igus Inc.

Cable Carriers are built to be sturdy and quiet.
Material Handling & Storage

Cable Carriers are built to be sturdy and quiet.

Comprising one- or two-part cable carriers, E2 Micro range can be mounted toÂ- machine in any direction and features smooth interior and built-in damper that help curb noise while promoting smooth operation. Weight suits highly dynamic applications, such as automatic doors, handling equipment, or pick-and-place robots. Double-stop dog system enhances load handling capabilities for...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Design Meets Function. Igus® Receives Prestigious Product Design Award

igus®, a leading developer of high-performance polymer machine components, won two awards as part of this year's iF product design competition. A panel made up of 50 judges from around the world judged that the company's e-spool—a variation on traditional cable drums—exceeded its exacting standards. The innovative design guides cables and hoses telescopically and is ideal for restricted...

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Controls & Controllers

Adjustable Retraction System secures cable guidance.

Intended for large robot arms or robots programmed to perform complex movements, Triflex® RSP offersÂ- retraction force that can be adjusted by changing pressure inside pneumatic cylinder. This enables cable carrier to be safely retracted even when guiding complex assortment of cables and hoses. Attachment to various robot models is facilitated via compact mounting, and...

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Mechanical Power Transmission

Linear Actuators suit high-speed, low-load applications.

Engineered with wear-resistant, dry-running, oil-free linear bearings that do not require any maintenance, DryLin® ZLW belt-driven linear actuators are suited for positioning small to medium loads at speeds up to 16.4 fps, even at stroke lengths up to 9.84 ft. For applications requiring more robust stages, ZLW-1660 profiles add radial load capabilities up to 450 lb.Â- Parts operate as...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Plastic Bushing features fire-resistant construction.

Fire retardant and classified according to UL94 with V0 standards, iglide® GV0 polymer plain bearing offers max short-term application temperature of 410°F andÂ- max long-term application temperature of 266°F. V0 classification means this material is suitable for use in areas with high fire-protection regulations, including aircraft, automobile, and rail vehicle interiors,...

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Material Handling & Storage

Modular Chain Strip serves high vertical applications.

Customizable to different customer requirements and space restrictions, LiftbandÂ- is available with basic circular, rectangular, or square shape and comprises 3 basic elements: straight and curved polymer strips and clip-on cable clamps. Connected strip segments determine basic shape of system as it is lifted into air, while cable clamps connect segments and route cables. Chain...

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Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Transport Frame facilitates cable carrier installation.

Designed to facilitate installation of pre-assembled ReadyChain® systems, QuickRack modular transport-and-assembly frame is made from telescopic support and brace modules which permit length adjustments at any point. Customizable system can be assembled on-site within one day. If modifications are required due to later changes to machine, system permits this. If machine series is...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Continuous-Flex Cables offer integrated strip tool.

Integrated tear strip (CFRIP cord) in PVC control cable, Chainflex® CF5 (in the outer jacket), and shielded equivalent Chainflex CF6 (embedded in inner jacket) enables outer jacketÂ- to be opened, zipper-like, to desired length. Cables are designed so tear strip does not damage outer jacket or enclosed cores, even after millions of cycles in daily operation....

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Material Handling & Storage

Plastic Guide Profile eliminates need for steel trough.

Guidelite lets Energy Chain® cable carriers travel overÂ- extended runs without steel guide trough. While lower run of cable carrier is guided between 2 of Guidelite's L-shaped, fiber-reinforced plastic profiles, upper run passes partly through guide brackets mounted 3 ft apart. Upper run of cable carrier is only partially guided, accommodating extended...

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Construction Equipment and Supplies

igus to Exhibit at Pack Expo 2012

igus® will be exhibiting at booth number E-7634 at Pack Expo 2012. Products on show will include the company's new iglide® knife-edge rollers, as well as new sizes of its compact DryLin® EasyTube lead-screw module for conveyor adjustments. iglide® knife-edge rollers are used on conveyor belts in packaging, material handling, automation, and food processing applications....

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