igus® inc. - igus® presenting 100+ new products at Hannover

114 new products and line extensions will be unveiled at the world’s largest industrial fair, running April 7-11 in Germany. (read more)

igus® inc. - Visit igus at Hannover Messe Fair

At the upcoming Hannover Messe fair, igus is celebrating its 50th anniversary, and showcasing 114 of its self-lubricating, maintenance-free ‘motion plastics’ innovations. These products support igus customers by lowering costs and simultaneously increasing the life of moving applications with the use of high-performance plastics. (read more)

igus® inc. - Discover the Perfect Bearing for your Application

With the new dry-tech box from igus® engineers can discover the perfect bearing for their application with this unique new tool (read more)

igus® inc. - igus® presented with 3 iF Design Awards

R4.1 light Energy Chain®, DryLin® SLT linear system and ReadyChain® rack convinced jury with winning combination of function and form. (read more)

igus® inc. - “iglide® on tour:” 56 plastic bearings on board

To celebrate the 30 year anniversary of its iglideplastic bearings, the tribo-polymer specialist igus® is sending its small car on a big trip around the world. (read more)

igus® inc. - 30 years of iglide® bearings

igus® is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its iglide plastic bearing material. Three decades ago, igus presented its first iglide plastic bearing – a lubrication and maintenance-free polymer bearing for dry running applications. After decades of research (read more)

igus® inc. - Detectable spherical bearings for Food and Drug

New igubal self-aligning bearings for the food and drug industries (read more)

igus® inc. - igus to exhibit new dry-running solutions, SLAS 14

igus will be displaying and demonstrating its new innovations in booth 1220 at the upcoming SLAS 2014 conference and exhibition, taking place at the San Diego Convention Center January 18-22nd. (read more)

igus® inc. - Innovative applications, Energy Chain Systems®

Wanted: innovative applications using Energy Chain Systems® Every two years, the most creative applications of igus® Energy Chain Systems® are recognized with the vector® award. Whether a tiny energy chain or an enormous application, anyone can apply online to present their idea to the panel of judges, entering in the running for a... (read more)

igus® inc. - Protection for moving cables: igus® RX tube

A laboratory test, carried out under tough conditions, shows tightness against chips for safely moving cables (read more)

igus® inc. - Carry More Weight: igus’® DryLin® W linear guide

igus’® DryLin® W linear guide is now available in size 25. Lubrication free, dirt resistant linear technology now withstands the weight of a mid-size car. (read more)

igus® inc. - Hybrid servo cable with bus element now available

igus® connects the power supply and the encoder cable in one easy cable solution (read more)

igus® inc. - 1st folding Energy Chain System® for 3D movements

Energy Chain® specialist igus® has expanded its proven 3-dimensional cable carrier line,
Triflex®, with the new series TRLF-100. Unlike any other 3D cable carrier from igus, the TRLF-100 has three pivoting crossbars that can be opened at any time, making inserting or exchanging cables and hoses extraordinarily quick and easy. (read more)

igus® inc. - PUR spindle cable - Space Saving Alternative

Spindle drives are becoming larger and more efficient in the case of machining centers and machine tools. To guide higher streams of energy, larger conductor cross-sections are required. As a result, servo cables are becoming thicker with larger bend radii, and in some cases are going beyond the permissible space of the machine tool. We have an ideal solution. (read more)

igus® inc. - Semi-finished products from igus®

More variety and less wear. Plastics and plain bearings expert igus enhances its special program for tribo-polymer applications with iglide® semi-finished products in new sizes and diameters (read more)

igus® inc. - igus® student robotics support expands

Plastics expert and founder of the Y.E.S. (Young Engineers’ Support) Program igus® is excited to announce its part as a founding member of the new university/industry partnership program REM-C (Roboticists, Engineers & Manufacturers Consortium). (read more)

igus® inc. - igus® Supports Sudent Robotics Competition

For the fifth consecutive season, igus® is a sponsor for Botball®, an educational robotics program produced by the KISS Institute for Practical Robotics. The Botball® Educational Robotics Program provides real-world relevance and development of rigorous STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) skills that are immediately applicable in college and de... (read more)

igus® inc. - igus® to showcase robotics solutions, FABTECH 2013

Energy Chain Systems® and Chainflex® continuous-flexing cables among others will be displayed at FABTECH, North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, welding, and finishing event. (read more)

igus® inc. - 14 new knife edge roller variants from igus®

igus® expands its line of knife edge rollers for precise, lubrication free conveyor lines. 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. (read more)

igus® inc. - igus® sponsors 21st BEST™ Robotics competition

The 21st annual BEST™ Robotics competition has kicked off at hub locations across the country. This year marks igus’ ninth season as a nationwide product sponsor in the event. This year’s competition is underway, with regional semi-finals due to begin in November and December. BEST’s 2013 “Gatekeeper” theme is aimed (read more)

igus® inc. - Aeroacoustic Lab uses DryLin® T profile guides

University of California Irvine's Aeroacoustic Laboratory uses DryLin® T profile guides. (read more)

igus® inc. -  Polymers for increased food safety

Designers and operators of food production lines must adhere to strict food hygiene regulations from the FDA to ensure consumers can buy food safely. This includes avoiding any kind of contamination such as from foreign particles or lubricants during production or transport process. The use of special materials can significantly reduce this risk. (read more)

igus® inc. - igus® introduces the all new E4-1 Energy Chain

E4-1 Energy Chain - For long service life, high stability, ease of installation and modularity. (read more)

igus® inc. - Personal transport vehicle uses plastic bearings

Student-built personal transport vehicle uses plastic bearings - igus® today announced iglide® self-lubricating, maintenance-free plastic bearings are being used in the design and development of a single-passenger, urban commuting vehicle. The Personal Transport Vehicle - Ground, or "PTV-G", is the brainchild of Redbud Technology LLC out of Union Grove, Ala. (read more)

igus® inc. - iglide® semi-finished materials available - stock

With 80,000 machine components available from stock, polymer specialist igus® offers the right part for almost any application. Now design, maintenance and mechanical engineers who make special parts themselves can order the company’s high-performance plastics as bar stock. (read more)

igus® inc. - Chainflex® continuous-flex cables are Tested!

Two-billion test cycles at more than 50 test machines every year (read more)

igus® inc. - When to use a tooth-belt drive actuator - ZLW

ZLW Belt Actuators from igus®. Designed around the workhorse DryLin® W product range, the ZLW tooth-belt driven linear actuators were designed as low-cost, shorter lead-time alternatives to traditional re-circulating ball bearing systems. (read more)