igus Inc.

Material Handling & Storage

Plastic Cable Carriers Help Entertain

Cirque du Soleil uses cable carriers from igus EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - October 10, 2008 - KA, the gravity-defying production from the creators of Cirque de Soleil, uses Energy Chain® cable carriers from igus® on its stages. The show, considered the most technical in Las Vegas, uses massive amounts of cables and hoses to provide power to such elements as lights, projectors and one of the...

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Material Handling & Storage

New ESD-Conductive Cable Carrier

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - September 25, 2008 - igus®' 'T3' cable carrier for applications involving very high speeds and accelerations was one product to catch the attention of visitors to IMTS. The lightweight cable carrier runs extremely smoothly with minimal vibrations and virtually no noise: 33 dB(A) with 26.5 dB(A) of background noise. The polymer side bands are injection-molded as one...

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Material Handling & Storage

Roller Cable Carriers are suited for crane applications.

Developed for indoor/outdoor cranes as well as conveyor systems, System P4 exhibits minimal noise and wear at high speeds - even with loads up to 20 lb/ft. There is almost no weight limit due to center links, and each link has same pitch to minimize vibration in radius. Tested outdoors at speeds to 23 fps over distances of 400 ft, carriers have plastic bridges and grooves along surface so that...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

igus to Exhibit at Pack Expo 2008

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - April 16, 2008- igus®, a leading developer of high-performance polymer bearings, linear guides and cable management systems, will be exhibiting at Pack Expo this year. The company's automation components are often used on processing and packaging machinery and are completely lubrication-free, while offering a longer service life at less cost. New products for this year...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

New Products from igus at IMTS

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - July 17, 2008- igus® will primarily be promoting its Energy Chain® cable carriers at booth #D-4691 during this year's IMTS show under the slogan 'Longer Life at Lower Cost'. The cable carriers are designed to house, protect and extend the service life of moving cables and hoses attached to automated machinery. Some of the products that will be under the spotlight...

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Linear Actuator features small mounting height.
Material Handling & Storage

Linear Actuator features small mounting height.

With installation height of 1.22 in., DryLin® ZLW-0630 self-lubricating actuator features toothed-belt linear drive equipped with hard-anodized aluminum profile, DryLin W compact linear guide, iglide® J plastic sliding elements, and plastic end blocks. Weighing 1.76 lb, maintenance-free unit has 2 ft stroke and operates at speeds up to 6.5 fps. DryLin ZLW is suited for quickly...

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Material Handling & Storage

igus to Showcase Inspiring Cable Carrier Applications at IMTS

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - June 24, 2008 - igus® Inc. has announced it will be exhibiting at the forthcoming IMTS show in September. The company produces industry-leading Energy Chain® cable carriers to house, protect and extend the service life of moving cables and hoses attached to automated machinery. Some of the more challenging applications using its cable management systems will be...

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Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Polymer Stock Bars are machinable.

Self-lubricating iglide® R and iglide J are semi-finished products that can be used in any machined part. Anything machined from these 2 in. dia solid rods will possess material qualities such as resistance to dirt, dust, wear, and friction. Materials consist of complementary polymers, reinforcing fibers, and solid lubricants that help optimize material properties. When used as bearing,...

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