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Cost-effective automation with igus® robolink®

Build or Buy

Build or buy  

Robolink® robotic components are cost-effective, quick to assemble and can be custom-made for your application. The fast-growing use of robots in the workforce saves companies and laborers from monotonous and hazardous procedures, making the entire work system more efficient.

Advantages of the modular Low Cost Robotics articulated arm

Modular approach

Low cost

High flexibility: freely-selectable end effectors

Lightweight construction

Precision ≤ 1 mm

2-5 degrees of freedom (DOF)

Return on Investment (ROI) after 4 to 7 months (depending on control system)

Lubrication-free

Free CAD downloads

Design and simulate robolink® online

igus® offers two solutions with robolink® in order to implement the advantages of Low-Cost Automation:
 
1. Create your own individual solution.
2. Choose one of our pre-configured robolink® articulated arms.

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Build - an individual solution

robolink® D component parts  

Configure and order your own robot arm quickly and easily with our intuitive robolink® designer. Find out how easy it is to assemble a robolink® joint arm yourself. We provide CAD files and data sheets of our robolink® products free of charge so that you can better plan your automation project.

Buy - a complete robot arm (electro-mechanical)

Buy your robot  

igus® not only offers a number of complete standard articulated arms, but also a control system tailored to robolink®. Get to know the various models as well as their special properties and use the robolink® designer to simulate motion sequences.

Selected application examples

 
Articulated and linear robots for cost-effective automation

An example from the igus® range: Assembly of multi-axis articulated robolink® and drylin® linear robots with a matching control unit used as a pick & place unit, automated together, plus fully lubricated and maintenance-free e-chains®. Conducted in the igus® factory in Cologne.

In order to automate monotonous sorting work, MATRIUM GmbH combined its own components with individual robolink® components in order to configure a customized solution for the shown sorting process.

 

In order to remove mobile phone half-shells from a hazardous area of a machine with coolant spraying water, a robolink® articulated arm is used by a machine tool manufacturer.

 

Configure and simulate robolink®

Screenshot of the robolink® designer  

Configure a robolink® articulated arm according to your requirements and simulate movement sequences. A finished robolink® robot including parts list is just a few clicks away.

robolink® blog - stay informed

Martin Raak programmes robolink® robot arms  

Product Manager Martin Raak writes about product innovations, creative application examples and provides exclusive insights into the development of robolink®.

Development history

robolink® development history  

igus® has been developing modular, robotic articulated arms and their associated tools since 2009. Here you can find out how it all began and what progress robolink® has made.

robolink® News

robolink® News 2017  

Find out what's new: Learn all about new robolink® products, components and important news directly from us.

Consulting

I would be happy to answer your questions personally
Martin Raak  

Nicole Lang
+1 401 438 2200