Robotics and Automation

Posts focusing on Robotics and Automation in all industries

How easy is it to design a robot?

Designing a robot doesn’t need to be complicated. With the help of a group of partners, the RBTX low-cost automation platform ensures that designing your robot is quick, easy and can be cost-effective with a quick return on investment.

5 tips for getting started into robotics

Starting off in the world of Robotics doesn’t need to be expensive. In fact, it shouldn’t! At igus® we are a strong believer of this and with the new Apiro starter kit, you can learn, explore and try different systems without breaking the bank!

Avoid unplanned downtime with igus smart plastics

Avoid unplanned downtime – incorporate igus® smart plastics in your production line

The cosmetics industry heavily relies on their production line in order to meet business expectations and perform successfully. Therefore, just like production line’s in any industry, unplanned downtime due to equipment failure cannot be a possibility. With industry 4.0 at igus®, you won’t have to worry about unanticipated pauses in production that can lead to huge expenses for your organisation.

How important is smart plastics technology in automotive production?

No one likes a failure. In our own lives or in industry. Both can be catastrophic. Heart failure can shut the body down, a technical failure can shut a production line down. Obviously different levels of catastrophe; however, in automotive production, a failure can shut production lines costing tens of thousands of pounds every hour they are down.