The march of the fourth industrial revolution in manufacturing does not show any signs of slowing. Nor does it need much introduction as we see such technological trends as digitalization, robotics, autonomous mobile platforms, and artificial intelligence already transforming production processes.
A successful attack on critical infrastructure could disable or destroy production lines and industrial processes, leave cities in the dark or shut off critical lifesaving technologies. The repercussions are grave and difficult to bounce back from.
Lead screw, gear rack or toothed belt drive? Miniature or heavy-load axle? Motor or hand wheel? Looking for the right linear module is time-consuming. This is exactly why igus GmbH has now developed the drive technology configurator.