Issue 11/2019 (2)

Editor Matthew Aldridge writes:

Save now AND make improvements

The most cost-effective cable that is guaranteed to work

Now is perhaps the right time to introduce technological innovations and, simultaneously, save cash: the most cost-effective cable that is guaranteed to work.

igus® supplies cables to match any electrical specifications, with up to 7 different cable qualities, based on thousands of practical tests. Ask for a quotation within 24 hrs.

What always applies? The chainflex® guarantee of 36 months*.

We look forward to welcoming you to our SPS trade show stand.

igus® at SPS in Nuremberg
26 – 28.11.2019
Hall 4 | Stand 310

Best wishes

Matthew Aldridge

The best price : CABLE ratio

With the igus® price check, the right cable for your needs can be found very quickly

The world’s number 1 as regards selection, tests and guarantee. With chainflex® cables from igus®, you reduce your costs by up to 74.1%. With the same or a longer service life.

Example: 64.7% more cost-effective in the case of control cables and a 36-month guarantee*

Huge price advantage

Guaranteed service life of 5 million cycles

Huge technical advantage

139 million cycles proven in the igus® laboratory

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Achieve savings in applications with the help of motion plastics®

Considerably increased maintenance intervals
17 million cycles per year, 1.71 seconds per component: this means a massive amount of stress on the built-in components. chainflex® cables are used in extremely small installation spaces in this printed circuit board assembly machine and ensure considerably longer maintenance intervals.

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motion plastics® news

Calculate the service life of chainflex® cables
What do I save if I choose a more cost-effective alternative cable? How many cycles can it cope with? Quickly calculate the expected service life of a cable in your application and automatically initiate a comparison of possible cables. Easily comparable on the basis of price information relating to the alternative cables.

Calculate service life and compare now

… Save costs, time and weight …
Lightweight e-chains® for extremely fast installation and filling. Good price and great selection. Inner heights of 31mm to 64mm, available as e-chain® or closed energy tube.

e-chain® series E4.1L

… Reduce harnessing time by up to 95% …
Individual, harnessed energy supply systems, which can be easily installed on-site without any “frills”. Buy the simplest version with an energy chain, cables according to your specifications, plug-in connectors and strain relief components at a very low price but with considerable benefits for you.

readychain® harnessed systems

… Save space in small installation spaces …
New motor axis based on the drylin® pre-load prism slide. Thanks to the direct connection to an igus® lead screw motor, it is very precise and compact. Initiator kit, which can be attached with flat or angled metal plates, as an extension when needed.

Low-profile drylin® SLNV module with motor

… the key to smart industrial automation…
Single Pair Ethernet for uniform Ethernet communication, all the way from the control cabinet to the machine, including the “last metre”. Data transmission via only one pair of wires. Smaller outer diameter for a reduction of weight and necessary space. With a 36 month guarantee*.

chainflex® CFBUS.PUR.042

Saving costs and achieving improvements at SPS

Reduce costs by 25% with E4.1L e-chain® system | Save 50% system costs with micro flizz® | Save 40% time with E4Q e-chain® | Save up to 50% costs with iglidur® plain bearings or up to 70% with xiros® ball bearings and igubal® spherical bearings,  when substituted 1:1 for metal | Save up to 60% costs with drylin® linear technology and dryspin® lead screw technology | Low Cost Automation

26/11/19–28/11/19 at SPS: Hall 4 | Stand 310

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Insights from the igus® lab

Seven basic rules for good cables
The chainflex® laboratory concentrates on special experiments and tests that are not covered by the relevant normal standards and laboratories but are absolutely necessary for determining the service life and functional capability of moving cables.

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Where is igus® hiding?

Robot for drilling platform
High costs, numerous manual procedures and a large safety risk for workers: a new robot-aided solution compensates for all these negatives associated with work on an oil drilling platform. An autonomous drilling platform system has been developed for use on land or at sea.

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See motion plastics® at these trade shows

Trade show calendar: Make an appointment and request a free entrance ticket

SPS Smart Production Solutions
26 – 28.11.19

Your personal cost reducer and technology improver on site

All dry-tech® and e-chain® enquiries welcome

01604 677240


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