Aluminum Shafting resists corrosion and wear.

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Drylin® S aluminum shafting works with DryLin® R linear bearings and Iglide® plain bearings. Anodized shafting has lower coefficient of friction and 3X lifetime of steel when run against appropriate bearing material. Aluminum shafts are available in nine models ranging from 1/4 to 2 in. dia. Shafting can be cut to length per customer requirements.




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Igus® Introduces New Lightweight Aluminum Shafting



EAST PROVIDENCE, RI (August 29, 2002)-igus inc. introduces new Drylin® S inch-sized aluminum shafting and supported aluminum shafting for use with DryLin® R linear bearings and Iglide® plain bearings.

These new types of anodized aluminum shafting offer high levels of corrosion and wear resistance as well as an overall lighter product. DryLin® S aluminum shafting has a lower coefficient of friction and three times the lifetime of steel when run against the appropriate bearing material.

Aluminum shafts are currently available from stock in nine diameters ranging from 1/4 to 2 inches. Igus® will cut to length per customer requirements.

Contact igus for more information. igus inc. P.O. Box 14349 East Providence, RI 02914. (Phone) 888-803-1895 (Fax) 401-438-7680 (E-mail) Webmaster@igus.com (Website) www.igus.com. igus® specializes in iglide® polymer bearing products and Energy Chain Systems®.

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