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igus to Exhibit at Pack Expo, Las Vegas
Electric Cable

igus to Exhibit at Pack Expo, Las Vegas

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I.- July 2, 2009 - igus® will be displaying its range of motion control components at Pack Expo, Las Vegas, from October 5-7, 2009 (South Hall, Booth #4985). New products on show will include the company's geared slewing-ring bearing, which does not require any lubrication and so saves the end user valuable maintenance time. A toothed belt can be mounted on either the...

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Electric Connector Inserts

Holocom Announces New PDS Design Patent

(SAN DIEGO - February 11, 2009) Holocom, the leading provider of proprietary high-security protective distribution systems (PDS) for SIPRNet and other classified networks, today announced its newest patent for the Holocom PDS. Pat. D580,871 is the sixth patent granted Holocom for its PDS, a system currently installed for all branches of the US military, domestically and internationally. Holocom...

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George Koch and Excel Automation Partnership Delivers an Integrated Handling and Finishing System for Ford Transit Underbody Protection
Carriers

George Koch and Excel Automation Partnership Delivers an Integrated Handling and Finishing System for Ford Transit Underbody Protection

Excel Automation has recently designed and installed a seventy metre vehicle handling system to transport the UK's most popular commercial vehicle, the Ford Transit, through an underbody treatment plant engineered and manufactured by George Koch for the Southampton plant of Ford Motor Company. The system is designed to handle thirty vehicles per hour. The circular system comprising a six inch...

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Carriers

PDS Cable Carrier reduces raceway to end-user drop box.

Designed to integrate with Holocom Secure Raceway, Secure Mini Dukt(TM) minimizes footprint on wall without compromising security or user functionality. Reduced-profile cable carrier is constructed of powder-coated, galvanized steel and manufactured with minimal parts. Design is intended to reduce labor and accelerate installation of Holocom protective distribution systems (PDSs).

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Link Chains

Cable Carriers Minimize Downtime Costs

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - February 18, 2009 - GUDEL Inc. uses reinforced plastic cable carriers from igus® across its range of automated systems-from multi-axis robots and press-transfer systems, to factory-automation equipment and gantry robots. The cable carriers guide and protect moving cables and hoses, helping to reduce the risk of cable failure and minimizing downtime for GUDEL's...

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Link Chains

Robotics Students Use Cable Carriers and Linear Guides

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - December 16, 2008 - igus® Inc. is the newest sponsor for Botball, an educational robotics program funded by the KISS Institute for Practical Robotics. The Botball Program aims to integrate science, technology, engineering, and math with robotics to keep students on the cutting edge of technology . For the 2009 competition, igus donated Energy Chain® cable carriers...

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Tubes and Tubing

The Largest Plastic Cable Carrier in the World

igus unveils cable carrier for offshore platforms EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - November 18, 2008 - Cable carrier-expert igus® has launched the largest-ever plastic cable carrier in the world. The new Energy Chain® 'E4.350' is wear proof, maintenance free and resistant to seawater and mineral oil. The giant cable carrier was primarily developed for demanding applications exposed to ice, wind,...

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Wafer Lift Subassembly can carry a load of 12 lb.
Miscellaneous Lifts

Wafer Lift Subassembly can carry a load of 12 lb.

With 2.25 in. stroke and duty cycle time of 1 cycle/sec, Wafer Lift Subassembly helps toolmakers simplify their automation requirements. It utilizes servo drive and motor, size 15 Ball Rail® with precision 12 mm dia ball screw in T5 accuracy class. Unit comes tested and ready to install as single component and provides smooth, vibration-free motion and is rated for more than 7 million...

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Link Chains

Plastic Cable Carriers Help Entertain

Cirque du Soleil uses cable carriers from igus EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - October 10, 2008 - KA, the gravity-defying production from the creators of Cirque de Soleil, uses Energy Chain® cable carriers from igus® on its stages. The show, considered the most technical in Las Vegas, uses massive amounts of cables and hoses to provide power to such elements as lights, projectors and one of the...

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Link Chains

New ESD-Conductive Cable Carrier

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - September 25, 2008 - igus®' 'T3' cable carrier for applications involving very high speeds and accelerations was one product to catch the attention of visitors to IMTS. The lightweight cable carrier runs extremely smoothly with minimal vibrations and virtually no noise: 33 dB(A) with 26.5 dB(A) of background noise. The polymer side bands are injection-molded as one...

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