igus Inc.

Electrical Equipment & Systems

FireWire Cable is designed for long distance use.

Suited for machine vision applications, Chainflex® CFBUS.055 FireWire cable is designed for continuous-flexing and tight bending radii inside Energy Chain® cable carriers. Its bus pairs and supply wires are twisted together with flexible shields and optimized pitch length. Gusset-filling extruded, flame-resistant, TPE outer jacket provides protection required to prevent cable core...

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Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Linear Bearings Prove Invaluable for Leading Drill Manufacturer

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - May 15, 2008 - igus® Inc. today announced that DeepRock, one of the world's leading manufacturers of portable drilling rigs, uses DryLin® linear bearings on a unique automatic rod handling system. The machine-known as "Otto"-is designed to eliminate the need for winches and excessive manpower during the drilling process. DryLin R linear bearings, along with igus'...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

igus to Exhibit at ATX East 2008

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - April 16, 2008- igus® has announced it will be exhibiting at this year's Automation Technology Expo from June 3-5 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York. The bearings and linear guides specialist will be promoting its maintenance-free slide tables at the show, as well as its full suite of self-lubricating polymer plain bearings and linear guides....

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

igus to Exhibit at IWF 2008

Enclosed cables carriers offer protection against woodchips EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - May 15, 2008 - igus® Inc. will be exhibiting at the International Woodworking Fair (IWF) in Atlanta this year from August 20-23. The company will be promoting its Energy Tubes at the show, which are fully enclosed cable carriers designed to protect cables and hoses from falling woodchips and debris. They are...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Continuous-Flex Cables target USB applications.

Suited for industrial environments requiring USB 2.0 connection, Chainflex® USB Cables provide data transmissions up to 16.4 ft. Cables feature pressure-extruded, flame-retardant, TPE-blend outer jacket; minimum bend radius of 12.5 times outer cable diameter; and operating temperature range of -31 to +158°F. Equipped with overall shield for EMI protection, silicon-free cables are...

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Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Plastic Bearings for the Boating Industry

Leading boatlift manufacturer uses polymer plain bearings EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - March 18, 2008- igus® Inc. today announced that Quality Boat Lifts uses iglide® plastic, plain bearings on its lifts used by both residential and commercial marinas and private owners to remove boats from the water. Quality Boats, based out of Fort Myers, Fla., offers seven different, maintenance-free boatlift...

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Material Handling & Storage

Modular Cable Carrier targets robotic applications.

Attached to installation points on any robot, pre-engineered Triflex® RS guides, protects, and extends service life of cables and hoses. Integrated fiber-rod mechanism supports excess cable carrier and cable slack parallel to robot arm and away from robotic work area. It prevents cables from moving beyond minimum bend radius, helping to maintain uninterrupted production flow. System is...

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Flame-Resistant Control Cables with UL/CSA Approval
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Flame-Resistant Control Cables with UL/CSA Approval

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - February 12, 2008 - igus® Inc., the industry-leading developer of plastic cable carriers, bearings and continuous-flex cables, today announced its Chainflex® CF9 and CF10 control cables are now available with UL and CSA approval. CF9 and CF10 control cables were developed for demanding dynamic applications featuring high speeds and challenging environments. They have...

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Students Use Bearings from Igus to Aid Children with Cerebral Palsy
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Students Use Bearings from Igus to Aid Children with Cerebral Palsy

Spherical and linear bearings used on basketball shooter device EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - February 12, 2008 - igus® Inc., the leading developer of Energy Chain Systems®, Chainflex® continuous-flex cables and iglide® plastic bearings, today announced that students from Iowa State University used igubal® spherical bearings, DryLin® R linear bearings and DryLin linear guide systems...

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Linear Guide System is suited for format adjustments.
Material Handling & Storage

Linear Guide System is suited for format adjustments.

With 6 individual parts including corrosion-free stainless steel leadscrew, tube, 2 clamping rings, attachment flange, and slide block, DryLin® EasyTube can be used for adjustment tasks up to 33 lb in vertical applications or 110 lb when installed horizontally. Single-tube system is temperature-resistant up to 176°F. Completely lubrication-free, compact, and lightweight unit suits...

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