Robotics Industry News
Keep the cookie from crumbling: 14 new knife edge roller variants from igus®
igus Inc. Posted 11/05/2013igus® expands its line of knife edge rollers for precise, lubrication free conveyor lines.
East Providence, RI – In the packaging industry or on food production lines, wherever smooth-running conveyor systems with freedom from lubrication are necessary, durable knife edge rollers from igus® help transfer goods precisely onto following conveyors. Made from high-performance tribo-optimized plastics for a variety of applications, igus knife edge rollers are now available in 14 new dimensions.
Tom Miller, manager for iglide® plastic bearings says the line expansion is due to customer demand. “We really had a big push from customers for more sizes in the line,” he explained. “That’s really where our motivation came from.”
Under the “Motion Plastics” motto, igus offers a wide variety of products and solutions that drive, control, and move. The East Providence, RI based company has now extended its range of knife edge rollers with 14 new variants in length and diameter for applications in the field of conveyor technology. Various tested materials prove suitable for a wide range of applications, including the standard iglide® P210, which besides being extremely wear resistant, is also characterized by low humidity consumption. Other materials available for rollers are extremely temperature resistant, like the iglide A350, suitable at temperatures up to 356ºF, or the iglide A180, deemed FDA approved for direct food contact.
igus develops industry-leading Energy Chain® cable carriers, and Chainflex® continuous-flex cables, DryLin® linear bearings and linear guides, iglide® plastic bushings, igubal® spherical bearings. These seemingly unrelated products are linked together through a belief in making functionally advanced, yet affordable plastic components and assemblies. With plastic bearing experience since 1964, cable carrier experience since 1971 and continuous-flex cable since 1989, igus provides the right solution from over 80,000 products available from stock. No minimum order required.
Marketing Technical Copywriter
800.521.2747 x. 288