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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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Flame-Resistant Control Cables with UL/CSA Approval
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Flame-Resistant Control Cables with UL/CSA Approval

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - February 12, 2008 - igus® Inc., the industry-leading developer of plastic cable carriers, bearings and continuous-flex cables, today announced its Chainflex® CF9 and CF10 control cables are now available with UL and CSA approval. CF9 and CF10 control cables were developed for demanding dynamic applications featuring high speeds and challenging environments. They have...

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Steel/AluminumTroughs suit Energy Chain® cable carriers.
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Steel/AluminumTroughs suit Energy Chain® cable carriers.

Guide troughs enable Energy Chains and Energy Tubes to operate with reduced friction over long travel lengths exceeding 16 ft. Available in steel or aluminum, corrosion-resistant aluminum troughs are suited for outdoor and wash down applications, while steel troughs are suited for lighter loads. Troughs are offered as separate components or fully assembled systems, come equipped with glide bars,...

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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.
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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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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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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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Igus Introduces New Stainless Steel Linear Guide System

Today igus announced its newest linear guide system. The pioneering DryLin W linear system is now available in stainless steel, which virtually eliminates corrosion and rust. Read the press release to learn more. DryLin W stainless steel Igus also showcases its Chainflex CF7 and CF8 continuous-flex cables. These power and control cables are ideal for automated machinery. Chainflex CF7 & CF8 And...

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Quicksnap from Igus Facilitates Simple Installation and Detachment of Small Energy Chains

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - January 23, 2007 - The Quicksnap accessory from igus® Inc., the industry-leading developer of Energy Chain® cable carriers and iglide® plastic bearings, facilitates simple and fast installation and detachment of small Energy Chains. Quicksnap is affixed to the stationary point using a screw. A plastic tab extends over the end of the mounting bracket and securely...

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Igus Products Aid Cutting-Edge Climbing Machines to Scale Walls while on a Mission to Eliminate Dangerous Chemicals and Toxins

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - December 14, 2006 - Igus® Inc., the leading developer of Energy Chain Systems®, iglide® plastic bearings and DryLin® linear bearings and guide systems, today announced that International Climbing Machines (ICM) uses igus products on its mission to transform elevated-height work, such as the removal of lead paint or chemical toxins from tall surfaces, from...

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