Linear Bearings and Shafting resist rust and contamination.

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DryLin R plastic linear bearings consist of iglide® J polymer material that requires no lubrication or maintenance. Bearings are dimensionally interchangeable with standard, re-circulating ball bearings. DryLin S anodized aluminum shafting can be customized with flats, grooves, through-holes, or other modifications. Products suit extreme dirt conditions, underwater, food, and wash down applications.



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igus DryLin Linear Bearings and Aluminum Shafting Eliminate Rust and Contamination for a Worry-Free, Low-Cost Solution



EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - July 15, 2004 - igus® Inc., the industry-leading developer of DryLin® linear bearings and guide systems, ensures worry-free operation with a solution completely resistant to rust and contamination. DryLin R plastic linear bearings are made with igus' pioneering iglide® J polymer material which requires no lubrication or maintenance. DryLin S anodized aluminum shafting is optimized for friction and wear to work seamlessly with DryLin R bearings. Together, this complete motion control solution is low-cost, rust-free, contamination-resistant and will not corrode.

DryLin solutions are ideal for extreme dirt conditions and underwater, food and wash down applications. DryLin R linear bearings are available in a complete range of sizes and they are
dimensionally interchangeable with standard, re-circulating ball bearings. DryLin S shafting can be customized with flats, grooves, through-holes or other modifications.

DryLin R linear bearings were developed for round shafts and applications with a need for speed and low noise. They can reach speeds more than four times faster than re-circulating ball bearings, deliver unrestricted acceleration, and are well-suited for high-frequency, short-travel applications. With channels that enable the flow of dirt and dust, DryLin R linear bearings do not need to be sealed. Its simple design prevents debris from being lodged in the liner and causing irreparable damage, unlike re-circulating ball bearings.

Igus Inc., founded in 1985 and based in East Providence, R.I., develops and manufactures industry-leading plastic cable carriers, continuous-flex cables, plastic bearings and linear guide systems. With more than 28,000 products available from stock, the company meets the motion control and machinery component needs of customers worldwide. Product lines include Energy Chain Systems® to protect and house moving cables. Chainflex® continuous-flex cables, iglide self-lubricating, oil-free, plastic bearings, DryLin linear guide systems and igubal® spherical bearings. For more information contact igus at (888) 803-1895 or visit www.igus.com.

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