Carriers

Link Chains

Modular Cable Carrier targets robotic applications.

Attached to installation points on any robot, pre-engineered Triflex® RS guides, protects, and extends service life of cables and hoses. Integrated fiber-rod mechanism supports excess cable carrier and cable slack parallel to robot arm and away from robotic work area. It prevents cables from moving beyond minimum bend radius, helping to maintain uninterrupted production flow. System is...

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Electric Cable

ReadyChain Reduces Downtime for Second Largest Marine Terminal in Va.

Pre-harnessed Energy Chain cable carriers and Chainflex cables used on ship-to-shore crane EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - January 22, 2008 - igus® Inc., the industry-leading developer of Energy Chain Systems®, Chainflex® continuous-flex cables and iglide® plastic bearings, today announced that Portsmouth Marine Terminal (PMT), operated and maintained by Virginia International Terminals...

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Multi-Axis Cable Carriers feature fiber rod assemblies.
Link Chains

Multi-Axis Cable Carriers feature fiber rod assemblies.

Developed to protect moving cables and hoses on 6-axis robots, Triflex® R Cable Carriers feature integral fiber rod assemblies with iglide® bearing on moving tips to optimize torsional strength and withstand extreme twisting movements. Available in enclosed and light version, Triflex system is able to move multi-dimensionally in all axes and can twist up to 380° per yard....

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Material Handling Equipment

FLSmidth Minerals Wins Multiple Orders in Materials Handling

FLSmidth Minerals has been awarded a contract to provide two mobile overburden handling systems to Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) for their iron ore mine in the Pilbara region in the north of Western Australia. FMG is an Australian company listed on the Australian stock exchange. The parties have agreed not to disclose the value of the contract. The equipment will be supplied by FLSmidth Minerals'...

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Electric Cable

Chainflex Cables and Energy Chain Cable Carriers Meet Highest ISO Standard in Cleanroom Applications

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - October 31, 2007 - Igus® Inc., the industry-leading developer of Energy Chain Systems®, Chainflex® continuous-flex cables and iglide® plastic bearings, today announced newly achieved certifications in cleanroom environments for both its Chainflex cables and Energy Chain® cable carriers. These products meet ISO cleanroom standard 14644-1 set forth by the...

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Steel Cable/Hose Carrier balances weight and strength.
Carriers

Steel Cable/Hose Carrier balances weight and strength.

Resistant to extreme heat and cold, VARITRAK LS/LSX 1050 systems protect and guide moving cables and hoses in automated machinery applications. They balance weight and load bearing capabilities via weight-optimized side plate geometry, while VARITRAK frame-stay system offers cavity width customizable to 1 mm as well as range of cavity partitioning and functionality options. Side bands are...

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Hand Truck accommodates all rimmed drums.
Hand Trucks

Hand Truck accommodates all rimmed drums.

Model 10HT-4W is 4-wheel hand truck with dual 10 in. main wheels that have full roller bearings and dual 3 in. swivel casters that support drum while moving through plants and warehouses. Designed with concern for ergonomic safety, hand truck eliminates need for operator to bear weight of load during transport of rimmed steel, fiber, or plastic drums weighing up to 1,000 lb. Parrot-Beak®...

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DEK's Packaging Innovations Land Two Industry Honors
Coating Equipment

DEK's Packaging Innovations Land Two Industry Honors

DEK continues to receive praise for its forward-looking technology advancements and ongoing commitment to pioneering process solutions. At last week's Semicon West event in San Francisco, California, the company was the recipient of two acclaimed industry awards in recognition of DEK's efforts to further manufacturing technology and productivity. For its ground-breaking Galaxy DirEKt Ball...

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Carriers

Panel Carrier facilitates substrate centering and transport.

Consisting of base carrier with consumable foil, Virtual Panel Carrier enables multiple component support and alignment during screen printing and all subsequent assembly processes. Substrates are held in carrier via 4-sided tensioning mechanism and then aligned within carrier using centering system. Parts are referenced using two global fiducials, enabling transfer of VPC throughout all assembly...

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Electric Cable

Strain Relief from Igus Defends against Cable Damage and System Failure

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - April 27, 2007 - Igus® Inc., the industry-leading developer of Energy Chain Systems®, Chainflex® continuous-flex cables and iglide® plastic bearings, offers various strain relief elements for its comprehensive line of Energy Chain® cable carriers. Designed to house, protect and extend the service life of cables and hoses on automated machinery, Energy Chain...

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