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igus® to Showcase Robotics Solutions at FABTECH 2013
Electrical Equipment & Systems

igus® to Showcase Robotics Solutions at FABTECH 2013

Energy Chain Systems® and Chainflex® continuous-flexing cables among others will be displayed at FABTECH, North America's largest metal forming, fabricating, welding, and finishing event. East Providence, RI — Plastics expert igus® will be exhibiting some of its solutions for a variety of applications at this year's FABTECH expo in booth S552 at Chicago's McCormick Place,...

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Material Handling & Storage

Knife Edge Rollers come in multiple lengths and diameters.

Suited for use in packaging industry, on food production lines, andÂ- wherever smooth-running conveyor systems with freedom from lubrication are necessary, knife edge rollers are made from tribo-optimized plastics and help transfer goods precisely onto conveyors, Material choices include wear-resistant iglide® P210, characterized by low humidity consumption; iglide A350, which is...

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University of California Irvine's Aeroacoustic Laboratory Uses DryLin® T Profile Guides
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

University of California Irvine's Aeroacoustic Laboratory Uses DryLin® T Profile Guides

East Providence, RIÂ- – Students from the University of California, Irvine used DryLin T profile rail guides donated by igus® as part of The Geared Turbofan Project, designed to study the noise attenuation effects of a hybrid wing-body in relation to the placement of an aircraft's turbofan. The students are part of UCI’s Aeroacoustic Laboratory, which aims to study the acoustics of...

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Plastic Energy Tube protects moving cables in CNC operations.
Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Plastic Energy Tube protects moving cables in CNC operations.

Inwardly tight, R68 foldable plastic energy tube provides protection against chips of any size while simultaneously guiding moving cables, resulting in low abrasion during operation of CNC machines, lathes, mills, and sawing machines. Smooth and convex outer contour, along with tight production tolerances, ensures that no chips get between stoppers. Chips fall out upon contact with surface and...

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Fresh on the Table: Polymers for Increased Food Safety
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Fresh on the Table: Polymers for Increased Food Safety

Detectable, lubricant-free, FDA-conforming, chemical-resistant and anti-microbial – igus® polymer solutions for safe and residue-free food production. East Providence, RI — Designers and operators of food production lines must adhere to strict food hygiene regulations from the FDA to ensure consumers can buy food safely. This includes avoiding any kind of contamination such as from...

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Cable Carrier features low-noise design.
Material Handling & Storage

Cable Carrier features low-noise design.

With double-lock design, E4-1 Energy ChainÂ- Cable Carrier can be opened and closed using flathead screwdriver. Lids can be removed from both sides of carrier and are hinged on outer radius to accelerate cable installation. Carrier's smooth interior combined with numerous cable separation options not only prevents cable damage, but ensures cables remain secure while carrier is in motion. To...

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Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

igus® to Showcase Motion Plastic Solutions at Pack Expo 2013

Under the theme “Motion Plastics”, igus will display new solutions for the packaging industry at this year’s Pack Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada, September 23Â- - 25, 2013. East Providence, RI -- Food, packaging and bottling industries are centered on handling sensitive products that demand special requirements: maximum levels of hygiene are needed, alongside precision and speed at...

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Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Student-Built Personal Transport Vehicle Uses Plastic Bearings

East Providence, RI –Â- igus® today announced iglide® self-lubricating, maintenance-free plastic bearings are being used in the design and development of a single-passenger, urban commuting vehicle. The Personal Transport Vehicle - Ground, or PTV-G", is the brainchild of Redbud Technology LLC out of Union Grove, Ala. Its unique design uses an articulated steering geometry,...

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Bar Stock Polymers withstand high temperatures.
Machinery & Machining Tools

Bar Stock Polymers withstand high temperatures.

Suitable for medium to high loads and temperatures up to 356°F, Blue iglide® A350 can withstand acidic environments and conforms to FDA guidelines. Polymer can thusly be used in food industry. Suitable for rotational applications, wear-resistant polymer iglide J350 exhibits low friction –especially when partnered with steel shafts. Temperature resistance of up to 356°F...

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Chainflex® Continuous-Flex Cables Are Tested, Tested . . . and Tested
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Chainflex® Continuous-Flex Cables Are Tested, Tested . . . and Tested

Two-billion test cycles at more than 50 test machines every year For over 20 years, igus® has been rigorously testing the durability of its Chainflex continuous-flex cables in its 19,000 square foot laboratory. The company performs around two-billion test cycles at more than 50 test machines every year. East Providence, RI – Long life for moving parts is a fundamental requirement for both...

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