Videos

Visual demonstrations of the latest technology revealing just how innovative and effective the latest products and solutions can be.


WAGO energy distribution solutions

Whether it’s through wind power, solar power, water, biogas, or conventional resources, WAGO control technology offers a wide range of possibilities for automating the energy distribution network. ...


What you missed at this year’s Motek

In this week’s video, Artur Peplinski, vice president of igus in Germany, takes us through some of the highlights of the 112 innovations and product range extensions presented during this year’s ...



How igus puts drylin through its paces

In the dry-tech test lab in Cologne, Germany, igus puts its’ self-lubricating drylin linear plain bearings, linear axes and lead screw modules through their paces.


10 top trends for modern machine tools

In this week’s video, igus highlights how its motion plastics are being used in modern machine tools to reduce costs and improve equipment performance. From lathes where hot chips occur to compact ...


On your bike with igus

In this week’s video, we take a ride on the igus bike. In terms of weight, it stands out on its own, integrating 25 iglidur bearings – everywhere from the front suspension and shock absorbers, to the ...


WAGO lighting solutions at LuxLive

Stand M45 at LuxLive sees WAGO present its wide range of solutions for lighting. From SMD through-board terminal blocks that open up new luminaire design possibilities, to automated lighting ...



How to create animatronics with robolink D

We start this week’s video with a T-Rex that looks as if it is smiling, just about to say, “Boo!” However, if we were to strip away the skeletal pieces, underneath are modular parts from motion ...




WAGO process solutions at PPMA

Stand A68 at PPMA sees WAGO present its wide range of solutions for process industries. From scalable modular I/O that allows companies to quickly ramp up capacity without compromising on cabinet ...



10 reasons to change your metal bearings

In this week’s video René Achnitz, head of the iglidur bearings business unit at igus, gives 10 reasons why engineers should consider changing their metal bearings with iglidur tribopolymer bearings.


Soft robot climbs walls using vacuum

Scientists from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) have created the first functional robot powered entirely by vacuum. Made up of soft building blocks, it moves by having ...


Teaching robots the rules of pedestrian conduct

Just as drivers observe the rules of the road, most pedestrians follow certain social codes when navigating a hallway or a crowded thoroughfare. Engineers at MIT have designed an autonomous robot ...





How to install a safe shore power supply

Port authorities are looking into new ways to supply ships with shore power, as opposed to using their diesel-driven generators, in a bid to reduce CO2 emissions. In this week’s video, igus ...



How to avoid guide wear on drive chains

Drives chains transmit mechanical power from one place to another a common industrial application is a conveyor. For these long runs, chain guides are used that are often made of Polypropylene or a ...