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Plain Polymer Bearing withstands high temperatures.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Plain Polymer Bearing withstands high temperatures.

With blue color that facilitates detection, FDA-compliant iglide® A350 is resistant to wear and can handle long-term exposure to temperatures up to 356°F. Properties of this lubrication- and maintenance-free plain bearing material include corrosion resistance, low coefficient of friction, as well as resistance to various chemicals and other liquid media. Uses include applications in...

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Material Handling & Storage

Cable Carrier System guides cables at heights up to 262 ft.

Guidelok Slimline is designed for vertical cable carrier applications operating on storage-and-retrieval units in high-bay warehouses, elevators, and material-handling equipment. Compact unit travels freely between small sections of steel trough, and features 2 control buttons which are pushed back as radius of cable carrier passes between them. Buttons then move back into position where they...

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Material Handling & Storage

Longer Service Life in 100 Percent Humidity Levels

Gantry crane manufacturer replaces festoon systems with all-plastic cable carriers East Providence, RI - A manufacturer of various types of industrial lifting equipment uses Energy Chain® cable carriers from igus® on a line of gantry cranes predominantly used in paper mills. The cable carriers replaced expensive festoon systems, which were failing as a result of corrosion. An Energy...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

New Additions to Robot Cable Range

Cable carrier expert, igus®, has introduced twistable hybrid, bus, motor and fiber-optic cables to its torsion resistant Chainflex® robot cable range. The line includes five with a PUR outer jacket. CF-Robot 9 is a hybrid control cable that is available shielded or unshielded. CF-Robot 8 is a shielded bus cable, while CF-Robot 4 is a shielded position-feedback cable. CF-Robot 6 and...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

Stainless Steel Linear Technology

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - October 11, 2010 - igus® will be exhibiting at booth number 6906 in the East Hall during Pack Expo 2010. New products on show will include a hygienic linear slide table and an adjustable linear guide carriage. igus has combined its dry-running iglide® plastics with stainless steel to offer a range of maintenance-free, chemical- and corrosion-resistant...

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Material Handling & Storage

Cable Carrier enables circular movements in small spaces.

Able to turn 3,000° in minimal space, TwisterBand TB30 guides energy, data, and media with little wear. Unit provides rotating speeds up to 720°/sec and can be used safely in both horizontal and vertical installation positions. Polymer cable carrier has injection-molded chain with links that allow users to press in cables and hoses through split openings. Applications include...

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igus to Exhibit at IMTS 2010
Material Handling & Storage

igus to Exhibit at IMTS 2010

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - June 24, 2010 - igus® will be exhibiting at IMTS 2010 at booth 5613 in the Lakeside Center. Products on show will include enclosed cable carriers optimized for chip protection, a horizontal guiding system for long travel machine-tool applications, and a hybrid linear guide that both rolls and slides for machine-guard doors. igus' RX Tube range is now available in two...

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Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment

Bionic Joint Modules for Humanoid Robots

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - igus® introduced an innovative robot joint module system at the Hanover Fair 2010. Previously, robot developers were forced to put together complex, custom solutions from numerous individual components. igus is currently looking for beta testers for this new product. The joints in the Robolink system are controlled by cable tension, in a similar way to the human...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Continuous-Flex Bus Cable conforms to CC-Link specs.

Designed for industrial serial field bus CC-Link system, 3-wire Chainflex CFBUS.035 features abrasion-proof TPE outer jacket, gusset-filling extruded inner jacket, and short pitch length, enabling millions of bending cycles in cable-carrier systems. Available pre-assembled with any standard industrial connector, shielded cable has 0.33 in. outer diameter and DESIGNA-conforming sheath color.

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Sliding Slewing Ring Bearings
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Sliding Slewing Ring Bearings

Rotary motion on an ultrasonic welding machine EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - May 18, 2010 - A developer and manufacturer of custom-made equipment for the fabricating industry uses sliding slewing ring bearings from igus® for rotary motion on an ultrasonic welding machine. iglide® PRT slewing ring bearings facilitate movement on both the X and Y axis of the machine, which enables the welding...

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