Videos

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



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 ...


How to source the right manufacturing partner

We have collaborated with leading digital manufacturer, Proto Labs, to create a guide to sourcing the most appropriate and cost effective manufacturing partner for your project. Find out more in this ...




How robust is a stainless steel leadscrew module?

This week’s video is well worth the watch… as we see a new product being set on fire. igus’ new stainless steel option to its drylin SHT range of leadscrew modules, made entirely of 304 grade ...




How to manage energy supply safely to great heights

In this week’s video, igus introduces a compact 3D energy chain system for cranes and work platforms. The e-drum routes energy, data and media, such as air and liquids, safely to great heights.


Should we fear Artificial Intelligence?

Machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) will change society as we know it according to engineers at a recent technology conference in London. But will it all be positive or are we headed ...



How turnkey solutions can be implemented on-board

Popular on ships where dynamic positioning operations take place – such as during the installation of sea based wind turbines - an azimuth thruster is a configuration of marine propellers that can be ...


Keeping Audi ahead of the game

FANUC’s acclaimed industrial robots are delivering unrivalled speed, reliability and consistency for AUDI Hungaria, helping the company reach its targets, with typical annual production of 2 million ...



Hypersonic reusable spaceplane design gets sign off

The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has selected The Boeing Company to complete advanced design work for a reusable spaceplane. The XS-1 program aims to build and fly an entirely ...