Slewing Ring Bearings are maintenance and lubrication free.

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Featuring sliding element made from iglide J plastic, Iglide PRT slewing-ring bearings include aluminum housing and stainless steel screws. Bearings are available in various sizes including compact option with 1.18 in. ID. Wear resistant, rigid bearings are suited for semiconductor, clean room, assembly, production, and robotic applications.

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Igus Introduces New Line of Maintenance-Free, Slewing-Ring Bearings

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - August 15, 2006 - Igus® Inc., the leading developer of iglide® plastic bearings, DryLin® linear guide systems and Energy Chain® cable carriers, today announced the introduction of a new line of maintenance-free, slewing-ring bearings. Iglide PRT slewing-ring bearings include a sliding element made from iglide J plastic, an aluminum housing and stainless steel screws. The use of iglide J makes the new slewing ring maintenance and lubrication free.

Iglide PRT is available in various sizes, including a compact option with an inner diameter of 1.18 inches. These slewing rings have high wear resistance, high rigidity and are easy to assemble. They are ideal for semiconductor, clean room, assembly, production and robotic applications.

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 igiibal® spherical bearings. For more information, contact igus at (888) 803-1895 or visit

igus, iglide, DryLin, Energy Cham, Energy Chain System. Chainflex and igubal are registered trademarks of igus Inc.

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