igus Inc.

Material Handling & Storage

Igus Debuts LeviChain Magnetic Cable Carrier for Virtually No Wear or Noise.

Igus® Inc., the leading developer of Energy Chain® cable carriers and Chainflex® high-flex cables, has created an all-new magnetic cable carrier that operates suspended in a magnetic force field and floats through the application. New LeviChain will be on display at IMTS next month in Chicago, Ill. September 6-13th at McCormick Place. Also on display will be igus' newly developed polymer...

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Data Cable suits continuous flex applications.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Data Cable suits continuous flex applications.

Designed for use in Energy Chain Systems®, Chainflex CFLG glass fiber optic cable has minimum bend radius of 10 x cable diameter and operates within permissible temperature range of 23-158°F. With low-adhesion, PVC-based outer jacket and bundled bare-copper wire construction, cable is unaffected by EMI and can be used on crane and conveyor systems as well as for single and...

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Cable Carriers suit high-speed applications.
Material Handling & Storage

Cable Carriers suit high-speed applications.

Featuring side link and stop dog design, System E4/100 Energy Chain® Cable Carriers are maintenance-free, dirt-repellant, and available in 7 styles and up to 42 widths. Units are suited for long travel applications ranging from 656-1,312 ft and deliver optimal performance at up to 26 ft, unsupported. Equipped with snap-open crossbars for cable installation, carriers are available with wide...

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Cable Carrier routes power to storage and retrieval systems.
Material Handling & Storage

Cable Carrier routes power to storage and retrieval systems.

Energy Chain System®, micro Speed-E-Chain, can be used to combine data, copper, and fiber optic cables with power cables or pneumatic hoses. It provides cable protection while operating safely and silently at speeds up to 20 fps. Suited for rack control devices, product consists of Energy Chain installed in aluminum guide trough with rolling attachment on underside through which cables are...

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University of Texas Students Use Drylin W on a Laundry-Folding Device to Aid Children with Developmental Disabilities
Material Handling & Storage

University of Texas Students Use Drylin W on a Laundry-Folding Device to Aid Children with Developmental Disabilities

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - June 27, 2006 - Igus® Inc., the leading developer of Energy Chain® cable carriers, Chainflex® continuous-flex cables and iglide® plastic bearings today announced that graduate students from the University of Texas at Austin used a DryLin® W linear guide system while designing and building a semi-automated laundry-folding device for children with...

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Continuous-Flex Cables feature over-molded connectors.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Continuous-Flex Cables feature over-molded connectors.

Chainflex(TM) CF.INI Cables include sensor/actuator cord set for process automation applications. Insulation and jacket are made from flexible, anti-abrasive thermoplastic polymer containing fire retardants. Non-porous TPE outer jacket also provides chemical resistance. With temperature range of -31 to +212°F, Chainflex CF.INI Cables come with straight or right angle connectors....

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Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Iglide T500 Plastic Bearings Are a Problem Solver for the Advanced Marine Vehicle Industry

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - April 25, 2006 - Igus® Inc., the leading developer of iglide® plastic bearings, Energy Chain Systems® and Chainflex® continuous-flex cables, today announced that Island Engineering, a company that provides motion control equipment and a wide array of engineering services to the advanced marine vehicles industry, has been using iglide T500 bearings for years,...

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Cable Carrier is designed for use on automated robots.
Material Handling & Storage

Cable Carrier is designed for use on automated robots.

With ball-and-socket style design, Triflex® R Light 6-axis cable carrier moves multi-dimensionally on x, y, and z axes, and twists up to 380°/yd, enabling movement around complex configurations. Open style links provide constant viewing and inspection, while fan-like supports create 3 compartments for cables and hoses, enabling separation of electrical, fluid, and pneumatic cables. It...

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Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Igus Energy Chains Ensure Reliability for American Farmers

A leading farm-equipment manufacturer uses igus Energy Chains to ensure the reliability and performance of its seed-planting tractors. Energy Chain in farm equipment Igus also offers an extensive line of plastic plain bearings to meet the needs of virtually any application. Read about iglide! An iglide for all occasions And finally, even students know to take advantage of the unique benefits igus...

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