500,000 Cycles Per Year
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500,000 Cycles Per Year

Pre-Harnessed Cable Carriers Withstand High Speeds and Accelerations EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - August 13, 2009 - Jessup Engineering uses pre-harnessed cable carriers from igus® on its overhead hoists for the metal-finishing industry. The cable carriers replace umbilicals, which were not suitable for high speeds. Jessup Engineering began manufacturing programmable-hoist automation for the...

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Roller Chains

Serapid Mechanical Linear Actuators Installed at Sears Tower

Sterling Heights, Mich: SERAPID, Inc is part of the Sears Tower renovation project opening to the public Thursday, July 2. The new "Sears Tower Ledge" allows visitors to step out over the edge of the building (some 103 stories) above the busy streets of Chicago. The four observation ledges are pushed out approximately 4 feet with SERAPID LinearBeam mechanical linear actuator systems. The systems...

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New Plastic Conveyor Chains from Iwis for Beverage and Packaging Industries
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New Plastic Conveyor Chains from Iwis for Beverage and Packaging Industries

Munich, Germany, May 2009. At this year's Hannover Fair, Iwis has presented a new range of chains for the beverage and packaging industries. Sold under the Flexon brand label, the newly developed Flat Top chains and Modular Belts can be used for conveying almost all types of piece goods and are particularly well suited for use in the beverage and packaging industries. With its new plastic chains,...

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Grip Conveyor Chains ensure gentle handling.
Chains

Grip Conveyor Chains ensure gentle handling.

Grip chains with clamping elements are used for gripping, collecting, and transporting thin-walled, large-surface materials in packaging, food/beverage, and electronics industries. Adjustable spring force ensures sensitive materials are handled gently during processing to avoid damage, while swivel arrangement ensures optimal feeding and precise positioning. Available as simplex and duplex chain...

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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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Cable Drag Chains offer accelerated assembly/disassembly.
Engineering Chains

Cable Drag Chains offer accelerated assembly/disassembly.

During installation, individual side links of Murrplastik (MP) 52.2 PowerLine and MP 82.2 HeavyLine chains are assembled angled to each other. After one short turn, distinct click signals that pieces have engaged properly. To disengage, side links are turned back to each other and levered apart with screwdriver. Chains feature heavy-duty connection between frame bridge and side wall, and frame...

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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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Triad's JSU Series of Power Supplies Provide Robust, Low Cost Solutions
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Triad's JSU Series of Power Supplies Provide Robust, Low Cost Solutions

Triad Magnetics is an established leader in power supply innovation, offering product lines that span a wide range of diverse industries and applications. Adding to their long list of successful product launches, Triad announces the release of the new cutting-edge JSU Series of power supplies. To learn about all of its advantages and advanced features, see our video.

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