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igus® to Showcase Motion Plastic Solutions at Pack Expo 2013

Under the theme “Motion Plastics”, igus will display new solutions for the packaging industry at this year’s Pack Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada, September 23Â- - 25, 2013. East Providence, RI -- Food, packaging and bottling industries are centered on handling sensitive products that demand special requirements: maximum levels of hygiene are needed, alongside precision and speed at...

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Marine Buoy incorporates wave energy harvesting technology.
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Marine Buoy incorporates wave energy harvesting technology.

Featuring customized design, buoy system is scalable from 1–250 W and can be suited to moored or drifting applications. Design using JSR Micro/JM Energy's ULTIMO™ Lithium Ion Capacitor (LIC)Â- for energy storage. ULTIMO's hybrid technology provides energy density of 12 Wh/kg or 20 Wh/L. While direct drive system provides power from differential motion between buoy float...

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Design Meets Function. Igus® Receives Prestigious Product Design Award

igus®, a leading developer of high-performance polymer machine components, won two awards as part of this year's iF product design competition. A panel made up of 50 judges from around the world judged that the company's e-spool—a variation on traditional cable drums—exceeded its exacting standards. The innovative design guides cables and hoses telescopically and is ideal for restricted...

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Platinum Tools® Launches Full Line of Hanging Hardware Solutions for Overhead Installations

Now Shipping, Platinum Tools' Hardware for Hanging Ceiling Wire, Jack Chain, Threaded Rod and Eye Lag Screws are Designed for the Most Efficient, Secure, and Cost Effective Solutions for Overhead Installations CAMARILLO, Calif. - Platinum Tools (www.platinumtools.com), the leader in solutions for the preparation, installation and hand termination of wire and cable, is proud to announce the launch...

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igus to Exhibiting at Pack Expo 2011

New products for the food-processing, bottling, and packaging industries East Providence, RI igus® will be exhibiting at booth number 4946 in the South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center during Pack Expo 2011. Some of the products on show will include an all-new quick-release leadscrew table for fast and easy format adjustments and a plastic plain bearing designed specifically for...

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Cable Carrier Competition
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Cable Carrier Competition

The way you use your cable carriers could earn you a cash prize. EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - January 22, 2010 - igus®, a leading manufacturer of cable carriers and continuous-flex cables, is running its Vector® competition for a second time to reward challenging applications using cable carrier systems. The first competition only accepted submissions from European companies, but the...

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Gore Study Shows Flat Cables Reduce Particulation in Cleanroom Environments

Landenberg, PA (July 16, 2009)-W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) announces the results of a cable particulation study it contracted with the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA in Stuttgart, Germany. This study measured the particulation of four different cable systems for ISO cleanroom certification-two cable chains with GORE(TM) High Flex Flat Cables, one...

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Keep on Rolling

Rolls instead of glides: igus Rol-E-Chain for long distances EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - August 26, 2009 - igus®' Rol-E-Chain cable carriers have a unique design: built-in wheels to facilitate travel over long distances, such as on a crane. The wheels are integrated into the cable carrier's side links and reduce friction dramatically, which makes longer travel, heavier load and faster speed...

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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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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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EZRig Cranes offers lifting solutions that are engineered for robust performance, providing the ultimate in portability. Designed for real-world lifting needs, our products are small and light with options and features that make them ideal for a broad range of applications. See our video to learn how an EZRig Crane can simplify your lifting requirements.

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