As this odd summer draws to a close, we settle down with a glass of red rather than chilled white, and marvel at how quickly this year is passing. In a few years time we will see 2020 on the side of a bottle, and what memories will come back then?
People’s ability to adapt their way of living has become second to none. Not being able to exhibit in the normal fashion hasn’t stopped igus® from showcasing their new products. They have introduced a virtual exhibition. The blog explains how you can visit from the comfort of your home office!
The importance of protecting cables has never been so pertinent as it is when cables are battling with the elements , elevated hundreds of feet in the air. igus® offers e-chain® systems that not only protect the cables but can inform you of defects.
Q&A with Matthew Aldridge: Managing Director of igus®. Get an overview of some igus® key features and how we are continuing with innovation in the plastics world.
e-chain® systems can be used in a large number of different applications, so much so that the industries using our e-chains® are hugely varied across the UK. Bespoke, unique, and standard solutions mean your solution can be found in our products.
Happy new year and new decade to all newsletter readers!
Perhaps like me you made a list of new years resolutions, which is already looking a little too long. When I was at school, a wise person gave me some sound advice on writing lists; put down everything you know then “etc.” at the end, the reader will then assume you know more than you do. I still use this trick to this day! Anyway, no matter what other resolutions you may have, resolve one more thing for 2020; improve the life of your machine while saving money! Throughout 2020 my offer still stands, so email me with the details of your requirements and, I promise I will give it my urgent attention. This applies to bearings, linear guides, cable chains and flexible cables, the samples are free and you could save a lot of money. You are also always welcome to visit us in Northampton!
Autumn is here and the UK engineering exhibition season starts with Advanced Engineering, again at the NEC, on 30th and 31st October 2019. You will find igus® on stand H8, where we plan to have all 2019 new products on show and VR headsets where you can fly through the igus® factory. As always, we will have engineers on hand to talk you through the products, and we will be serving drinks and light refreshments all day.
COP26 is now behind us, and the work starts now on real practical ways to help the environment. All igus customers know that there is a huge immediate benefit to changing to igus motion plastics; the total elimination of lubrication. You can read about this at our sustainability page here https://www.igus.co.uk/info/sustainability Last week igus UK launched yet another environmental initiative, cable recycling. As well as being an eco-friendly way to recycle your used cables, the money raised will be used to plant trees in collaboration with the National Trust, https://www.igus.co.uk/info/chainflex-recycling.
Over the last year we have all had to get used to working on Zoom or Microsoft Teams, and this way of life is certainly here to stay! One great feature in Teams is the chat function, and my dear newsletter readers, you are most welcome to chat with me. I will be taking a summer break from writing the editorial in these newsletters, but my message to you remains the same: if you have moving parts on your machine, then it is likely that we can save you time and money. My offer of samples still stands, so contact me with the details of your requirements and, I promise I will give it my urgent attention. This applies to bearings, linear guides, cable chains and flexible cables, the samples are free and you could save a lot of money.
More new products, range extensions and digital offerings than ever before: Telescopic robot hose packages, dry-operating ball bearings with 21 times the service life, large scale 3D printing, 4K or smart and much, much more … You can find out about the top new products in this newsletter, as a quick video overview, or by reading about them on the web, also as a catalogue and on the physical/virtual trade show stand that has received the iF Design award.