igus Inc.

Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Enhancing the Movie and Gaming Experience

igus' plastic bushings and self-aligning bearings for entertainment seating East Providence, RI - September 20, 2011 - D-BOX Technologies, a designer and manufacturer of sophisticated motion systems for the entertainment industry, uses iglide® plastic bushings and igubal® pillow block bearings in its home theater, gaming and movie theater seats. The company replaced expensive...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Thermocouple Cable for Continuous Movement

East Providence, RI - igus® now offers a thermocouple cable especially designed for continuous-flexing applications. Chainflex® CF Thermo for temperature-sensing equipment acts as a thermocouple extension link. It is available in types J, K and T for a variety of different industries. CF Thermo features an abrasion-resistant PUR outer jacket and, like all Chainflex continuous-flex...

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Safe Travels for CNC-turning Machine
Material Handling & Storage

Safe Travels for CNC-turning Machine

Machine-tool manufacturer one of first to implement new cable carrier system East Providence, RI - August 19, 2011 igus® offers Guidelok, a horizontal guiding system designed to stop metal chips from causing abrasion and wear in long travel cable carrier applications. Guidelok holds a cable carrier's upper and lower runs apart over long distances when they would normally glide on top of one...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Reduce Energy Consumption with Plastic Cable Carriers

Tests show igus Energy Chains significantly reduce drive power East Providence, RI - Cable carrier systems not only transport energy, data and media to various types of machines, but also greatly influence energy costs. To keep energy costs low, one important consideration is the amount of pull-push, or driving force, that is required at a given speed to move the cable carrier. Secondly, the...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Ecological Plastic Bushings utilize renewable materials.

Made of 54% raw, renewable materials, iglide® N54 Self-Lubricating Bushings use vegetable oil rather than crude oil and are suited for low-load applications in consumer products, general mechanical engineering, and furniture. Every bushing uses solid lubricants embedded inside millions of tiny chambers that cannot be pressed out. Since bushings do not require oil or grease, no contaminants...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

igus to Exhibiting at Pack Expo 2011

New products for the food-processing, bottling, and packaging industries East Providence, RI igus® will be exhibiting at booth number 4946 in the South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center during Pack Expo 2011. Some of the products on show will include an all-new quick-release leadscrew table for fast and easy format adjustments and a plastic plain bearing designed specifically for...

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Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment

Multi-Axis Joint Modules suit lightweight applications.

Suited for automation applications, Robolink multi-axis joint modules feature actuators and control module, decoupled from tools, that minimize dynamic forces. Corrosion-resistant joints, made from tribologically optimized plastics, are driven by cables and can rotate and swivel freely. Along with central drive option, mechanical accessories are available for attaching robot joints and routing...

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Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Linear Bearings Are Instrumental Part of Student Robot

Students reap the benefits of igus' FIRST Robotics sponsorship The 20th annual FIRST® Robotics Championship came to a close at the end of April in the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, MO. More than 25,000 fans, families, educators and industry leaders gathered not only to celebrate students' engineering accomplishments, but for an intense robotics competition. igus®, a diamond-level...

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Fasteners & Hardware

Quick-Release Nut facilitates lead screw table adjustment.

When equipped with Quick-Release nut, DryLin® lead screw table can be adjusted by pushing button, which releases linear slide from thread. Carriage can then be manually pushed into place and locked in position. Nut uses fast-action release, which makes it possible for half of thread transmitting force to move out of threaded area. Once any adjustments have been made, partial thread locks...

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Bearings Win Best Product Award
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Bearings Win Best Product Award

Plastic bearings named 2011 Golden Mousetrap Winner East Providence, RI - April 6, 2011 - iglide® X6 plastic plain bearings from igus® have been selected by Design News magazine as a 2011 Golden Mousetrap Best Products Winner. iglide X6 is made of an advanced bearing material containing nano particles. The material is up to six times more wear resistant at long term temperatures of...

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