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Knife Edge Rollers come in multiple lengths and diameters.

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Suited for use in packaging industry, on food production lines, and wherever smooth-running conveyor systems with freedom from lubrication are necessary, knife edge rollers are made from tribo-optimized plastics and help transfer goods precisely onto conveyors, Material choices include wear-resistant iglide® P210, characterized by low humidity consumption; iglide A350, which is suitable for temperatures up to 356°F; and iglide A180, which is FDA approved for direct food contact.



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Keep the Cookie from Crumbling: 14 New Knife Edge Roller Variants from igus®



igus® expands its line of knife edge rollers for precise, lubrication free conveyor lines.



East Providence, RI – In the packaging industry or on food production lines, wherever smooth-running conveyor systems with freedom from lubrication are necessary, durable knife edge rollers from igus® help transfer goods precisely onto following conveyors. Made from high-performance tribo-optimized plastics for a variety of applications, igus knife edge rollers are now available in 14 new dimensions.



Tom Miller, manager for iglide® plastic bearings says the line expansion is due to customer demand. “We really had a big push from customers for more sizes in the line,” he explained. “That’s really where our motivation came from.”



Under the “Motion Plastics” motto, igus offers a wide variety of products and solutions that drive, control, and move. The East Providence, RI based company has now extended its range of knife edge rollers with 14 new variants in length and diameter for applications in the field of conveyor technology. Various tested materials prove suitable for a wide range of applications, including the standard iglide® P210, which besides being extremely wear resistant, is also characterized by low humidity consumption. Other materials available for rollers are extremely temperature resistant, like the iglide A350, suitable at temperatures up to 356ºF, or the iglide A180, deemed FDA approved for direct food contact.



About igus

igus develops industry-leading Energy Chain® cable carriers, and Chainflex® continuous-flex cables, DryLin® linear bearings and linear guides, iglide® plastic bushings, igubal® spherical bearings. These seemingly unrelated products are linked together through a belief in making functionally advanced, yet affordable plastic components and assemblies. With plastic bearing experience since 1964, cable carrier experience since 1971 and continuous-flex cable since 1989, igus provides the right solution from over 80,000 products available from stock. No minimum order required. For more information, contact igus at 1-800-521-2747 or visit www.igus.com.



CONTACT:



igus® Inc.

PO Box 14349

East Providence, Rhode Island

02914

Tel.: 800.521.2747

Fax: 401.438.2200

sales@igus.com

www.igus.com



PRESS CONTACT:



Ellen Rathburn

Marketing Technical Copywriter

PO Box 14349

East Providence, Rhode Island

02914

Tel.: 800.521.2747 x. 288

Fax: 401.438.2200

erathburn@igus.com

www.igus.com



igus, Energy Chain, DryLin, Chainflex, iglide, and igubal are registered trademarks of igus Inc. All other company names and products are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

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