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Plastic Plain Bearings for Ski Bindings
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Plastic Plain Bearings for Ski Bindings

Plastic plain bearings for ski bindings EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - A Colorado-based manufacturer has incorporated iglide® plastic plain bearings from igus® into its high-end, telemark ski-bindings, which has both created a more reliable product and virtually eliminated maintenance requirements. Defective ski-bindings risk the health and life of a skier, so it is vitally important that...

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Amish Communities Adopt Plastic Bearings
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Amish Communities Adopt Plastic Bearings

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - February 15, 2010 - An Ohio-based manufacturer of horse-drawn farming equipment predominately employed by Amish communities uses iglide® plastic plain bearings from igus® on a 'crumbler' mechanism; used to crush clods of dirt during the tilling process. The bearings replaced a system of metal shafts and collars that required messy lubricants and frequent maintenance....

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Cable Carrier Competition
Material Handling & Storage

Cable Carrier Competition

The way you use your cable carriers could earn you a cash prize. EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - January 22, 2010 - igus®, a leading manufacturer of cable carriers and continuous-flex cables, is running its Vector® competition for a second time to reward challenging applications using cable carrier systems. The first competition only accepted submissions from European companies, but the...

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Guiding System offers chip protection for machine tools.
Material Handling & Storage

Guiding System offers chip protection for machine tools.

Guidelok horizontal guiding system is designed to keep upper and lower cable carrier runs apart, via spring-loaded roller support, which minimizes abrasion and wear on tools caused by trapped chips and debris. Support is pushed back as cable carrier passes through and upper run rests on roller support and cannot glide on lower run. Modular system is suitable for machine tool applications up to...

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Interconnect Motor Cables for Continuous-Flex Applications
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Interconnect Motor Cables for Continuous-Flex Applications

igus offers motor cables for Siemens, Indramat, Fanuc, and Allen Bradley EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Cable carrier expert, igus®, has developed a line of continuous-flex, interconnect motor cables harnessed in accordance with leading manufacturers, including Siemens, Indramat, Fanuc, and Allen Bradley. As with all Chainflex® cables, these interconnects are ideal for continuous-flexing...

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Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Hybrid Linear Bearing reduces friction in machine guard doors.

Combining rolling and sliding motions, DryLin® WJRM bearing is designed to reduce driving force in applications involving adjustment of machine-guard doors, partitions, and adjustable locks or light handling tasks. Self-lubricating, plastic sliding sleeve bearing ensures dirt and moisture resistance, while maintenance-free polymer roller enhances usability in applications where doors up to...

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Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Smooth Guidance

Linear guidance in the food industry EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - October 30, 2009 - A cutting machine's in-feed uses pillow blocks from the igus® DryLin® linear range on its guidance mechanism used to center blocks of cheese weighing up to 187 pounds. The arms of this centralizing unit are mounted on the pillow blocks and then guided smoothly up from beneath a conveyor. The position of the...

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Enclosed Cable Carrier keeps debris out.
Material Handling & Storage

Enclosed Cable Carrier keeps debris out.

Targeting machine-tool industry and reverse bending radius applications, RX Energy Tube is airtight and almost 100% chip-proof. Smooth domed exterior prevents debris such as metal or wood chips from attaching. Carrier has large interior space for cables and hoses, which can be divided using vertical separators, and horizontal shelf to safely route cables and hoses, preventing abrasion. Made from...

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Leadscrew System offers antibacklash design.
Material Handling & Storage

Leadscrew System offers antibacklash design.

DryLin SLW Pre-Loaded utilizes antibacklash nuts, which minimize axial clearance, and includes DryLin W turn-to-fit linear bearings, with radial clearance adjustable via Allen wrench. Setscrew makes audible clicking sound with every increment of adjustment. System is lubrication-free and contaminant-resistant and features high torsional stiffness.

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Igus to Exhibit at FABTECH 2009
Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Igus to Exhibit at FABTECH 2009

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - September 22, 2009 - igus® Inc. will be exhibiting at booth #7046 during the forthcoming FABTECH International show at McCormick Place in Chicago from November 15-18, 2009. New products on show will include a 100 percent chip-proof cable carrier for the machine tool industry and an innovative guide trough system for long travel applications in chip areas. Described...

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