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Learn about the future of electric cars in the United States and the role igus® products play in electric vehicles.
In this blog post, we’ll explain 7 ways that chainflex® cables meet the requirements of the relevant sections in NFPA 79 that address cables used in flexing applications.
A BREAK-EVEN ANALYSIS OF THE USE OF IGUS I.SENSE IN MAINTENANCE
Learn about the advantages of implementing plastic linear plain bearings into applications as well as how to correctly do so. Optionally, watch the webinar, complete with informational slides.
Learn about cartesian robot applications, advantages to other robot systems, types of motor controllers and drivers and a new configurator tool
In this episode, Hosts Adam and Avory speak with Justin Rooney from Dexai Robotics about their flexible robotic arm (and sous chef), Alfred.
In this blog post, we will explore the main advantages of self-lubricating compound polymer bearings most relevant to the fitness equipment industry.
In this episode, hosts Adam and Avory speak with Alex LeGendre, a former project manager at REEKON Tools, about the company’s measuring device called the M1 Caliber.
In this episode, hosts Adam and Avory speak with Mike Sabo from UN&UP, a medical device company, about their robotic system designed to treat abnormal heart rhythms in patients at rural hospitals.
In this episode, hosts Adam Spacht and Avory Brookins speak with Kenton Brice from the University of Oklahoma College of Law about a TV monitor slide project at the school's library.
In this blog post, we’ll lay out typical preventative maintenance measures for skid steers and talk about how self-lubricating plastic parts help to shorten that checklist.
In this episode, hosts Avory Brookins and Adam Spacht sit down with Josh Scott of 72 Concepts, a custom engineering company out of Houston, Texas, to discuss their R Theta Bot.
Before UL officially verifies an organization’s marketing claims, they perform an independent, objective, scientifically based audit of their product/process. Learn about the stages of our audit here.
Leads screws with metal nuts may have been your go-to solution in the past, but opting for high-performance polymers in the future could increase the service life of your application. Learn more here.
Learn about the different kinds of linear actuators, as well as how both rod-style and track-style actuators work. Selection tips are included, as well as descriptions of component parts.
Slot design, fixing groove depth and width, and material all play an important role in the performance and lifetime of your piston ring.
Some cons of using plastic bearings include that they cannot handle extreme load capacities, extreme temperatures or high rotations per minute. Pros include the ability to handle edge loads and more.
Time and again we talk about the bend radius of our energy chains and cables. Here, we will take a closer look at what that means exactly and why the bend radius is so important.
At what point are temperatures "too high" for plastic plain bearings? You could check the material's data sheet, but that info is usually an approximate figure applied under certain conditions.
The Vector Awards is a way for us to recognize and award the ingenuity of our customers. We want to hear about your design challenges and how igus products helped you solve those problems.