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igus Inc.

  • RI, United States
  • Tel: (800) 521-2747
  • Fax: (401) 438-7270

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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.


igus to exhibit at FABTECH 2011

POSTED: 10/26/2011

igus® Inc. will be exhibiting at booth #5214 during the forthcoming FABTECH International. The show will be located at

igus sponsors 19th annual BEST Robotics Competition

POSTED: 10/10/2011

The 19th annual BEST (Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology) Robotics Competition has kicked off at hub locations nationwide.  This is the seventh year for igus® as a nationwide product sponsor of the event.  This 2011 game, entitled “Bugs!”, was unveiled a few months ago as a teaser for more than

Intelligrated Releases Control Enhancements to Accuglide™ and IntelliQ® Live Roller Conveyors

POSTED: 09/20/2011

Accumulation conveyors receive zone control upgrades to maximize uptime and reduce noise, energy usage and wear   (Cincinnati) Intelligrated®, a leading North American-owned automated material handling solutions provider, announces the release of new zone control upgrade features to the Intelligrated Accuglide™ and IntelliQ® powered roller accumulation case conveyors. The

Thermocouple Cable for Continuous Movement

POSTED: 09/19/2011

East Providence, RI - igus® now offers a thermocouple cable especially designed for continuous-flexing applications.  Chainflex® CF Thermo for temperature-sensing equipment acts as a thermocouple extension link.  It is available in types J, K and T for a variety of

Plastic Bushing Made of Renewable Materials

POSTED: 09/08/2011

igus® has developed a new ecological plastic bushing made of 54 percent raw, renewable materials. iglide® N54 plastic bushings

igus Announces New Bearings Catalog

POSTED: 08/15/2011

Catalog for lines of iglide® plastic bushings, igubal® spherical bearings, and DryLin® linear bearings and guides is now available

Robolink Multi-axis Joint Modules

POSTED: 08/15/2011

Successfully tested in 100 beta applications, now available for order

igus to Exhibit at Pack Expo 2011

POSTED: 07/22/2011

igus® will be exhibiting at booth number 4946 in the South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center during Pack

Continuous-flex Cables with No Minimum Order or Cut Charges

POSTED: 07/07/2011

igus®’ Chainflex® continuous-flex cables were first developed in 1989 with the goal of eliminating failures such as corkscrewing, core ruptures

Quick Adjustment at the Push of a Button

POSTED: 05/09/2011

Bearings specialist, igus®, now offers a “quick-release” nut for its DryLin® lead screw tables. The specially designed system makes

Smooth Guidance 24 Hours a Day, Five Days a Week

POSTED: 04/22/2011

A machine used during the post-plating stage of a high-performance metal finishing process uses DryLin® R linear plain bearings from

Plastic Plain Bearings: 300 Entries from 28 Countries Submitted for Fifth Manus Competition

POSTED: 04/15/2011

Results of its fifth manus® competition for plastic plain bearings at an awards ceremony during the Hannover 2011 tradeshow

Bearings Win Best Product Award

POSTED: 04/04/2011

iglide® X6 plastic plain bearings from igus® have been selected by Design News magazine as a 2011 Golden Mousetrap Best

New Cable Carrier Catalog

POSTED: 03/28/2011

A new catalog for igus®’ lines of Energy Chain® cables carriers and Chainflex® continuous-flex cables is now available. The

Colored Blue for Easy Detection - New Bearing Material for the Food Industry

POSTED: 03/01/2011

Bearings specialist igus® now offers an FDA-compliant bearing material that is blue in color for easier detection.

Guidelok SL for Verticle Cable Carrier Applications

POSTED: 02/08/2011

System designed to safely guide cables at heights up to 262 feet

“Manus” Plastic Plain Bearing Competition Goes Global

POSTED: 01/11/2011

Plastic bearing specialist igus® has launched the fifth manus competition for plastic plain bearing applications. The success of the competition

New Additions to Robot Cable Range

POSTED: 01/11/2011

Cable carrier expert, igus®, has introduced twistable hybrid, bus, motor and fiber-optic cables to its torsion resistant Chainflex® robot cable

Now Up to 6 times More Wear Resistant

POSTED: 11/02/2010

Plain bearings: New Nano Material “iglide X”

Twisting Through Three Thousand Degrees

POSTED: 10/13/2010

igus® has now developed an innovative, compact cable carrier system that can turn through 3,000 degrees in minimal space. TwisterBand

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