Videos

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




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 ...





Long life plastic gears from igus

igus has extended its range of 3D printing materials with the addition of iglidur I6 for Selective Laser Sintering (SLS). Characterised by a wear resistance at least six times higher than that of ...





How ‘lean’ can igus energy chains be?

This week we take a close look at the E4.1L series, which igus developed specifically to save on assembly time. In comparison with standard interior separation, using the E4.1L ‘lean’ interior ...


Highlights of Hannover Messe 2017

In this week’s video, Dr Stefan Kombüchen runs through key highlights from igus at the recent Hannover Messe. Around 166 new products and accessories were on display, from 3D printed plastic gears ...


How robotics can make a book into a real page turner

If you have a suction pad, digital scanner and a robolink arm, you too can put the printed word on to the silver screen. This week’s video is an elaborate demonstration of a book scanner using a ...