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Steel/AluminumTroughs suit Energy Chain® cable carriers.
Agricultural & Farming Products

Steel/AluminumTroughs suit Energy Chain® cable carriers.

Guide troughs enable Energy Chains and Energy Tubes to operate with reduced friction over long travel lengths exceeding 16 ft. Available in steel or aluminum, corrosion-resistant aluminum troughs are suited for outdoor and wash down applications, while steel troughs are suited for lighter loads. Troughs are offered as separate components or fully assembled systems, come equipped with glide bars,...

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Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Mini Polymer Bearings are self-aligning.

Featuring wall thickness of 3 mm, igubal® spherical bearings are light and resilient, do not require lubrication or seal, and adapt to all angular misalignments. Housing and spherical ball liner absorbs vibrations differently than steel, and rotational, swiveling, and oscillating movements of self-supporting shaft take place within spherical cap, which has dampening effect. Bearing housing...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

ReadyChain Reduces Downtime for Second Largest Marine Terminal in Va.

Pre-harnessed Energy Chain cable carriers and Chainflex cables used on ship-to-shore crane EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - January 22, 2008 - igus® Inc., the industry-leading developer of Energy Chain Systems®, Chainflex® continuous-flex cables and iglide® plastic bearings, today announced that Portsmouth Marine Terminal (PMT), operated and maintained by Virginia International Terminals...

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Multi-Axis Cable Carriers feature fiber rod assemblies.
Material Handling & Storage

Multi-Axis Cable Carriers feature fiber rod assemblies.

Developed to protect moving cables and hoses on 6-axis robots, Triflex® R Cable Carriers feature integral fiber rod assemblies with iglide® bearing on moving tips to optimize torsional strength and withstand extreme twisting movements. Available in enclosed and light version, Triflex system is able to move multi-dimensionally in all axes and can twist up to 380° per yard....

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Chainflex Cables and Energy Chain Cable Carriers Meet Highest ISO Standard in Cleanroom Applications

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - October 31, 2007 - Igus® Inc., the industry-leading developer of Energy Chain Systems®, Chainflex® continuous-flex cables and iglide® plastic bearings, today announced newly achieved certifications in cleanroom environments for both its Chainflex cables and Energy Chain® cable carriers. These products meet ISO cleanroom standard 14644-1 set forth by the...

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Material Handling & Storage

Student Team Uses Donated Products from Igus on Full-Scale Vessel for the 2007 International Submarine Race

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - July 24, 2007 - Igus® Inc., the industry-leading developer of Energy Chain Systems®, Chainflex® continuous-flex cables and iglide® plastic bearings, today announced that a high school team from Sussex County Technical School in N.J. used DryLin® T linear guide systems and igubal® spherical bearings on a student-designed and student-built submarine, which...

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Plastic Clip Bearings suit sheet metal applications.
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Plastic Clip Bearings suit sheet metal applications.

Featuring thin wall design, oil-free, self-aligning igubal® Clip Bearings clip into sheet metal with no tools or axial retainer required. Units eliminate misalignment issues encountered when using imprecisely formed sheet metal and are suited for both office equipment and automotive seating applications. Bearings use iglide J spherical balls, which are corrosion-resistant and impervious to...

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Students at the University of Buffalo Rely on Products from Igus to Make Their Hiding-Apparatus Project a Success
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Students at the University of Buffalo Rely on Products from Igus to Make Their Hiding-Apparatus Project a Success

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - March 29, 2007 - Igus® Inc., the leading developer of iglide® plastic bearings, DryLin® linear bearings and Energy Chain Systems®, today announced that students studying architecture at the University of Buffalo used donated igubal® spherical bearings and DryLin S aluminum shafting on a unique project. The team of fifteen, which was challenged to design and...

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Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Igus Offers Design Tips and a Dialogue on Motion Control with New Online Forum, Tech Talk

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - April 27, 2007 - Igus® Inc., the leading developer of iglide® plastic bearings, DryLin® linear bearings and guide systems and Energy Chain® cable carriers, today announced the debut of Tech Talk: DryLin Linear Bearings, a newly created forum on the company's website. Tech Talk offers design guidance and tips on using DryLin linear bearings and guide systems and...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Strain Relief from Igus Defends against Cable Damage and System Failure

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - April 27, 2007 - Igus® Inc., the industry-leading developer of Energy Chain Systems®, Chainflex® continuous-flex cables and iglide® plastic bearings, offers various strain relief elements for its comprehensive line of Energy Chain® cable carriers. Designed to house, protect and extend the service life of cables and hoses on automated machinery, Energy Chain...

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