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Robolink Multi-Axis Joint Modules from igus Available for Sale

Igus announced that the Robolink multi-axis joint modules were now available for ordering. Robolink is used in humanoid robots and other automation applications. Robolink comes with a variety of options and components, such as drive units, high-strength Bowden cables and attachment accessories for robotic arms.

Prior to mass production of the Robolink, more than 100 beta-testers have been used and tested the prototypes for numerous applications. Applications where the robolinks were tested include humanoid robots, underwater, dental technology and camera guidance systems for sewage pipe inspection.

The robolink joints come with a high a freedom for design and simplicity. The actuators and control modules are decoupled from the tools so that the dynamic forces are minimised. The joints are made from tribologically optimized plastics; hence, the system is lightweight, resistant to corrosion and maintenance–free. Cables drive the system and hence swivelling and rotation is easy. The most significant features of the low-cost robotic systems are the central drive option and their lightweight feature. The Bowden cables used in the robolink system reduce the friction during movement. A complete range of mechanical accessories, including flange shaft blocks, interior separators and cable pulleys are used to attach the robot joints and route the Bowden cables. In order to save space, four drive motors are housed as a single unit. The units make use of a configurable drive disc for connecting to the system. The users can link the disc drive to a variety of motors or gear shafts and then connect the wear-resistant cables. Recently, the design of the robolink was recognised by the iF product design award 2011.

Source: http://www.igus.com

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