for immediate use. With c

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  • The Chocomatic automated chocolate vending machine1:52

    The Chocomatic automated chocolate vending machine

    Learn more about the igus® robolink here: https://www.igus.com/info/robotic-arm-and-components The Chocomatic is an automatic chocolate vending machine! The machine is equipped with an igus® robotic

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  • Simplest motor control system for stepper, DC, and EC/BLDC motors1:21

    Simplest motor control system for stepper, DC, and EC/BLDC motors

    The igus dryve is easy to connect and utilizes a web-based interface. It is easy to configure, has 32 positions, 5 operating modes, 6 position types, and has a library of online video tutorials.

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