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Innovations and line extensions 2015

We invite you to take a tour of the igus® stand at the Hannover Messe and provide you with the brand new highlights, with which you can reduce costs and improve technology.
 
You can find an overview of all new products and range extensions on this page.

Fair round tour with Artur Peplinski, Leader International Group Development & Marketing

 
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e-chain®

e-chain® ... corrugated tube ideas … innovative energy chain

Ultra light Energy supply

The e-skin is a tube consisting of an upper and lower shell which when fitted together is completely closed.

Ultra light Energy supply    

e-shell

The reinforcement for corrugated tube systems – e-shell

e-shell    

Robotic solutions … increase service life ... reduce assembly time

triflex® RSE retraction system

Prevent the formation of loops at the robot wrist. For all common robot sizes. Extend service lives, reduce costs.

triflex® RSE retraction system    

TRCF65

New sizes for easy-filling triflex® TRCF

TRCF65    

protection of the laser light cable

New bend radius for even greater cable protection

protection of the laser light cable    

TRC/TRE50

Gap closed – new size – triflex® TRC/TRE

TRC/TRE50    

triflex® R mounting for "Universal Robots"

triflex® R mounting for "Universal Robots"

triflex® R mounting for "Universal
Robots"    

e-chains® ... moving in all directions, guiding all energies and media ... more compact, up to 50 m, more stable

… for travels up to 2 m … compact ...

igus® cable reel without a slip ring - now in a new compact design

… for travels up to 2 m … compact ...    

e-spool power 25

The motor-driven e-spool for long extension lengths up to 25m (50m is possible).

e-spool power 25    

twisterband HD

Rotary movements in small spaces – Now even more stable

twisterband HD    

e-chains® ... for long travels ... in the chemicals industry, automatic coupling, from the modular kit

Quiet, fast, low wear, durable …

Reduce drive power for moving energy chains - with the E4.1 standard kit – E4.1 rol e-chain®

Quiet, fast, low wear, durable …    

guidelite Plus

Made from 100% plastic, therefore light and low cost. Media and chemical resistant plus corrosion free. Very quick and easy to assemble.

guidelite Plus    

Rise protection, easy to retro-fit

Rise protection, easy to retro-fit When guiding e-chains® on very long travels or in case of highest push/pull forces the igus rise protection gives you more security.

Rise protection, easy to retro-fit    

Crane girder trough module in more widths

igus® guidefast: guide trough for quick and easy assembly on standard indoor crane girders

Crane girder
trough module in more
widths    

autoglide 2700.07 and . 10

autoglide – self-guiding e-chains® without trough in more widths

autoglide 2700.07 and . 10    

… 30% less weight, 10Gbits, RTG coupling.

The system combines uninterrupted high-speed secure data transmission (maximum data rate 10Gbit), with FOC. Suitable for HD video transmissions and travel lengths of 800m and more.

… 30% less weight, 10Gbits, RTG coupling.    

e-chains® … for fast, safe, and low-cost vertical movement

Simple vertical energy guide system

Lower cost, lighter and even easier to assemble – guidelok slimline P

Simple vertical
energy guide system    

... held by magnets ...

For long, vertical hanging applications where the useof a guide trough is not possible for space reasons.

... held by magnets ...    

e-chains® ... for universal, clean and dirty environments …

... light, dynamic, dustproof …

A new member of the E4.1 Light family with integrated dust seal and 64 mm inner height – E4.64L

... light, dynamic, dustproof …    

... Tight and wide ... new width

R2.75 – e-tube with 75mm inner height, openable from both sides

... Tight and wide ... new width    

4240AX

Special e-chain® for applications with fine dust

4240AX    

... light, dynamic ... new widths.

Light, highly dynamic, cost-effective- new E4.1 Light size: E4.31L

... light, dynamic ... new widths.    

… new widths.

Available in three sizes as energy-tubewith new design

… new widths.    

System E6.1 – cleanroom suitable

System E6.1 – quiet running and cleanroom suitable e-chains® in new sizes

System E6.1 – cleanroom suitable    

smallest e-chain® of the world … 4,5mm

E2 micro – One piece design – even smaller size

smallest e-chain® of the world … 4,5mm    

e-chains® ... for "specials" … guide ultra-small capillary tubes or monitor your system

e-cord micro

e-cord micro — now parallel guiding of two

e-cord micro    

… damped e-chain®.

For applications with maximum vibration loads

… damped e-chain®.    

EMA

The EMA system is an electronic diagnostic tool

EMA    

e-chains® ... accessories ... reduce assembly time

divisible separators

To fill the e-chains® more easily and more effectively,

divisible separators    

48.Z, 48.ZT

Strain relief separators can be quickly

48.Z, 48.ZT    

e-chains® … online

Experto de Cadenas portacables con el buscador de cables

Con el experto de Cadenas portacables, configurar sistemas de Cadenas portacables completas para recorridos cortos o largos y aplicaciones colgantes.

Experto de Cadenas portacables con el buscador de cables    

Rotary motion with Multi Rotation Module (MRM) system

Circular motions with multi-rotation module system (MRM) – Configure and generate rotary motions with MRM in 3D-CAD

Rotary motion with Multi Rotation
Module (MRM) system    

chainflex® cables

chainflex® ... cables – tested & lasts

3 years guarantee for chainflex®

With our unique igus® guarantee for ALL chainflex® cables we are providing predictable security for 36 full months

3 years guarantee for chainflex®    

... Cables chainflex® – Testados, testados, testados!...

Los cables chainflex® son cables específicos para movimiento en cadenas portacables y están testados.

... Cables chainflex® – Testados, testados, testados!...    

40 % lightweight ...

High energy efficiency thanks to low driving forcesand use of lighter e-chains® Conductor cable made of special material CCA

40 % lightweight ...    

... Servo-Hybrid ...

The new chainflex® Servo hybrid cable

... Servo-Hybrid ...    

... CAT7-Ethernet... for e-chains®

Bus cables in the Ethernet area are becoming increasingly important.

... CAT7-Ethernet... for e-chains®    

... chainflex® M ... CAN Bus + Profinet cables...

For flexing applications Without influence of oil Preferably indoor applications

... chainflex® M ... CAN Bus + Profinet cables...    

FOC with Offshore approval

Gradient glass-fibre FOC for heavy duty use PUR outer jacket Metal-free

FOC with Offshore approval    

PUR fibre optic cable polymer

POF fibres for high load requirements and interference-free transmissionMaximum EMC protection

PUR fibre optic cable polymer    

… control cables … large cross-sections

For medium duty applications Without influence of oil Preferably indoor applications

… control cables … large cross-sections    

… chainflex® M PVC control cables

For flexing applications Without influence of oil Preferably indoor applications

… chainflex® M PVC control cables    

chainflex® M iguPUR controlcables

For flexing applications With influence of oil

chainflex® M iguPUR controlcables    

… chainflex® M ... Motor single cores

For flexible load requirements. Shielded and unshielded. Without influence of oil

… chainflex® M ... Motor single cores    

… more new chainflex® M types

For flexing applications Without influence of oil Preferably indoor applications

… more new chainflex® M types    

… measuring system cables for 24 drive manufactures

For medium duty applications Light oil influence Flame retardant

… measuring system cables for 24 drive manufactures    

… data cables … for robots

Steady expansion of our robotic cable product rangecontinues

… data cables … for robots    

… new Servo Spindle cable

For medium duty applications Almost unlimited resistance to oil

… new Servo Spindle cable    

quicker to strip … CFRIP® …

Open the jacket (inner jacket on shielded types) to the desired length using the special CFRIP® tear strip like a zip

quicker to strip … CFRIP® …    

EtherCAT Member ...

...in terms of real-time performance, low costs,flexible topology and easy handling …

EtherCAT Member ...    

Buscador de producto chainflex®

Encuentre cables chainflex® adecuados introduciendo solamente un poco de información.

Buscador de producto chainflex®    

readychain® ... readycable®

readychain® ... readycable® ... Ready-to-install energy supply systems and harnessed cables …

… 8- and 12-pin in a confined space

Now from catalogue: ready-to-connect actuator/sensor cables .

… 8- and 12-pin in a confined space    

... DVI to HDMI ...

Harnessed cables for video transmissions in e-chains®applications

... DVI to HDMI ...    

… robust RJ-45

Secure grip and protection now also for RJ-45 connectors.

… robust RJ-45    

... new Standard ...

Flexible use, for example, as a network plug connector (615 series), for hybrid cables…

... new Standard ...    

… World’s first …

World’s first, developed for e-chains®: Now USB 3.0 Micro Type A also available as readycable®.

… World’s first …    

...Drive Cliq für e-chains®..

Expanding the range to include assembled Drive Cliq cables for e-chains®.

...Drive Cliq für e-chains®..    

... 400 x new.

Now choose from 7 quality levels and over 3200 drive cables with guaranteed service life

... 400 x new.    

readycable® Productfinder

Find drive cables according to manufacturer standards online easily and quickly.

readycable® Productfinder    

readychain® speed 2.0

The next generation of the plug-in chain from igus®.

readychain® speed 2.0    

readychain® rolling rack

Easy unrolling of harnessed e-chains®

readychain® rolling rack    

iglidur®

iglidur® materials – for general purpose

Now 16 iglidur®-full range materials …

At your fingertips – the most cost effective bearing that is guaranteed to work

Now 16 iglidur®-full range materials …    

… lubrication-free endurance runner

Specially developed for fast continuous operation under low loads, iglidur® L500, inter alia, is intended for fan and electric motor applications.

… lubrication-free endurance runner    

... iglidur® – antibacterial*

Plain bearings made of iglidur® AB help to reduce the microbial load in difficult to access bearing points.

... iglidur® – antibacterial*    

… good to shafts … in case of heavy duty

iglidur® Q290 shows outstanding service life in agricultural and similar heavy duty applications, especially on frequently encountered "soft" shafts (e.g. galvanised).

… good to shafts … in case of heavy duty    

... large and hot ... from stock

Extension of the standard range of high-tech problem solver iglidur® X for high temperature and media resistance.

... large and hot ... from stock    

Tribo coating … custom

Is it the beginning of new possibilities? The requirements for the tribo-coating of metallic components are as varied as the sliding partner.

Tribo coating … custom    

Custom iglidur® injection moulded parts

Besides a large standard range of standard plain bearings, there are bearing solutions customised for each individual case with added value. igus® provides you both - from one source!

Custom iglidur® injection moulded parts    

... iglidur® housing block ... one for all

The universal height-adjustable housing block for all iglidur®materials is easy to install and for flexible use.

... iglidur® housing block ... one for all    

iglidur® esperto de rodamientos deslizantes

Usando el experto de rodamientos deslizantes iglidur®, Vd. puede obtener un resumen de materiales iglidur® adecuados después de unas pocas introducciones sobre su aplicación.

iglidur® esperto de rodamientos deslizantes    

Buscador-iglidur®

Buscador-iglidur®, seleccione el material adecuado rápidamente

Buscador-iglidur®    

iglidur® on Tour: un coche compacto con 56 cojinetes deslizantes iglidur® está realizando una gran gira

iglidur® on Tour: alrededor del mundo con cojinetes deslizantes de plástico hechos por igus®: un coche compacto está realizando una gran gira

iglidur® on Tour: un coche compacto con 56 cojinetes deslizantes iglidur® está realizando una gran gira    

iglidur® PRT

iglidur® slewing ring bearings – maintenance free

more plastic … 30 % less weight

The new outer ring made of plastic reduces weight and costs.

more plastic … 30 % less weight    

… with clamp lever …

The new alternative to the terminal block with Allen screw allows the clamping of the PRTs with a handle.

… with clamp lever …    

motorised …

The robolink® D articulated joints are motor-driveniglidur® PRT slewing ring bearings in a plastic housing.The main component is a worm gear.

motorised …    

iglidur® stock bars

iglidur® … … bar stocks – design freedom

… new intermediate sizes of bar stocks

New iglidur® bar stock diameters of 15, 25, 35, 45 and 55 mm for more efficient production of lubricant and maintenance free components while improving the friction coefficients as well as for the substantial increase in service life.

… new intermediate sizes of bar stocks    

... +250 °C from stock

iglidur® X has an excellent combination of high temperatureresistance, high compressive strength, andexcellent resistance to chemicals.

... +250 °C from stock    

Dampening …

iglidur® M250 bar stock for applications that demanda bearing material with excellent vibration dampeningproperties.

Dampening …    

... wide variety ...

The fast-and-slow-motion specialist iglidur® J is available as tube in three diameters.

... wide variety ...    

... Fast production …

speedicut: machined special parts fromiglidur® materials

... Fast production …    

Buscador de productos semiterminados iglidur®

Buscador de productos iglidur®, rápido acceso al material correcto

Buscador de productos semiterminados iglidur®    

iglidur® ... Tribo-Tape – design freedom

Tribo-Tape wider now...

In addition to the standard width of 120 mm, the new width 500 mm offers still more design flexibility without elaborate butt joints.

Tribo-Tape wider now...    

... News from the reel ... iglidur® B160

Especially where the iglidur® Tribo-Tape is a visible part, the new black option now offers even more design freedom.

... News from the reel ... iglidur® B160    

highly wear-resistant... from the roll ...

The new highly wear-resistant iglidur® Tribo-Tape made of the material iglidur® V400 withstands the upper long-term application temperatures of +200 °C and is extremely resistant to media.

highly wear-resistant... from the roll ...    

iglidur® ... Tribo-Filament for 3D printing

… iglidur® hot off the press...

The materials that have been specially developed for 3D printing are up to 50 times more abrasion-resistant than conventional 3D print materials.

… iglidur® hot off the press...    

… one material - from prototype to series …

The new Tribo-Filament iglidur® J260 is the first standard igus® material that is printable, available as bar stock and injection molding part.

… one material - from prototype to series …    

... 3D-print-Copyshop ...

We print your required component made from lubricantfree and wear-resistant iglidur® plastic for yourapplication.

... 3D-print-Copyshop ...    

igubal®

igubal® … spherical bearings – self-aligning

… easy clipping …

Quick and easy to install - the self-aligning igubal® spherical bearings for easy clipping into sheet metal.

… easy clipping …    

With angle compensation

Thrust piece or connecting element between actuator and workpiece for decoupling and/or balancing edge loads

With angle compensation    

Dampening bushes

Dampening bushes

Dampening bushes    

… crimping & removable ...

Easy to assemble and disassemble

… crimping & removable ...    

… new sizes of spherical balls …

Spherical bearingswith spherical balls made ofiglidur® J

… new sizes of spherical balls …    

… new sizes of spherical balls …

The second generation of our igubal® spherical bearings of dimensional series K was supplemented by the dimension 08.

… new sizes of spherical balls …    

xiros®

xiros® ... polymer ball bearings

… with flange …

xiros® flange ball bearings with stainless steel balls have been developed for maintenance-free use in conveyor belts, cam rollers and deflection rollers.

… with flange …    

… system solution …

The complete solution combines lightweight, anodised aluminium tubes with maintenance-free and low-priced flange ball bearings made from xirodur B180.

… system solution …    

… smoother operation

The advanced material xirodur D180 is still much quieter and is suitable for high rotational speeds with low radial load.

… smoother operation    

… cost effective

xirodur G220 polymer ball bearings – cost-effective and for higher temperatures

… cost effective    

xirodur-B180 product range expansion

Expanded range – lubricant and maintenance free xiros® polymer ball bearings in new standard size.

xirodur-B180 product range expansion    

xiros® - thin ring bearing

xiros® polymer ball bearing in newdimensions – thin ring bearing

xiros® - thin ring bearing    

...simply screw

Fast and easy to install in many standard tubes.

...simply screw    

… run smoother

With the new axial polymer ball transfer unit, sensitive goods can be easily and safely transported.

… run smoother    

… with flange …

Flange ball bearing made fromxirodur B180

… with flange …    

… geared

The slewing ring bearing with external drive ring can be directly driven by a toothed belt.

… geared    

xirodur-B180 Inch dimensions

igus® expands the range of the inch dimensions for xirodur B180 ball bearings by 7 new sizes.

xirodur-B180 Inch dimensions    

drylin®

drylin® linear technology ... Carbon … light weight

the lightest linear guide in the world …*

Everything in plastic now also applies to the drylin® W linear system in size 06.

the lightest linear guide in the world …*    

lubricant … 100 % metal free

The combination of tribologically optimised drylin®W linear guide made of carbon with dry-tech® polymers in the carriage and deflection make the toothed belt axis ZLW-0630-P the first completely metal free toothed belt axis

lubricant … 100 % metal free    

… carbom easy drive

The structure of the drylin® linear module SAW is based on the lubricant free drylin® W linear guide with a carbon rail profile and a dry-tech® linear carriage.

… carbom easy drive    

drylin® linear technology … lubricant free … curved … with clamps

… cornering technology

For the product series drylin® W and T igus® providesrail profiles according to customer requirements in a curved shape

… cornering technology    

...Quick assembly ... light weight ... Alu

drylin® W Tandemgehäuse für schnelle Montage.

...Quick assembly ... light weight ... Alu    

...resistant in Ø25 ...

Extreme resistance combined with flexibility and resiliencemarks the new stainless steel drylin® W linearguide system in installation size 25.

...resistant in Ø25 ...    

.. closed tightly

Suitable for drylin® W high profile rails, the new covers also offer, besides an elegant rail end, a practical protection against the ingress of dust, dirt or chips.

.. closed tightly    

... easily fixed ...

In addition to the individual bearing housings madeof anodised aluminium, the drylin® W product rangealso contains a matching manual clamp option.

... easily fixed ...    

... small clamp

The hand clamping function for installation size 06 completes the scope of delivery of the drylin® W linear system.

... small clamp    

… flat … clamp

Everywhere where only a small space is available, the drylin® N flat guide proves itself.

… flat … clamp    

… with yz preload

drylin® N is the linear guide for solutions with littlespace. Extremely compact, flat design and lightweight.

… with yz preload    

… longer service life also in INCH

With up to 8 times longer service life on steel shaftsfilms, the liners made of the dry-tech® material iglidur®E7 are remarkable in practical use.

… longer service life also in INCH    

… quick clip on

Quick installation by hand for sheet thicknesses of 14to 30 mm characterise the new drylin® JUCM liners.

… quick clip on    

easy two times

Lubricant-free, accurate, easy and thereby quick to install.

easy two times    

… also round shaft clamping

New and unique linear housing with integrated manual clamp is available for drylin® R round shaft guides.

… also round shaft clamping    

drylin® linear technology ...hybrid bearings – roll and slide

… 2 rollers + 3 sizes … rol & gliding

The extremely lightweight running due to the two diagonallyapplied maintenance free rollers characterises thenew generation of drylin® W hybrid bearings.

… 2 rollers + 3 sizes … rol & gliding    

.. hybrid bearing clamp

Manual clamp for drylin® W size 06

.. hybrid bearing clamp    

… light running with 8 rollers

The sliding and rolling system exhibits a convincing performance in many applications which require an easy and low noise adjustment.

… light running with 8 rollers    

roll easily & clips - film jerk-free

New camera slider with double roller and clamp

roll easily & clips - film jerk-free    

drylin® lead screw technology ... lubricant free ... efficient ... 5 materials available

Full range materials for dryspin/trapeze

drylin® lead screw nuts in 5 materials

Full range materials for dryspin/trapeze    

lightweight and efficient … aluminium

The combination of efficient dryspin® thread and hard anodised aluminium convinces by its low weight and an optimised plain bearing pairing with lubricant free dryspin® lead screw nuts from the full range.

lightweight and efficient … aluminium    

New dryspin® high-helix ... thread sizes …

The dryspin® high helix lead screw optimised on lubricantfree igus® dry-tech® high-performance polymersis very efficient and long-lasting in a quiet vibration freeoperation.

New dryspin® high-helix ... thread sizes …    

high helix lead screws … new sizes

6 new sizes for dryspin®

high helix lead screws … new sizes    

Configurador y pronóstico de vida de las unidades de husillos

Con nuestro configurador de unidades de husillos puede encontrar rápidamente el producto correcto y obtener un pronóstico de la vida útil.

Configurador y pronóstico de vida de las unidades de husillos    

drylin® drive technology ... lubricant and maintenance free ... manual and electrical ... drylin® E

… miniatur …lift ...swivel

The new drylin® lift/swivel unit is based on a toothedrack drive with coated aluminium 4 square profile

… miniatur …lift ...swivel    

quick delivery … in 24 h

Medicine, laboratory technology, packagingigus® delivers ready to install, pre-configured linearmodules (drive: lead screw or toothed belt) from stockwithin 24 hours....

quick delivery … in 24 h    

Gantries within 24h … Line … Multiaxis … Surface & Room

Gantries are a combination of several linear axes inorder to implement a multidimensional movement.

Gantries within 24h … Line … Multiaxis … Surface & Room    

fast ... compact ... low cost

Many infeed movements require cost-effective linear axes that focus on pure adustment tasks

fast ... compact ... low cost    

Low-cost automation with motor – ZLW eco

ZLW-0630-eco - drylin® linear axes of the low-cost automation type series.

Low-cost automation with motor – ZLW eco    

… lightweight & low priced … incl. Motor

A modular design for easy adjustments at a cost-effectiveprice. These key messages characterise thedrylin® linear axes of the low-cost automation type series.

… lightweight & low priced … incl. Motor    

... direct drive ...

The SHTC is the compact version of the smallest SHT type series.

... direct drive ...    

drylin® drive technology ... accessories .. drylin® E ... electrical components and control unit

… digital measuring

The proven drylin® SLW linear module in installation size 1080 can be equipped with a new digital measuring system and adapts to any requirements.

… digital measuring    

... adjustable synchronously

An ergonomic operation in limited installation space.

... adjustable synchronously    

... Hygienic design ... manually adjustable

For applications in the food and pharmaceutical industries,igus® offers linear modules made of corrosion-resistant stainless steel according to hygienicdesign guidelines.

... Hygienic design ... manually adjustable    

... directly & efficiently driven

igus® offers drylin® E lead screw motors as a standalone solution with stepper motors NEMA 11,17 and 23, with optional encoder function.

... directly & efficiently driven    

... axis / motor / axis

From now on, gantry structures will benefit from the new drylin® E drive unit with a NEMA34 stepper motor.

... axis / motor / axis    

… easily mounted

New mounting brackets are available for fasteningdrylin® ZLW toothed belt axes made of aluminiumconstruction profiles.

… easily mounted    

... Motors …

drylin®-linear axes can be immediately equipped with DC motors.

... Motors …    

DC Protect

Users benefit twice from protected DC motors. Thehousing protects from dirt and contains a compatiblejack for a fail-safe connection

DC Protect    

... Control it remotely

A lubricant free linear axis, configured ready-to-installwith drylin® stepper and DC motors. As a single axisor in the gantry structure ... until now.

... Control it remotely    

robolink®

robolink® … joint-construction-kit

robolink® News and line extentions 2015

Low-cost automation robolink® D articulated arms

robolink® News and line extentions 2015    

robolink® D

igus® offers mechanical components for automationsolutions, e.g. for articulated robotic arms.

robolink® D    

robolink® D robot joint

robolink® D robot joint with two PRT slewing ring bearings

robolink® D robot joint    

robolink® D

Slewing ring bearing (iglidur® PRT) in a plastic housing.

robolink® D    

robolink® D robot joint withdirect drive

The articulated joints can be ordered with or withoutmotor. We currently offer igus® stepper motors asstandard.

robolink® D robot joint withdirect drive    

WAGO-control

In cooperation with WAGO Kontakttechnik GmbH & Co.KG, a Germany-based manufacturer of automation and interconnection products, a solution for controlling the robolink® system is available.

WAGO-control    

robolonk® articulated arm

robolink® 4 DOF articulated arm and electric gripper as auxiliary arm for wheelchair patients with reduced mobility. Individually configurable.

robolonk® articulated arm    

Underwater robot

This diving robot was developed by our customer Habib Nasri from the Leibnitz University of Hannover. He received his doctorate in the subject "gesture control" at the IPEG Institute.

Underwater robot    

dry-tech® ... ... Services

manus® 2015

Concurso manus® 2019

9.º concurso manus® para aplicaciones apasionantes con cojinetes plásticos

Concurso manus® 2019    

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