igus (UK) Ltd


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Strewth! igus helps team power through the Australian desert
New from igus: xiros film guide roller for labelling technology
igus opens new cleanroom laboratory
Fast entry into low-cost automation
igus video shows campers flushed with success
New igus video reveals key to low-cost automation
How to install hybrid linear guides on vertical surfaces
igus virtual trade show introduces 100+ new products
Video shows 2020 new products from igus
Request an igus virtual visit on site or from your home office
Video shows how igus iglidur PRT slewing rings are constructed
New video shows how igus energy chains make movement easy
igus e-chains now available with 36-month guarantee
Video shows how to program synchronised robolink movements
igus test lab: ensuring reliability under extreme conditions
Video shows how long-travel energy chain systems are tested
igus streamlines injection moulding using 3D printed tools
igus invests £4M in pioneering plastic recycling firm
Time is running out to enter the igus vector awards for 2020
How igus’ VR experience transports people to German test lab
igus awards seek smart and cost-effective automation ideas
igus launches first recycling programme for energy chains
igus UK readycable assembly line cuts lead time to 24 hours
Video shows how igus E2.1 e-chains are easy and quick to use
drylin handling systems help make light work of repetitive tasks
Online tool speeds configuration of igus drylin shafts
Fast delivery of complex, wear-resistant 3D printed parts
Motion products for food and packaging equipment
iglidur plain bearing materials resist mould, bacterial growth
New online tool speeds selection of igus guide rollers
Video shows e-chain inspired by nature and designed for industry
How long will my 3D-printed iglidur gear last?
Video shows sub-zero testing of igus cables in energy chains
igus drylin delta robot tours the UK and Ireland
readycable product finder has integrated service life calculator
Free sample box of igus products for packaging machinery
Free webinar: Why gears should be 3D printed instead of machined
How the igus drylin delta robot handles delicate objects
Scottish offshore inspection equipment wins manus award 2019
igus launches 120 new products, sales rise by 8.5 per cent
Chancellor Angela Merkel visits igus stand at the Hanover Fair
How igus ready-to-use systems enhance warehouse efficiency
igus pop-up exhibition will come to you at your premises
Why you need to read the 2019 UK Manufacturing Review
Video shows how energy chains guide and protect cables and hoses
Video shows how igus products simplify low-cost automation
How high-performance polymer parts are used in utility vehicles
An overview of everything new from igus in 2018
Plain bearings for the food and beverage industry
10 reasons to change from metal linear guides to plastic
igus to focus on low-cost automation at Southern Manufacturing
How igus technology is improving machine uptime
Video shows new products from igus this autumn
Video: drylin T versus recirculating ball bearing guides
See igus innovations at this year’s Advanced Engineering Show
igus to demonstrate robotic systems at Engineering Design Show
New reasons to change your metal bearings to iglidur bearings
Video shows how easy it is to assemble an igus Delta robot
When is a robot not a robot? When it is a robolink ReBeL!
Easy design, configuration and 3D printing of double gears
How to use igus DC motor controllers
igus shows how to keep cables neat and tidy
Online calculator for service life of 3D-printed plain bearings
Video showcases easy-to-open igus E2 micro energy chain
igus e-skin wins Fraunhofer clean technology award
How to set up drylin E linear robot motor controllers
Configure wear-resistant gear wheels with igus online tool
Why conventional cable reelers are being made redundant
How to change a drylin W bearing liner in less than 30 seconds
igus showcase how to handle the pressure at Hillhead 2018
Missed the Hannover Show? 10 key launches at the igus stand
igus tribopolymer bearings FAA-approved for aircraft interiors
igus’ easy cable management systems at this year’s ABTT show
How the igus speedigus service delivers customised parts fast
How igus robotic technologies combine for low-cost automation
igus presents tried and tested products at Automechanika
Five things you’d never have guessed were 3D printed
igus bearings and cable management systems at Subsea Expo
igus lean energy chain and curved rail systems at MACH 2018
How plastic bearings compare with metal ones in field test
igus says YES to Edinburgh Uni team prototyping Hyperloop pod
igus showcases smart innovations at Southern Manufacturing
Webinar: how low-cost automation can benefit your business
Energy chain applications wanted for vector award 2018
How the world really turns with igus
How the new drylin SHT configurator can help save the day
What you missed at this year’s Motek with igus
igus expands UK headquarters to boost engineering services
How igus puts drylin through its paces
Front-loader test rig: plastic versus metal in endurance test
Ten top trends for modern machine tools
Live demonstrations by igus at Manufacturing Management show
igus poised for action at this year’s Advanced Engineering Show
igus white paper: how IIoT is transforming our world
How to guide and protect cables and hoses in land rigs
igus to showcase lean manufacturing at Engineering Design Show
igus: tried and tested products on display at Offshore Europe
Video demonstrates extreme durability of igus lead screw module
How to manage cables on robotic systems more reliably
igus cuts iglidur i3-PL SLS tribo-powder price by 30 per cent
How igus puts iglidur materials through their paces
igus to showcase Industry 4.0 at Northern Manufacturing 2017
How to avoid guide wear on drive chains
How robust is a stainless steel leadscrew module?
Highlights of Hannover Messe 2017 for igus
Find the right bearing fit with new igus Fit Calculator app
Building low-cost robotic systems with robolink, part 4: cabling
Building low-cost robotic systems using igus robolink: part 3
Building low-cost robotic systems using igus robolink – part 2
How to build low-cost robotic systems using igus robolink
igus LiveChat enables customers to get quick technical advice
How to select the correct cable for moving applications
Reduce noise with drylin linear bearings
Predictive maintenance turns from an art to a science with igus
Matthew Aldridge talks motion plastics
igus set to exhibit key products at Subsea Expo
igus hosts webinar entitled 'Cables: the weakest link?'
Inside the state-of-the-art igus dry-tech test lab
Smart plastics for predictive maintenance
International 2017 manus award now open for entries
igus showcases compact designs at Southern Manufacturing
igus at the Engineering Design Show
igus robolink 4- & 5-DOF kits
igus autumn new products at Motek 2016
3D-printed tools: cost-effective injection-moulded parts
igus robolink DQ + SQ
Lateral support for corrugated hoses from igus
igus to showcase smart plastics at Manufacturing Management Show
igus humanoid open platform robot: watch the video
Video shows linear guides following multi-radius curved paths
Free sample box of igus drylin W linear system components
igus smart plastics for industry 4.0 predictive maintenance
igus to show smart plastics at the Advanced Engineering Show
SLS 3D printing of iglidur components
igus showcases robotics at Engineering Design Show 2016
igus triflex RS dresspack compact universal module
Easy online ordering service for 3D-printed engineering plastics
igus linear slides and cable management systems at Plasa Show
igus showcases automation, industry 4.0 technologies at NME 2016
Clever plastics for any bearing application with iglidur
Easier industrial 3D printing with iglidur l150 tribo-filament
igus bearings and cable management systems at Automechanika
igus celebrates 25 years in the UK
igus highlights from Hannover Fair 2016
e-chains tested in different chemicals
Online 3D printing service with instant quotations
Solving the productivity puzzle for OEMs with igus
igus e-chains for offshore applications
Unique energy chain applications wanted: the fifth vector awards
igus to show E4.350 plastic energy chain at Subsea Expo 2016
e-skin – an innovative energy supply
igus celebrates 25 years of chainflex
igus readychain moving energy made easy
36-month guarantee on chainflex from igus
Innovations from igus at Southern Manufacturing show
50 per cent time reduction when stripping chainflex cables
A-to-Z of iglidur self-lubricating plain bearings
Multi-direction drives for automated warehouses
chainflex cables avoid corkscrews
Further innovations from igus at the Advanced Engineering Show
igus presents Sly Agri with manus UK 2015 award
Energy supply system turns 20× around its axis
triflex R assembly from igus
igus readychains direct to your machine
3D print filament and printing service from igus
Coping with cables on multi-axis robots
Introducing e-spool power from igus
igus products for extreme conditions at Offshore Europe 2015
Your chance to see new gantries for XY, XZ and XYZ applications
Quick e-chain installation with zipper - watch the video
igubal spherical bearings are quick and easy to install
How to change an e-spool spring
How to assemble the igus e-spool
Key product highlights for igus at Hanover
igus to showcase polymer materials at PDM 2015
Fast cable selection with readycable product finder
Video shows how to set up the igus PPDS
robolink drive units for articulated joints
igus polymer products for medical applications at Medtec UK
igus announces manus awards 2015 are open for entries
igus to focus on optimised production processes at show
‘iglidur on tour’ car completes UK leg
Considering the lengths of linear tables
drylin room gantry for 3D movements
Easy lengthening and shortening of polymer e-chain
Making linear module calculations easy
Fast assembly of the world’s largest polymer energy chain
Lose weight with the igus dry-tech diet
igus to exhibit new products at Advanced Engineering Show 2014
Eliminating bearing failure at low temperatures
igus unveils articulated robotic arm with 6 degrees of freedom
igus says YES to University of Birmingham’s Formula Students
RoHS update: environmental benefits of iglidur bearings
igus awards UK vector award for floating pontoon application
See igus products for machine builders and OEMs
Chainflex cables beat standard cables in dynamic applications
speedicut rapid machining from igus now even more versatile
igus Sales Engineers now all CSCS Certified
The car with plastic bearings travels the world
igus offers free on-site shows
Second-generation readycable finder from igus
igus roadshow - request a visit to your premises
igus exhibits energy chains and bearings at ABTT 2014
igus launches new interactive blog
igus to showcase bearing, e-chain and cable products at Hillhead
igus dry-tech lab performs 7000 tests a year
Modified car undertakes world tour to showcase iglidur bearings
Chainflex guarantee covers number of cycles performed
igus scoops three iF design awards for innovative product design
Online technical data sheets available for chainflex cables
igus shows cable assemblies and readychains at MACH 2014
chainflex custom cable configurator from igus
igus on tour for iglidur’s 30th anniversary
Enter the igus vector award competition 2014
igus to showcase compact readychain delivery system
igus manus UK award won for humanoid robot bearings
igus dry-tech sample box aids bearing selection process
See how igus achieves high quality in bearings and energy chains
Plastic parts from igus at Advanced Engineering Show 2013
igus exhibits world’s largest energy chain at Offshore Europe
igus exhibits high-performance plastic bearings and robotics
Find the right product with free samples from igus
See new bearings and energy chains at Machine Building Show
igus exhibits high-performance plastic bearings at DSEI 2013
igus exhibits largest plastic energy chain at Offshore Europe
iglidur bearing material is tested for durability
igus exhibits new e-spool energy chain system at ABTT show 2013
igus exhibits maintenance-free plastic bearings at Subcon 2013
igus speedifit service delivers complete sub-assemblies
igus UK bearings and cabling at Southern Manufacturing 2013
igus to exhibit at International Armoured Vehicles 2013
British engineering celebrated with igus vector awards
igus speedicut service delivers custom parts in 24 hours
Miniature linear drives and cabling at Engineering Design Show
igus UK at Midlands Design & Manufacturing Show 2012
igus bearings, energy chains and chainflex cables at MACH 2012
MBP Concepts wins igus UK manus Most Eye-Catching Design Award
Trailerteq wins igus UK manus Plastic Bearing Innovation Award
See igus bearings, energy chains and cables at Interplas
New catalogue of polymer bearings published by igus
Movie presents latest developments in polymer bearings
New movie shows versatility of igus energy chains
Igus celebrates 20 years of business in the UK
2011 Manus awards winners named by Igus
Five-point checklist for specifying Energy Chains
Movie explains Igus speedigus rapid moulding service
Igus announces 2010 Vector Award winners
speedigus custom moulded plain bearings shipped in 24 hours
New Igus products at Advanced Manufacturing show
Igus opens support centre in the Republic of Ireland
Free energy chain inspections for summer shutdowns
Free samples of Energy Chains and Chainflex cables
Igus releases QuickPin 2.0 online pinout configurator
Igus named 'Supplier of the Year' by IMA Klessmann
Access Igus energy chain data via a mobile phone
Igus announces business expansion and Vector Awards
See energy chain innovations at Automatica 2008
Igus to show bar stock and cables at Southern Manufacturing
Igus offers free samples to students and trainee engineers
Regional robotics roadshow offers plenty to see

Product articles

New hybrid cable for Bosch Rexroth MS2N and IndraDrive Mi motors
New linear and pivoting slide from igus
Reel advantage unveiled by igus
igus module: predictive maintenance with flexibility
CRM rotary module guides cables up to 4.5m long
New filament for 3D printing FDA-compliant, wear-resistant parts
Cable-type guide for energy chains is fast to install
3D printing of electrostatically conductive wear-resistant parts
e-spool flex cable drum: extension with no need for slip rings
igus launches standard range of wear-detecting plain bearings
igus introduces Single Pair Ethernet cable for energy chains
igus e-skin energy chain certified to ISO Class 1 for cleanrooms
Larger igus drylin linear robots for cost-effective automation
igus adds two new sizes to twisterband HD family
Improved hybrid roller bearings for linear motion from igus
igus intelligent plain bearings monitor wear
triflex R energy chains help robotic arms become collaborative
igus increases drylin delta robot working space by factor of 10
Choice of drylin SHT options for use in extreme environments
Smart plastics EC.T sensor monitors e-chain glide bar condition
igus tribo polymers are detectable and approved for food contact
How to increase safety and reliability of cobots
Ultra-compact toothed belt axis suits small installation spaces
Ultra-slim igus chainflex M cables save installation space
Lubrication-free polymer spherical bearings replace metal types
igus develops smart plastics app for Fanuc Field system
Chainflex CFBUS cables are designed for dynamic applications
e-loop energy chain improves cable management on drilling rigs
Ultra-slim slewing ring bearings are maintenance-free
Universal clamp supports energy chains and hoses on cobots
iglidur wear-resistant coatings can be applied directly to metal
Video shows how twisterband guides cables for multiple turns
e-skin soft and e-skin flat for particle-free cable management
Compact toothed belt axis supplied complete with drive motor
New material optimises insulation for igus chainflex cables
igus launches chainflex Ethernet robot cable
Plastic-steel hybrid energy chain for extending-arm applications
Compact, low-cost, maintenance-free automation
igus opens online shop for connectors
igus chainflex CAT5e and CAT6 cables approved for cleanrooms
igus bar stock, plate and tube available for immediate delivery
drylin Q sliding plates offer simple tolerance adjustment
Next-gen igus E4Q energy chain for unsupported and long travels
How dryspin technology benefits from high-helix threads
SEW and Siemens motors chainflex hybrid cables: 3-yr guarantee
New iglidur Q2E bearing withstands loads up to 130MPa
Standard e-chain for small/medium sizes is quieter and stronger
iglidur J350 high-temperature filaments for 3D printing
CAT5e, CAT6 cables for e-chains have UL approval for US market
Lubrication-free ball transfer units with up to 500N capacity
igus E2 energy chain suits many hydraulic hose applications
igus offers more than 370 DNV GL certified chainflex cables
igus adds more sizes to drylin W exchange range
Plastic clamp attaches igus triflex R energy chains to cobots
Sealing rings extend service life of iglidur plain bearings
Intelligent monitoring of moving cables in smart factories
igus launches dryve D1 and D3 motor controllers
Wear-resistant iglidur plate ex-stock in additional grades
igus tribo-SLS powder exceeds US vehicle fire safety standards
Lower-cost chainflex data cable with UL approval
igus launches ice-chain for low-temperature applications
New igus iglidur K230 material for clip and flanged bearings
igus launches performance series drylin T rail guides
New chainflex CAN bus cable for highly dynamic applications
igus and Harting partner for reliable Ethernet transmission
All-in-one igus robolink DCi robotic arm and controller
igus industrial robot dresspack configurator saves time
New 35m motor-powered e-spool from igus
Low-cost robotic joints incorporate gearing, BLDC motor
Low-cost Delta robot is set to be a 'game changer'
igus launches new modular motion concept - robolink Apiro
igus launches new sizes and thicknesses of tribo-tape liner
igus launches next-generation intelligent cables
igus smart plastics increase plant safety, cut maintenance costs
iglidur A160 liner approved for food contact
Integrated QR-code on e-chains offers easy part identification
drylin W Exchange: change the bearing liner directly on the rail
Safe cable guidance even in the most confined spaces with E2.10
New chainflex CFSOFT cables for fast movements in small spaces
igus intoduces leadscrew nuts made of iglidur E7 tribopolymer
drylin E linear robot: configured online, delivered within 24h
Module connect for electrical & fibre optic cables, pneumatics
xiros pillow block bearings for food & packaging industry
Secure bus communication even for hanging applications
Low-cost robolink robot arm in a compact design
igubal for metallic pillow block and flange bearing housings
How retraction systems keep control of your cables
New profiles for iglidur semi-finished engineering products
igus chainflex hybrid bus cables for Ethernet and Profinet
igus drylin ZLW Eco linear guide for low-cost positioning tasks
Curved linear guides from igus – Guidance for variable radii
Adapter saves cost by making straight connectors angled
igus adds heavy-duty versions to drylin ZL linear guide range
igus expands additive production offering with iglidur i6
iglidur G1: similar price, double the performance to the ‘G’
iglidur HSD350: high-performance plastic for use in steam
Separator system from igus speeds up e-chain harnessing
guidefast control system for the manual control of indoor cranes
Tribo-filament produces 3D printed parts for harsh applications
igus ibow allows easy angling of cable connectors after fitting
igus d-rover provides RTG cranes with high-speed data
New generation of smart plastics adds more intelligence
Antibacterial iglidur W160 tribo-tape for medical and lab use
New generation of low-noise energy chains from igus
How to manage energy supply safely to great heights
igus drylin SHT leadscrew module in stainless steel
High-end chainflex series for confined spaces
Light, durable and food-safe: new xiros guide rollers from igus
How cycloidal gearboxes offer efficiency savings
Fully enclosed and heat-resistant: igus energy tubes
Long-life plastic gears from igus with iglidur I6
Save weight and money with GRP linear guides from igus
Energy chain moulded from FDA-compliant material
Rapid parts in any igus material moulded in 3D printed tooling
How ‘lean’ can igus energy chains be?
igus medium voltage cable for long-travel crane installations
Standard modular ‘zig-zag’ e-chain system now available at igus
iglidur L350 bearing rotates quickly, wears slowly
igus drylin linear axis with fast dryspin high-helix threads
Custom linear axes 3D printed by igus within 48 hours
chainflex CF.INI sensor and actuator cables
igus harnessed dress-packs: cable protection for welding robots
chainflex servo cable for machine tool applications
Compact rotation module for tight spaces from igus
igus bus cables for moving applications
robolink D 5-axis articulated arms now available pre-assembled
igus cables now have guaranteed temperature ratings
iglidur A181 food and packaging bearing material
Parallel guidance of corrugated tube simplified with an e-chain
New igus polymer material optimised for railway applications
igus readychain energy chain system
Modular linear axes from igus for custom linear drives
Maintenance-free and very lightweight ball bearings from igus
igus introduces its largest energy chain for light robotics
igus Smart Plastics help to avoid unplanned downtime
iglidur Q290 bearing material endures harsh environments
igus chainflex cables cope with demanding movements
Tribo tape liner from igus
iglidur I3-PL: wear-resistant tribo-powder for 3D SLS printing
iglidur X – the high-tech problem solver
iglidur F2 antistatic bearings for ESD-compatible applications
robolink D components and kits for building collaborative robots
readychain speed 2.0 uses single action to connect all cables
Low-profile drylin N linear guide
drylin E – pick and place inspection flat gantry
Easy-to-assemble e-tubes from igus
drylin ZLW toothed belt linear guide from igus
iglidur AB – antibacterial material for medical applications
triflex RSE energy chain retraction system for industrial robots
igus xiros rollers for packaging machines
drylin N linear guides from igus
Easy unrolling of harnessed e-chains
igus dryspin lead screw drives for high efficiency and low noise
e-skin: lightweight, versatile alternative to corrugated tubes
Carbon-fibre linear guide is ultra light and non-magnetic
Extended iglidur tribo-tape range for automotive applications
Guidelite plus: the all-plastic guide trough system
iglidur L500 – self-lubricating high-speed runner
igus introduces twisterband HD
guidelok slimline P: lightweight vertical energy chain system
New tribo-tape developments from igus
e-spool power makes light work for lighting beams
Robolink D: direct drive robotic arms from igus
CAT5/6/6A/7 Ethernet cable standards supported for energy chains
Special assembly tool for internal separators
drylin E flat gantry for test, measurement and labelling
Major investment in plain bearings by igus
Assembly tool for E2/000 e-chains
Easy assembly of chip-proof e-chain
magsnap magnetic adapter keeps energy chains on track
drylin E gantries from stock for XY, XZ and XYZ applications
Quick assembly tools for E4 e-chains
Offset adjustment for energy chains with FTA
Maintenance-free, quiet, clean and hygienic positioning systems
Products to help the medical industry from igus
guidefast: the quick e-chain trough for indoor cranes from igus
Best of robolink from igus
Chainflex ASI bus cable for dynamic machinery applications
Square profile linear guide with adjustable clearance from igus
Connect and go with the new readychain speed from igus
New e-tube for machine tools from igus
Direct drive robotic arms support lean automation
igus e-chains in offshore applications
Self-lubricating and quiet linear belt drive from igus
Secure cables in e-chains quickly and easily
iglidur plastic filament for 3D printing low-friction components
chainflex M cables guaranteed for 1 million double strokes
drylin Q now used in mobile control panels
New and improved igus chainflex cables
Automated coupling of energy chains for mobile equipment
chainflex cables have DNV GL ‘Germanischer Lloyd’ certificate
iglidur knife-edge rollers for conveyor applications
Pop-open e-chain provides easy access for cables
igus expands its xiros polymer ball bearing range
Fast assembly and quick connection for fully harnessed e-chains
Press fitting iglidur plain bearings made easy
Corrosion-resistant e-chains for the deep
E2 micro e-chains: small, light and even stronger
E4.1 light chain from igus is light and large
Power, data, air and media all in one system
Energy chain guide system enclosed for safe operation
igus’ dryspin technology offers more efficiency and less noise
Chainflex hybrid servo cable with bus element for energy chains
igus drylin Q square linear guides with adjustable clearance
CFRIP from igus now extends to over 230 chainflex cable types
14 new knife-edge, high-tech polymer roller dimensions at igus
Assembly tools cut energy chain opening times
igus triflex RSP for multi-axis robotics
igus bearings for high-load rotational applications
igus readychain light rack system slashes machine assembly costs
The igus automation range – plastics for longer life
Plain bearing linear axes for food and beverage applications
igus xiros ball bearings for multiple applications
High-performance xiros polymer bearings from igus
igus’ robolink for multiple robot applications
Cables in less than 24 hours with igus readycable
Universal iglidur J gliding pads from igus
Two new e-spool energy chain variants from igus
Plain bearing unit incorporates roller for low-friction sliding
Energy chains that are easy to install and cost effective
Easy-to-fill multi-axis energy chains from igus
igus introduces easy stripping to its chainflex range
igus food-grade bearings comply with EU 10/2011 and FDA specs
pikchain from igus has efficient continuous circular motion
Custom chainflex cables from igus available in just 3 weeks
Video of the week – new stock plates from igus
igus e-spool eliminates the need for slip rings on cable drums
New energy chains and cables for food industry applications
Knife edge rollers for lubrication-free belt deflection
igus launches heavy duty igubal clip spherical bearings
Low-cost roller energy chain and guiding trough from igus
igus linear drive modules for extreme conditions
igus bearings certified to medical standard
Electrically conductive energy chains available within 24 hours
Wye Cylinders recommends igus polymer bearings
Cost-effective plain bearing achieves fire-resistance standards
Short movie demonstrates benefits of drylin W linear guide rail
Drylin SLN-27 miniature linear drive with optional stepper motor
Chainflex CFRIP cables are easy, quick and safe to strip
Condition monitoring system designed for long-travel e-chains
New xiros ball bearing materials from igus
igus E6.1 energy chain is lighter, quieter and smoother
New robolink multi-axis joint for robots and automation
Blue iglidur A350 polymer plain bearings are FDA approved
New blue, metal-detectable igubal bearings for food industry
DryLin W plain linear bearings feature in short movie
Energy chain innovations deliver benefits for machine builders
E4.1 light saves weight in dynamic energy chain applications
New iglidur N54 environmentally-friendly bearing material
Linear actuators with polymer bearings and NEMA stepper motor
Assembly tools save time when working on Energy Chains
SLW Stop-and-Go features multiple carriages on one lead screw
Guidelok Slimline F guides requires less space
How to reduce the lead time for Energy Chains
Movie shows versatility of iglidur bearing materials
Igus Guidelok Slimline (SL) guides vertical energy chains
Explaining the options for DryLin plain linear bearings
See different material combinations used in plastic bearings
See igus P4 roller Energy Chain in action over long distances
See igus innovations at Midlands Design and Manufacturing
See ReadyChain pre-assembled cables and carriers in action
MKM double-flange bearing is easy to install
Detectable plastic bearings for food and drink machinery
Energy chains for diverse applications on machine tools
Movie demonstrate Auto-Glide self-guiding energy chain
Slewing rings with external toothed driving ring
Movie shows plain linear bearings in high-speed tests
Triflex RS energy chain module compatible with 100+ robots
igus E-Rover conveys power and data for gantry cranes
Energy chain opening tool is easy and very quick to use
Movie shows the world's largest energy chain in motion
Slewing rings use self-lubricating, low-friction bearing pads
Movie shows xiros plastic ball bearings in action
Movie illustrates versatility of DryLin W linear guides
Movie explains DryLin WJRM hybrid linear bearings
New, improved TwisterChain circular energy chain
Igus unveils first continuously circulating energy chain
Guidelok Slimline avoids damage to hanging energy chains
TwisterBand energy chain is compact and cost-effective
Energy chains keep hot swarf and chips away from cables
CC-Link cable is designed for use in energy chains
Slewing ring bearings are more compact and cost-effective
Strain relief cable clamps for use with energy chains
Igus P4 energy chains offered in two new sizes
Chainflex cables offered with NFPA 79 approval
Fibre-optic cable for energy chains withstands twisting
E4.1 energy chain combines benefits of E4/4 and E4/100
Plain linear guide features adjustable clearance
Igus P4 roller energy chains are quieter
E4.350 plastic energy chain is "the world's largest"
DryLin alternative to lead screw drives and pneumatics
Chainflex machine tool control cables are oil-resistant
New lubrication-free, self-aligning plastic ball bearings
Igus unveils miniature high-temperature iglidur bearings
Expanded range of xiros polymer ball bearings
E6 energy chain resists vibration better than alternatives
Igus launches GigE cable for dynamic applications
Plain bearings deliver environmental benefits
Universal module suits cramped robot applications
Chainflex CF Robot cable copes with torsional loads
Machined plastic bearings have predictable lifetime
Guidelok system keeps control of vertical energy chains
Igus offers semi-finished bar stock and custom components
Compact DryLin EasyTube linear unit is maintenance-free
Ex-stock polymer bearings have predictable service life
Innovative new products for dynamic power and data transmission
New smaller version of DryLin ZLW belt-driven actuator
Chainflex control cables gain UL and CSA approvals

Technical articles

How polymer strain wave gears complement low-cost automation
How ‘smart plastics’ make maintenance intelligent
Polymer banknotes have longer lifetime compared with paper notes
How to extend service life of plain bearings and reduce costs
Seven basic rules for good cables
Industry 4.0: realising the revolution, cables and energy chains
Tribo makes all the difference in plastic bearings
Technopolymer bearings - the advantages over alternatives
Continuous-flex cables - a buyer's guide
Energy-efficient energy chains and cables save money
Pre-harnessed energy chains save money for machine builders

Application Stories

Side-mounted energy chain for high-speed linear robots
igus helps autonomous vehicles in ocean research
igus drylin W linear systems for student spice vending machine
Motion plastics for medical applications
Engineering plastics for applications in the bottling industry
Award-winning SURTES Formula Student team uses igus cables
Connecting container ships to shore power
igus supplies machine tool maker with long-travel energy chains
igus linear guides used in long jump competitions
igus robotic arm stars in The Gadget Show celebrations
How igus e-spools help loudspeaker arrays fly
igus plain bearings used in medal-winning mono-skis
igus bearings improve performance of automated guided vehicles
Young Falkland Islanders inspired by 3D printing thanks to igus
3D printed parts improve usability of powered wheelchairs
igus linear bearings used in childbirth simulator
iglidur maintenance-free plastic bearings for curfboard trucks
How to manage power and control cables reliably on cranes
500-ton crane benefits from igus energy chains
igus energy chains, plastic bearings in de-icing aircraft
Zigzag e-chains manage cables for speaker and lighting trusses
Southampton students select plastic bearings for Submarine Races
Ready-to-connect igus readychain cuts assembly time
Complex kinetic sculpture benefits from igus e-spool guides
Lab equipment manufacturer achieves cost-effective automation
3D printed plastic gears out-perform machined alternatives
Child safety device uses igus bearing
Solar-powered buggy benefits from igus cables
Electric bike uses high-performance 3D printed triboplastics
How igus turned a child’s buggy into an all-terrain vehicle
igus supports Carologistics team at RoboCup German Open 2018
Potential applications of high-performance polymers in forklifts
Stylish wine storage with 3D-printed igus springs
igus energy chains and cables used in replacement lift bridge
Reliable igus parts for the packaging and labelling industry
How to achieve maximum rotation for a machine tool
How an automated production plant uses igus e-chains
Squeezing a catamaran into a single berth: igus vector award
igus helps engineering artist and designer with 3D printing
3D printed grippers cost less and are quicker to manufacture
igus bearings used in drilling machine in bone fracture repairs
Drone technology benefits from the use of igus motion plastics
How to connect 55m power cables from ship to shore
Bearings from igus help mapping specialist capture world in 3D
Modular cable feed system from igus for safe shore power supply
igus says YES to supporting GlitterBomb robot-building team
How igus linear systems can help the Fukushima clean-up team
How to create animatronics with robolink D
Aircraft inspection made easy: mobile fuselage inspection robot
How to install a safe shore power supply
Maintenance-free on the road with igus linear technology
igus gives articulated arm to the University of Southampton
Energy chains manage on-board cables and hoses
How robotics can make a book into a real page turner
UBRacing prepares for its 20th year of Formula Student
Vertical cable management using igus energy chain guide troughs
Improve productivity with readychain pre-harnessed energy chains
Improving cable management for industrial cranes and gantries
Experimental race motorcycle uses igus plastic bearings
igus tribo-filaments take on the soapbox challenge
igus bearings help Rega glide to a vinyl revival
Plastic plain bearings defy harsh conditions on tail lifts
Moving plastics for train interiors from igus
The 3D printed house
P4 roller e-chain for cranes and conveyors
Cardiff University utilises igus bearings for a smoother season
igus bearings and tape assist drone defence system
e-spools ease PA speaker array manoeuvring in university venue
Automated metal-finishing uses igus energy cable management
igus B160 iglidur tribo-tape for marine applications
igus drylin – smooth moving kitchen furniture
iglidur on a front loader test rig
igus e-chains help keep frost at bay
'Porton Man’ testing robot uses iglidur X plain bearings
igus helps Formula Student racing team feed its need for speed
igus low-friction tribo tape improves endurance race reliability
igus igubal spherical bearing improves quickshift gearchange
robolink helps robots break free
igus absorbs handlebar shocks in concept bike
iglidur surpasses car endurance test around the world
Robot mannequin ‘Porton Man’ moves with igus
Large-scale energy chain at Port of Felixstowe’s rail traverser
igus energy chains tame the tide
e-spool provides power and data in all directions
Fully automatic coupling of e-chains for cranes
igus bearings drive on to championship victory
Wimbledon’s roof glides with energy chains
igus plastics in 3D printers: lightweight and versatile
From pedals to steering, igus’ bearings fit many applications
Bearings for extreme outdoor applications such as solar panels
Pillow block bearings for solar and food industries
igus technology can reduce noise in wind turbines
Dry-running linear systems enable lubricant-free operation
Energy chain system increases uptime for Jaguar Land Rover
igus products defy woodworking dust for Routout
iglidur plastic bearings used for underwater applications
igus energy chain protects huge extraction hose
igus bearings give dimensional stability when wet
Energy chains and cables used in giant astronomical telescope
Plastic bearings with self-lubricating properties run smoothly
igus DryLin R linear bearings save costs in particle analysers
Maintenance-free plastic bearings enable cost savings
Bearings and energy chain systems meet tough camera applications
Bearings from igus help enhance the movie and gaming experience
Movie shows bicycle applications for polymer bearings
ReadyChains replace festoons to boost reliability
Films shows that iglidur is a girl's best friend
Plain linear guides offer advantages for robotic welding
Energy chains and Chainflex cables in crane applications
Single-wheel motorcycle trailer features igus bearings
Igus iglidur bearing materials selected for ski bindings
DryLin rail guidance system for woodworking machinery
Cable carriers help to minimise automation downtime
Plastic energy chains last four times longer than steel
Applications demonstrate benefits of plastic bearings
Test Drive Igus Energy Chains and Chainflex cables
Plain bearings last many times longer than linear guides
Antaris 2.5 wind turbine uses igubal self-aligning bearings
Igus bearings help mountain biker win Olympic gold
Self-lubricating polymer bearings out-perform bronze
Plain bearings help boost efficiency of solar energy plant
Energy chains and cables withstand Texan temperatures

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