Carriers

Carriers

Special Design Award Goes to Pneumatic Hand

Robot hand uses Zipper-style cable carriers from igus East Providence, RI - Louisiana Robotic Machines has developed an innovative, all-pneumatic robot hand that uses Zipper-style cable carriers in its finger joints. The design won the Special Design" award in the igus® vector® 2012 competition, which sought to honor those implementing polymer cable carriers in unique and challenging...

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Backpack Carrier lightens tactical, ballistic gear load.
Carriers

Backpack Carrier lightens tactical, ballistic gear load.

Used for carrying up to 320 lb backpacks over tactical and ballistic gear, carrier has flexible hinge that lets frame float and expand over ballistic vest. This transfers weight of load from shoulders directly to waist belt and also allows soldier free use of his/her arms and hands. While strapping system facilitates adjustment to soldier height and body build, design maintains proper weight...

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Device Carrier offers loading and unloading configurations.
Carriers

Device Carrier offers loading and unloading configurations.

Offering solution for stable, high parallel test handling of semiconductors and sensors in packages down to 1.2 x 1.2 mm, InCarrier(TM) is available in variety of configurations for loading from tube, bowl, or tray and for unloading into tube, bulk, or metal mag in any combination. System consists of tray/carrier into which singulated ICs are loaded to be tested in InStrip® parallel strip...

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Linear Bearings

Plastic Bushings Are the Backbone of Students' Robot

The 21st annual FIRST® Robotics Championship came to a close on April 28th in the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, MO. More than 30,000 fans, families, educators and industry leaders gathered for the week-long event, which celebrated the engineering and robotics accomplishments of more than 600 student teams from all over the globe. igus®, a diamond-level sponsor for the organization,...

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Carriers

Market Leaders Team-Up to Form Combined PDS Solution

SAN DIEGO - Holocom today announced collaboration with Fiber SenSys, an Optex Group Company, to offer a defense-in-depth PDS solution combining Holocom PDS with a completely updated alarm system employing proven and certified fiber-optic sensor technology. This combination provides the user with two distinct layers of protection against a physical breach of cyber security. The addition of this...

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Carriers

Cable Carrier offers low-vibration, low-noise operation.

With polygon effect of 37 dB (A), abrasion- and wear-resistant System E6.1 Energy Chain® is modular and can be lengthened/shortened. Elastic polymer spring elements connect side parts of cable carriers to one another, preventing relative movements between joints, while crossbars swing open on both sides by 115° along inner and outer radius to accommodate cable installation/removal....

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Electric Cable

Reduce Energy Consumption with Plastic Cable Carriers

Tests show igus Energy Chains significantly reduce drive power East Providence, RI - Cable carrier systems not only transport energy, data and media to various types of machines, but also greatly influence energy costs. To keep energy costs low, one important consideration is the amount of pull-push, or driving force, that is required at a given speed to move the cable carrier. Secondly, the...

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Linear Bearings

Linear Bearings Are Instrumental Part of Student Robot

Students reap the benefits of igus' FIRST Robotics sponsorship The 20th annual FIRST® Robotics Championship came to a close at the end of April in the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, MO. More than 25,000 fans, families, educators and industry leaders gathered not only to celebrate students' engineering accomplishments, but for an intense robotics competition. igus®, a diamond-level...

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Carriers

Cable Carrier System guides cables at heights up to 262 ft.

Guidelok Slimline is designed for vertical cable carrier applications operating on storage-and-retrieval units in high-bay warehouses, elevators, and material-handling equipment. Compact unit travels freely between small sections of steel trough, and features 2 control buttons which are pushed back as radius of cable carrier passes between them. Buttons then move back into position where they...

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Carriers

Longer Service Life in 100 Percent Humidity Levels

Gantry crane manufacturer replaces festoon systems with all-plastic cable carriers East Providence, RI - A manufacturer of various types of industrial lifting equipment uses Energy Chain® cable carriers from igus® on a line of gantry cranes predominantly used in paper mills. The cable carriers replaced expensive festoon systems, which were failing as a result of corrosion. An Energy...

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