Videos

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


Matthew Aldridge talks motion plastics

In this week’s video, Matthew Aldridge, managing director of igus, introduces motion plastics. Motion plastics are engineering plastics developed specifically for moving applications – in particular, ...


Tribo-filaments take on the soapbox challenge

In this week’s video, igus engineers compare the abrasion resistance of 3D-printed plastic parts made of iglidur I180 and standard ABS materials. However, to make the test procedure more exciting, ...



Race car engines use maxon motors

Gibson Technology is a world leading supplier of expertise in high performance race engines. In this short video John Manchester, Gibson's operations director, explains why maxon 's engineering ...


Inside the state-of-the-art igus dry-tech test lab

In this week’s video from motion plastics specialist, igus, learn more about how its state-of-the-art dry-tech test laboratory in Cologne, Germany is dedicated to helping customers extend service ...


Bus cables for moving applications

In this week’s video from motion plastics specialist, igus, learn about quality design features for high-end bus cables, and their critical importance for engineers building systems with dynamic ...


Brushless DC motor speed control demo

Brushless DC motors (BLDC motors) from Oriental Motor can achieve up to 970lb/in of torque when combined with a standard geared option and with their space savings design contribute to a compact and ...



Moving plastics for train interiors

There are few places inside a train where you’ll not be within close proximity of an igus product. Whether it’s an e-chain to gently guide chainflex cables safely above a sliding door, driven by a ...



Smart plastics for predictive maintenance

In this week’s video, we learn more about how smart plastics from igus adds intelligence and communications to its proven cable, e-chain and linear bearing products. This industry 4.0-ready ...


drylin ZLW for linear robotic applications

In this week’s video, the drylin ZLW linear robot system is explained in more detail by motion plastics specialist, igus. This modular drive system enables engineers to design and configure their own ...


readychain energy chain system

In this week’s video, we learn more about igus readychain - the pre-assembled and fully harnessed energy chain system designed to fit directly onto your machine, whether it’s a machining centre, ...


igus at the Engineering Design Show

At this year’s Engineering Design Show, igus showcased its latest drylin linear guide systems, as well as cable management and energy supply solutions. Design engineers from around the UK visited the ...



robolink 4- & 5-degrees of freedom kits

In this week’s video, we return to robolink, the low-cost and easy-to-assemble modular robotics system from igus. Offered in predefined robotic kits, robolink articulated arms are now available ...


Reactions to record breaking EDS 2016

The Engineering Design Show series of events, achieved record visitor numbers for the fifth year in a row. Running from 19-20 October at the Ericsson Exhibition Halls, Coventry, the shows brought ...


igus shows off autumn new products at Motek 2016

In this week’s video, filmed at the 36th Motek trade show for automation in production and assembly, find out more about some of the 168 new products igus is announcing in its autumn news release.



Battery solutions for health, safety and security

From smoke detectors to patient monitors: Panasonic batteries are used in a range of applications to ensure protection of property and health. The industrial battery manufacturer presents two new ...


igus robolink DQ + SQ

Discover more about robolink, the low-cost and easy-to-assemble modular robotics system from igus. This week, we unveil direct drive arms that feature decoupled motors for optimised mass relocation.