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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Is robolink right for your robotic application?

    Build your own!
  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 2020 03 23 12 38 igus DELTA   Click Move® control program48:21

    2020 03 23 12 38 igus DELTA Click Move® control program

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  • Pennsylvania teens complete record-setting run with robotics world championship

    Pennsylvania teens complete record-setting run with robotics world championship

    Students from a Pennsylvania high school robotics team set out on a quest to design, build and compete against the best teenagers from across the world.

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  • Energy chain monitoring systems for tensile forces1:19

    Energy chain monitoring systems for tensile forces

    Tensile forces acting on the cables of an e-chain system® can significantly reduce the service life! The CF.P system measures the forces directly at the strain relief and indicates the need for action

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  • Robotics Catalog

    Robotics Catalog

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  • Lightweight robotics for medical manufacturing

    Lightweight robotics for medical manufacturing

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  • Webinar: Lightweight, Low Cost Robotics for Manufacturing0:00

    Webinar: Lightweight, Low Cost Robotics for Manufacturing

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  • igus® robolink Assembly Part 1 - worm gear1:29

    igus® robolink Assembly Part 1 - worm gear

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  • igus® robolink 4DOF and 5DOF Robot1:47

    igus® robolink 4DOF and 5DOF Robot

    Find out more about robolink: http://www.igus.com/wpck/16878/N16_10_02?C=US&L=en

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