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Material Handling & Storage

DryLin N Low-Profile Linear Guides from Igus Squeeze into the Tightest Space Restrictions

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - April 27, 2007 - DryLin® N low-profile linear guide systems from igus® Inc. are simple and easy to install. DryLin N is extremely flat with a small mounting height and width for tight space restrictions. Plastic gliding elements run in an anodized aluminum rail, which enables oil-free, maintenance-free operation. Because it is entirely self-lubricating, DryLin N is...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Igus Introduces New Stainless Steel Linear Guide System

Today igus announced its newest linear guide system. The pioneering DryLin W linear system is now available in stainless steel, which virtually eliminates corrosion and rust. Read the press release to learn more. DryLin W stainless steel Igus also showcases its Chainflex CF7 and CF8 continuous-flex cables. These power and control cables are ideal for automated machinery. Chainflex CF7 & CF8 And...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

Quicksnap from Igus Facilitates Simple Installation and Detachment of Small Energy Chains

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - January 23, 2007 - The Quicksnap accessory from igus® Inc., the industry-leading developer of Energy Chain® cable carriers and iglide® plastic bearings, facilitates simple and fast installation and detachment of small Energy Chains. Quicksnap is affixed to the stationary point using a screw. A plastic tab extends over the end of the mounting bracket and securely...

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Material Handling & Storage

Igus Products Aid Cutting-Edge Climbing Machines to Scale Walls while on a Mission to Eliminate Dangerous Chemicals and Toxins

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - December 14, 2006 - Igus® Inc., the leading developer of Energy Chain Systems®, iglide® plastic bearings and DryLin® linear bearings and guide systems, today announced that International Climbing Machines (ICM) uses igus products on its mission to transform elevated-height work, such as the removal of lead paint or chemical toxins from tall surfaces, from...

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Material Handling & Storage

Cable Carrier features easy-to-open, multilink band.

Suited for smaller, less complex cable-management requirements, System E1 Energy Chain® is equipped with multilink band that can be shortened or lengthened at will. Band includes 6-15 links, depending on carrier size, and each band of links is connected via flexible snap-open fastener. S-shape motion is possible at any link, and lids of each link open on same side to facilitate cable/hose...

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Plastic Plain Bearings withstand loads up to 14,500 psi.
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Plastic Plain Bearings withstand loads up to 14,500 psi.

Able to be used where shock and impact loads are present, iglide® Q bearings are maintenance-, lubrication-, and corrosion-free. Dirt-resistant product is impervious to chemicals and suited for high-load, oscillating applications. In continuous motion, product operates within temperature range of -40 to +275°F and can withstand short-term exposure up to 311°F. Bearings may be...

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Linear Actuator positions small loads.
Controls & Controllers

Linear Actuator positions small loads.

Available in 2 configurations, DryLin ZLW lightweight, toothed-belt linear drive is constructed with hard-anodized aluminum profile, DryLin® W compact linear guide with round shafts, iglide® J plastic sliding elements, and plastic end blocks. Model ZLW 01 features plain plastic bearings and eliminates need for external lubrication, while Model ZLW 02 is designed for high-speed...

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Cable Carrier uses magnetics to minimize friction and noise.
Material Handling & Storage

Cable Carrier uses magnetics to minimize friction and noise.

LeviChain system integrates iron content into Energy Chain®, which is placed between 2 attracting magnetic rails. Magnets pull on iron in cable carrier, causing it to float within field of attraction. Split crossbar design allows installation or removal of cables without any tools, and magnetic field will not produce any inductive influence on power or bus cables. Virtually silent with 41.7...

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Cable Carriers withstand temperatures to 1,562°F.
Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Cable Carriers withstand temperatures to 1,562°F.

High-temperature, chip-repellent version of Systems E2 and E4 Energy Tubes is constructed with igumid HT polymer material, making it suitable for applications where scalding chips or metal fragments are prevalent. Snap-open hinges are located on inner or outer radius of lid according to preference, enabling repair or replacement of cables housed within. Available options include horizontal or...

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Continuous-Flex Drive Cables target Allen Bradley systems.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Continuous-Flex Drive Cables target Allen Bradley systems.

Developed for Allen Bradley MP Series industrial automation systems, Chainflex® Continuous-Flex Interconnect Cables have military style circular connectors with TPE-molded back shell for IP67 rating. They use flame, oil, and chemical resistant jacket materials that are UL and CSA recognized. Available for motor, encoder, and brake functions, cables are offered in various configurations,...

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