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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.


Award-Winning, Chip-Proof Cable Carrier

POSTED: 05/24/2010

igus® now offers an energy tube especially for the machine-tool industry that is nearly 100 percent chip-proof. The RX energy

The Wide World of Cable Carriers

POSTED: 05/11/2010

110 entrants from 23 countries take part in cable carrier competition

Young Engineers Use Donated Plastic Machinery Components

POSTED: 04/30/2010

Thousands of young engineers receive plastic machinery components for their FIRST Robotics Competition teams.

Plastic Technology on Twitter

POSTED: 04/12/2010

Need up-to-the-minute technical advice and suggestions for how to optimize your use of plain bearings, linear guides and cable carrier

New Videos Explain Features and Benefits of Linear Guides

POSTED: 04/12/2010

igus® has posted two new videos online highlighting the latest additions to its range of DryLin® W linear guide systems.

Cable Carrier Competition

POSTED: 01/25/2010

igus® is running its Vector® competition for a second time to reward challenging applications using cable carrier systems.

igus Joins Forces with Student Robotics Program

POSTED: 01/19/2010

For the sixth consecutive season, igus® has joined forces with FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology).

Guidelok Total Chip Protection for Machine Tools

POSTED: 12/26/2009

No more abrasion caused by metal chips

Interconnect Motor Cables for Continuous-flex Applications

POSTED: 12/20/2009

igus offers motor cables for Siemens, Indramat, Fanuc and Allen Bradley EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Cable carrier expert, igus®, has developed a line of continuous-flex, interconnect motor cables harnessed in accordance with leading manufacturers,

Reduce Friction in Machine-guard Doors

POSTED: 12/20/2009

New hybrid linear bearing combines rolling and sliding

New Enclosed Cable Carrier Keeps Debris Out

POSTED: 11/02/2009

igus® has now developed an energy tube especially for the machine-tool industry that is almost 100 percent chip-proof.

New Anti-backlash Leadscrew System

POSTED: 10/20/2009

igus® has unveiled a new addition to its line of DryLin® SLW leadscrew tables.  DryLin SLW Pre-Loaded uses anti-backlash nuts to reduce axial clearance and is also fitted with DryLin W ‘turn-to-fit’ linear bearings, which offer adjustable

igus to exhibit at FABTECH 2009

POSTED: 09/23/2009

igus® Inc. will be exhibiting at booth #7046 during FABTECH International at McCormick Place in Chicago from November 15-18, 2009.

Students Enter a High-Octane World of Robotics with Plastic Bearings and Cable Carriers

POSTED: 09/21/2009

The 17th annual BEST (Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology) Robotics Competition kicks off this month at BEST hub locations nationwide.

Keep on Rolling

POSTED: 09/08/2009

igus®’ Rol-E-Chain cable carriers have a unique design: built-in wheels to facilitate travel over long distances, such as on a

Access 2D/3D CAD Files with No Registration

POSTED: 08/24/2009

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. – August 21, 2009 – igus® Inc. offers fully downloadable 2D and 3D CAD files at the click of a button for its cable carriers, plastic plain bearings, spherical bearings and linear bearings and guide systems.  The CAD files are available completely free of charge and are

igubal® Self-aligning Spherical Bearings Prove Versatile

POSTED: 08/13/2009

Self-aligning components made entirely of high-performance plastics.

igus to Exhibit at Pack Expo, Las Vegas

POSTED: 07/23/2009

igus will be displaying its range of motion control components at Pack Expo, Las Vegas, from October 5-7, 2009.

igus Releases Fully Searchable Catalogs on CD-Rom

POSTED: 07/20/2009

igus® Inc.’s 2009 catalogs are now available on CD-Rom. The updated, fully searchable CD-Rom features full versions of the company’s

igus Offers Plant Shutdown Inspections

POSTED: 07/07/2009

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. – July 7, 2009 – igus® has announced that its engineers are available to examine cable carriers and continuous-flex cables free of charge during plant shutdowns in July and August. Those involved with maintenance or production are invited to take advantage of the free inspections to

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