With igus® motion plastics® you have an established partner on your side, who has distinguished itself through innovation and reliability since its establishment in 1964. Throughout time, igus® has made a name for itself not only through long-lasting products that are tailor-made to the needs of various industries, but also through a comprehensive supply of spare parts. Spare parts are even available for products that are no longer listed in the igus® product range.
robolink® W with rope drive
Purchase of a patent for an articulated arm with a rope drive.
Development of robolink® W modular robot articulated arms and accompanying tools.
Continuous research and development of 'low-cost automation' products.
Cooperation with beta testers and well-known research facilities such as EvoLogics GmbH, the Fraunhofer Institute or the German Aerospace Centre.
robolink® D with direct drive
In 2011, after more than 100 extensive customer tests, the robolink® W modular system is offered for purchase.
In 2014 the robolink® D series with direct drive is introduced.
Parallel to the development of the articulated arms, the robolink® configurator is created, with which customers can configure a robot arm according to their wishes.
Presentation of the strain wave gear
robolink® designer with robolink® D articulated arm
igus® introduces a new online tool, the robolink® designer. It is used for the configuration and simulation of robolink® D and also to display parts lists.
The improved robolink® D series with optimized design is introduced. Advantages are more freedom of movement as well as stability and a load capacity of up to eight kilograms.
In cooperation with Commonplace Robotics GmbH, the CPR control system is offered with an easy-to-use software for robolink® D.
Product Manager Martin Raak has documented the progress of the robolink® modular system in his blog , including creative application examples from customers, the presentation of news and exclusive insights into its development and documentation.
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