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120 x new motion plastics ®
... improve motion
Every day, designers, buyers and developers around the world ask questions that revolve around one topic: "How can I make moving parts better whilst reducing costs?"

motion plastics® from igus® are developed for exactly this purpose: improving motion. Knowing in advance whether the use of motion plastics® pays off, the service life of almost all products can be calculated or simulated.

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Melissa Paltoft
Marketing Manager
Treotham Automation
2 of 120 News*: The new e-chain® E4Q series can be opened and closed quickly without tools. The heavy-duty bearing iglidur® Q2E for very high loads above 75 MPa - also smart plain bearing variants that measure and report wear.

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12 of 120 motion plastics ® new highlights
smart plastics
Can I see when the wear-resistant parts should be replaced?
Unusual operating conditions can be measured and displayed. Plan maintenance more accurately. Display on a machine monitor. Initial programming online; operation possible online, semi-online or offline.
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Is there an energy supply which can be filled without tools?
Design study: the new E4Q/R4Q e-chain®. Special feature: the e-chain® can be opened without tools. Simply fold open two locking hooks by hand and remove the crossbar.
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iglidur® Q2E
Can I suspend a 7-metric-ton load from a 20mm bushing?
Unequalled service life in high-load pivoting applications above 75 MPa. Optimised design for even better absorption of edge loads. Dimensionally stable and corrosion-free.
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chainflex® CFROBOT8.PLUS
Is there a manufacturer who will give me a guarantee on torsion cables?
New bus cable with twice the torsion angle (±360°/m) and guaranteed service life. The ideal Ethernet, Profibus and Profinet cables for use on the robot. 36-month guarantee**.
chainflex® CFROBOT8.PLUS
How do I find the most cost-effective drive cable that is guaranteed to work in my application for 3 years?
Find and configure ready-to-connect cables, calculate service life, compare prices and order. With Siemens OCC and 250 others, now more than 4,400 drive cables in accordance with 24 manufacturer standards in 2 to 5 days. 36-month guarantee**.
readycable® cable finder
Why do I have to continue greasing ball bearings?
Idea: single-piece xiros® bearing for derailleur mechanisms. Advantage: by using xiros® bearing technology made of lubrication-free high-performance polymer, greasing of gear-changing mechanisms is a thing of the past. Cost-effective.
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igus® 3D
Can I print gears quickly and know how long they will last?
In just 3 steps to the individual gear. Configure helical gears online, calculate their service life and order directly. Delivered in just a few days.
igus® 3D printing
drylin® W
Are there ready-made linear guides for sliding doors?
Simply fix on. A drylin® W rail profile optimised for hybrid roller bearings and new hybrid roller carriages with wide support. For easy lateral movement of control panels or cabinet doors/guard doors.
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drylin® Delta-Robot
Where do I find cost-effective delta robots?
New installation sizes in modular delta robot system. With a workspace up to 10 times larger for automated assembly tasks such as pick & place.
drylin® modular delta robot system
Can I machine a wear-resistant component myself?
Plates, round and hollow bar made of lubrication-free tribopolymers. Ideal for manufacturing components for moving applications. Resistant to dirt, dust, moisture and corrosion. Online life calculator.
iglidur® bar stock
robolink® DCi
Is there such a thing as a highly cost-effective, compact robot arm?
The new robolink® DCi. 4 or 5-axis robot arm with integrated control system. Even lighter, more precise and more rigid. Slimline design due to energy supply on the inside.
robolink® DCi
low-cost automation
Can someone help me when I need low-cost automation quickly?
From the rawbot to the robot. From the individual component to the complete solution. Online robotics marketplace for a quick introduction to simple, cost-effective automation.
Robotics marketplace online from 1.4.2019
Cost down ... Life up: The motion plastics ® mission

Treotham Automation
14 Sydenham Road Brookvale NSW 2100
Ph: 02 9907 1788, Fax: 02 9907 1778

9 / 1 – 7 Friars Rd Moorabbin VIC 3189
Ph: 03 9555 4890, Fax: 03 9555 6825

35 Prosperity Place Geebung QLD 4034
Ph: 07 3633 0010, Fax: 07 3633 0025

Unit 1, 14 Profit Pass Wangara WA 6065
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D-51147 Cologne
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