What Effects Does Electromobility Have on the Machine Tool Industry?
In this post, learn about how electromobility has changed the ways we approach design and why highly-engineered plastic components are the most ideal.
Choosing your custom parts manufacturing
Interested in having a custom part created? View this infographic about the various manufacturing methods available from igus® & discover which is best for you.
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
readychain® Harnessed System Options
Save time, money, and hassle with readychain® fully harnessed energy supply systems with igus®. Available in a range of options, from basic cable harnessing to fully-assembled rolling energy systems,
10 Trends for Modern Machine Tools
Explore a range of trends and innovations for machine tools. Reduce costs, increase service life, and eliminate unexpected downtime with igus® motion plastics.
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
Design basics: plastic cable carriers
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.
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
Designing gliding cable carrier systems for large machinery
Compared to cable reels, bus bars or festoon systems, plastic cable carrier systems are an extremely low maintenance, resilient solution which can reduce required installation space and reduce the len
Plastic cable carrier vs metal cable carrier - vibration test
This video details a vibration test that put plastic cable carries against metal cable carriers. The test was designed to simulate realistic conditions including excavators, drills, and more. Click he
Machine Tool Industry Solutions
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
Unsupported vs Gliding Cable Carrier Applications
Learn differences between unsupported and gliding cable carrier applications, how to implement them into your application, and critical rules to follow during design and installation.
7 Cable management mistakes you don't know you're making
Advances in automation technology mean that certain cable management rules have become outdated. In this tech talk, uncover seven common cable management mistakes as well as how to avoid them.
Ultimate cable protection with the igus e-tube
Fully enclosed Energy Tube cable carriers can be used to protect cables and hoses against the hot metal debris, wood chips, dirt and dust generated in steel works, wood-processing plants, pulp factori
Cable carriers for machine tools
igus cable carrier solutions for machine tools.