Product News: Mechanical Power Transmission

Bearing Sample Kit aids application-specific selection.

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March 19, 2014 - Containing set of card overlays that filter bearing choices by criteria, dry-tech® box helps engineers find appropriate material bearing for application at hand. Sample kit also includes complete array of iglide® bearings, ranging from iglide H (suited for corrosive environments) to food industry-suitable iglide A350 (rated up to 356°F). Bearing guide, also included, highlights key properties of each bearing. Dry-running properties make all bearings lubrication free and maintenance free.

igus Inc.

P.O. Box 14349-T, East Providence, RI, 02914 0349, USA

Original Press Release

New Dry-Tech Box from igus®

Press release date: March 17, 2014

Engineers can discover the perfect bearing for their application with this unique new tool

East Providence, Rhode Island – Plastics specialist igus has announced the release of its dry-tech® box, an ingenious sample kit designed to help engineers find the right material bearing for their application. The box contains a set of state-of-the-art card overlays, which filter the bearing choices by criteria – similar to the igus online configurator.

The dry-tech sample box includes a complete array of iglide® bearings, ranging from iglide H, which is ideal in corrosive environments, to iglide A350, which can withstand temperatures up to 356 º F, and are perfect for the food industry. The box also contains a user-friendly bearing guide that highlights the key properties of each bearing making the search for the perfect bearing simple and precise.

All igus bearings have dry-running properties, making them lubrication-free, maintenance-free, cost-effective, and long-lasting. iglide bearings are all fully lab tested in the areas of durability, friction, and stability, and are at the core of igus’ plastics development.

For more information on the dry-tech box or dry-running iglide bearings, visit the dry-tech page at www.igus.com/iglide.

About igus®
igus® develops industry-leading Energy Chain® cable carriers, Chainflex® continuous-flex cables, DryLin® linear bearings and linear guides, iglide® plastic bushings, and igubal® spherical bearings. These seemingly unrelated products are linked together through a belief in making functionally advanced, yet affordable plastic components and assemblies. With plastic bearing experience since 1964, cable carrier experience since 1971 and continuous-flex cable since 1989, igus provides the right solution from over 80,000 products available from stock. No minimum order required. For more information, contact igus at 1-800-521-2747 or visit www.igus.com.

CONTACT:
igus® Inc.
PO Box 14349
East Providence, Rhode Island, 02914
Tel.: 800.521.2747
Fax: 401.438.2200
sales@igus.com
www.igus.com

PRESS CONTACT:
Ellen Rathburn
Marketing Technical Copywriter
PO Box 14349
East Providence, Rhode Island, 02914
Tel.: 800.521.2747 x. 288
Fax: 401.438.2200
erathburn@igus.com
www.igus.com

igus, Energy Chain, DryLin, Chainflex, iglide, and igubal are registered trademarks of igus Inc. All other company names and products are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

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