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Presented at the Hannover Messe 2019, the basic framework of the igus ‘rohbot’ is a new, lighter and more precise robolink DC articulated arm made of plastic.
Supplier news
01/06/19 - For users seeking low cost automation, igus presented two new approaches at the Hannover Messe 2019.
Using the high-temperature 3D printer, the filament can be processed well on a printing plate equipped with a PET film.
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25/05/19 - Thanks to the new 3D printer, users can now use a lubrication-free and maintenance-free filament for the production of heat-resistant special parts.
The new TR.RSEL retraction system with energy chains ensures trouble-free operation of robots.
Supplier news
14/05/19 - Treotham introduces a new retraction system from igus for energy chains designed to ensure fail-safe operation of robots in modern industrial environments.
German Federal Chancellor Dr Angela Merkel and Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven visited the igus stand at the Hannover Messe
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03/05/19 - igus presented the future of service robotics to illustrious visitors at the Hannover Messe 2019 trade show held in April.
Tom Krause, Business Division Manager Additive Manufacturing at igus
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20/02/19 - igus has added new laser sintering printers to expand their 3D printing capacity for the production of durable wear-resistant parts for customers.
igus plane-chain: New, reliable energy chain system with convex special trough for high speeds in automation
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24/11/18 - Treotham introduces a new e-chain solution from igus specifically designed for long travels in production automation applications.
Futek's IAA Series amplifier: A full-bridge strain gauge-based load and torque sensor resides within the claw of the robotic arm measuring the torque and load of an object.
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22/10/18 - Assembly lines in plants employ industrial robots for greater efficiency and reliability.
Park, dock and load with quickly configurable and wear-resistant igus gears in the Matrix charging system
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07/10/18 - The high-tech company Easelink from Graz, Austria, therefore, relies on the 3D printing service from motion plastics specialist igus.
Whether as a kit or a preassembled system, the 5-axis articulated arm from Treotham simplifies entry into the world of automation.
Supplier news
25/09/18 - With its robolink range of igus products, Treotham aims to offer low-cost components made of lubrication-free and maintenance-free plastics.
SMC digital pressure switch_accurate reliable pressure
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12/09/18 - ​SMC will be showcasing at this years Foodtech Packtech New Zealand from 18 – 20 September
TiM sensors for environment detection and navigation support
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30/08/18 - The fact that man and machine can now live together is made possible not least by sensor solutions such as the 2D LiDAR sensors from SICK's TiM series.

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