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COMPANY PROFILE

igus Inc.

  • RI, United States
  • Tel: (800) 521-2747
  • Fax: (401) 438-7270
  • www.igus.com
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  • Member Since 2005
  • Robotic Supplier

igus® develops industry-leading Energy Chain cable carriers®, Chainflex continuous-flex cables, iglide® plastic plain bearings, igubal® spherical bearings, and DryLin® linear bearings and guide systems. These seemingly unrelated products are linked together through a belief in making functionally advanced, yet affordable plastic components and assemblies. Over 80,000 products available from stock. No minimum order required.

For robotics applications requiring three-dimensional (3-D) and multi-axis freedom of movement, igus® offers Triflex® R multi-dimensional Energy Chains®. Smooth contours and a tubular design ensure fluid mobility. Triflex® R is constructed with a ball and socket style modular assembly, which provides high tensile strength and flexibility without the need for steel cables.

Services include full in-house harnessing, design consultation, on-site consultation, guarantee and warranty.

News

igus® to showcase motion plastic solutions at Pack Expo 2013

POSTED: 08/28/2013

Under the theme “Motion Plastics”, igus will display new solutions for the packaging industry at this year’s Pack Expo.

New Generation of E2 Micro Chains

POSTED: 06/06/2013

Micro cable carriers are sturdier, quieter and more versatile

Linear Actuators Developed for High-Speed Applications with Low Loads

POSTED: 05/29/2013

DryLin® ZLW belt driven linear actuators are a low-cost, short lead-time alternative to traditional re-circulating ball bearing systems. igus® DryLin

Design Meets Function; igus® Receives Prestigious Product Design Award

POSTED: 05/15/2013

igus® won two awards as part of this year's iF product design competition.

Triflex RFP Adjustable Retraction System for Cable Guidance

POSTED: 04/16/2013

Designed for secure cable guidance on large robot arms or for robots programmed to perform complex movements

igus Launches New Heavy-duty Plastic Bushing

POSTED: 09/11/2012

igus® has launched a new, heavy-duty plastic bushing that can withstand radial loads up to 11,023 pounds per square inch.

Marcotte Mining Strikes Gold

POSTED: 08/10/2012

Utility vehicle manufacturer has scooped top award for most innovative cable carrier application from igus

Maintenance-free igubal® Polymer Plastic Bearings Now Detectable

POSTED: 07/31/2012

One way to effectively protect food from metal-particle contamination is to install an electric metal detector. Any goods affected are then rejected. Plastic bearing expert igus®, located in East Providence, Rhode Island, has developed its range of available

Cable Drum Alternative Showcased at IMTS 2012

POSTED: 07/19/2012

igus®, a worldwide leader in cable carriers, continuous-flex cables, plastic bushings, self-aligning bearings and linear guides, will be exhibiting at IMTS 2012, booth 5613 in the East Building, from September 10-15 at McCormick Place in Chicago, Il. igus has created an interactive booth where visitors can learn how to integrate

Intelligrated® to Showcase E-Commerce Order Fulfillment Solutions at IRCE 2012

POSTED: 05/25/2012

Intelligrated® will exhibit its latest e-commerce order fulfillment technology at the Internet Retailer Conference and Expo (IRCE), June 5-8 in

igus Announces Winners of Cable Carrier Competition

POSTED: 05/25/2012

162 entries from 27 countries competed for vector awards East Providence, RI - igus® announced the results of its third global vector award competition during this year’s Hanover Industrial Fair.  The winning applications, which included a loading/unloading press, a pump on a rotating bridge and an edge-banding machine, received

Plastic Bushings are the Backbone of Students’ Robot

POSTED: 05/16/2012

The 21st annual FIRST® Robotics Championship came to a close on April 28th in the Edward Jones Dome in St.

igus to Exhibit at Free Online Tradeshow: Industrial Automation and Robotic Systems

POSTED: 04/20/2012

Industrial Automation and Robotic Systems e-event sponsored by Globalspec

igubal® K-Series Clip-In Rod End Bearings

POSTED: 04/05/2012

New clip-in feature makes the dimensionally interchangeable rod ends more versatile

igus to Exhibit at the Offshore Technology Conference

POSTED: 03/20/2012

Show will at the Reliant Arena in Houston from April 30-May 5, 2012

igus Retains 95 Percent of its Products in Stock

POSTED: 02/08/2012

Continued commitment to offering standard, off-the-shelf products with no minimum order

Newly Designed Cable Carrier

POSTED: 02/06/2012

igus® has redesigned its System E6 Energy Chain® cable carrier best known for its robust, low-vibration and low-noise operation.

Chainflex® CF11 and CF211 Continuous-flex Data Cables with Smaller Bending Radius

POSTED: 01/05/2012

Can be used for smaller machines to save space, while still delivering high speeds and a long service life

igus Supports Multinational Student Robotics Competition

POSTED: 01/05/2012

igus® has once again joined forces with FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology)

igus to Exhibit at SLAS 2012

POSTED: 12/08/2011

At booth 234, February 4-8, San Diego Convention Center; Exhibition Hall Open February 6 and 7


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