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For years the igus® motto has been "plastics for longer life®". By this we mean the production of innovative plastic products which reduce maintenance work, achieve technical improvements, at the same time as reducing costs and increasing service life, everything delivered immediately from stock.

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PLC laboratory trainer

The aim of the concept is to demonstrate to the students how to handle a programmable logic controller (abbreviation: PLC) in an attractive way.

PLC laboratory trainer    

Excavator model

This prototype of an excavator model is fully functional with a lifting capacity of 500 g and a lifting height of 30 cm in the bucket.

Excavator model    

Spray-painting robot

In this paint-spraying machine, sensors aremoved over minimum space.

Spray-painting robot    

Mobile operating table

To control andsupply the lying surface area, data and electrical cables, including hydraulic hoses, are run along the column.

Mobile operating table    

Adjustable speaker’s desk

This height-adjustable design speaker’sdesk is very flexible in its features.

Adjustable speaker’s desk    

Hard drive enclosure

Small igus® e-chains® of the series E2 micro route the power and data cables into a newly developed hard drive enclosure.

Hard drive enclosure    

Robot elephant

To the quarter finals of EUROBOT 2009 with the robot "elephant".

Robot elephant    

Spirits case

Very ornate packaging for alcoholic beverages.

Spirits case    

3D Printing machine

Lubricant-free, accurate, and very quiet: igus® components in 3D printers.

3D Printing machine    

Multi-functional CNC hybrid machine

This CNC hybrid machine is a real all-rounder.

Multi-functional CNC hybrid machine    

Solar energy on a sailing boat

For protection against outdoor influences the connection cables of the solar cell were mounted in an E2 micro energy chain.

Solar energy on a sailing boat    

Door drives

Previously used cables have been replaced by flexible CF9 TPE control cables, which have a significantly longer service life.

Door drives    

Linear guide
components for 3D printers

fabmaker relies on proven linear guide components for 3D printers.

Linear guide  components for 3D printers    
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