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The search for creative plastic bearing applications is underway – igus launches the 8th manus awards
Prizes up to 5,000 euros will be awarded for the most innovative uses of iglide plain plastic bearings
Plastics expert igus is launching its 8th manus award competition, The application phase for the 2017 manus competition is now un...
Human exoskeleton takes top prize in international manus awards, presented at Hannover Messe
igus celebrates National Robotics Week by continuing more than a decade of student support
igus now offers standard “readychain” ready-to-use robotic dress packs for simple installation as well as multi-axis cable guidance and protection.
For control systems on automobiles and other applications where space and weight restrictions can be problematic, new thin xiros ball bearings from igus are available in accordance with DIN 625 for rotary controls.
Now customers can personal technical support instantly by chatting live with igus technical representatives on the igus website.
igus sets the standard with chainflex fiber optic and CAT7 continuous-flex cables
igus now offers the largest selection of cables for moving applications with a total of 30 continuous-flex Ethernet cables at 7 price points.
New readycables are harnessed to order according to 24 manufacturer standards
Custom-curved linear rails and adaptable guide carriages allow for additional freedom of design.
Self-lubricating and maintenance-free bearings made from high-performance iglide® A181 offers a range of specialized properties for the food and packaging industries.
The motion plastics specialist has introduced the new cable carrier system designed exclusively for use in the furniture industry
igus to present reliable motion plastic solutions for the machine tool industry at IMTS 2016,
To simplify product selection of maintenance-free, self-lubricating linear guides, motion plastics specialist igus has developed a modular construction kit for belt-driven DryLin ZLW linear axes.
Gliding instead of rolling with maintenance-free, high-performance dry-tech® plastic bearings. Offering clear technical advantages and lower costs.
igus presented its new drylin products at the Hannover Messe, from the light pre-defined positional system up to the preload prism slide
DryLin® E is a complete linear stage including motor for a variety of applications.
The new iglide HSD350 material from igus offers a low-cost alternative to metallic options for use in steam sterilization and autoclaving.
After ten months of travel across the United States, Canada and Mexico, the igus car has returned to home base in Rhode Island.
Modular corrugated tube for cable protection gains top cleanroom classification
The "e-skin" easy-open energy supply system has achieved the IPA ISO Class 1 certification for cleanroom use.
The project from Norwegian company Robotic Drilling Systems has been awarded the most creative Energy Chain application system in biennial awards.
New plastic strain wave gearings enable 6-axis robotics at a lower price
Intelligent cables, cable management, and linear solutions from igus increase plant automation
The improved E2.1 Energy Chain cable carrier offers cable-friendly interior separation, easier-opening design, and 50% quieter operation than previous generation systems.
Magnetic, lubricant-free motion plastics aid in preventing foreign substances from entering foodstuffs
igus® presents world's first tribological 3D filament for 3D printers.
igus® gives designers of 3D printers access to a wide variety of linear technology, plain bearings, energy supply chains and lead screw units - always completely lubricant-free, shipped from stock in 24 hrs.*, and with no minimum order required.
Lead screws are a common technology used to convert rotary motion into linear motion, and are often used to provide actuation to a set of linear bearings.
For applications where anti-static operation is required. Available in a range of bearing sizes, as well as machinable bar stock.
igus invites submissions of creative applications of Energy Chains for its biennial international competition
The motion plastics specialist igus is celebrating 25 years of offering specially designed flexible cables for use in Energy Chains.
Chainflex® Guarantee Program - 10 million cycles or 36 months of cable performance
Safe robotic cable retraction without looping - the new Triflex RSE system
The retraction system for industrial robots enables cost-effective, automatic guidance of energy supply systems and supply hoses.
ReadyCable pre-harnessed flexible cables are available in accordance with Siemens DRIVE-CLiQ standards. A variety of DRIVE-CLiQ cables and connectors are available, pre-harnessed to your exact specifications, and available from stock.
igus®, a leader in the development and testing of cable management systems and continuous-flexing cables, has announced the release of their Chainflex M line of lower-cost cables.
The new iglide L500 material is suitable for applications in fans and electric motors, among others.
Wide range of robotic solutions from igus to be displayed at Automate 2015 in Chicago
When it comes to cables, energy supply system specialist igus® is the first- and only -manufacturer to provide a guarantee program for continuous-flexing cables. In the newly dubbed "Chainflex Guarantee Program," machine designers and manufacturers can receive a guarantee that goes far beyond just the basic legal conditions.
igus® presents maintenance-free systems for the packaging industry. The plastics expert offers a range of cost-effective, zero-maintenance options for packaging machinery design
New testing standards guarantee cable reliability in maritime applications.
The new material is up to 50 times more abrasion-resistant than conventional 3D printed materials.
DryLin® W was developed to promote both design flexibility and quick assembly in both single and double rail configurations. DryLin® W is also available in several mounted assemblies eliminating the need for both shaft alignment and bearing assembly.
Glides instead of rolling! Lubricant-free through dry-tech plastics. igus® linear guides are made from maintenance-free, self-lubricating high-performance plastics.
DryLin® E is a complete linear axis system plus motor, ready to fit into a variety of applications. DryLin® E is the latest addition to the modular DryLin® range of linear products.
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
Cables need to survive many cycles, high speeds, and accelerations. igus® has a solid system for making sure cables don't backfire on their users and it involves a copious amount of testing.
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igus® Inc. the world’s leading manufacturer of Energy Chains® and polymer plain bearings, is continuing its growth trend.
DryLin R facilitates motion for scientific analyzers
For the seventh consecutive year, IGUS has signed on as a diamond supplier for the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC).
igus® is running its third vector award competition to reward challenging and innovative applications using cable carrier systems.
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.
igus’ plastic bushings and self-aligning bearings for entertainment seating
Machine-tool manufacturer one of first to implement new cable carrier system
A new catalog for igus®' lines of iglide® plastic bushings, igubal® spherical bearings, and DryLin® linear bearings and guides is now available.
New products for the food-processing, bottling, and packaging industries
A team of researchers from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute have developed a teleoperated robot that will greatly improve the way prostate cancer is detected and treated. igus® donated parts to the project at no cost.
A machine used during the post-plating stage of a high-performance metal finishing process uses DryLin® R linear plain bearings from igus® to apply an abrasive, thermal-resistant coating to the interiors of large exhaust pipes.
Plastic plain bearings: 300 entries from 28 countries submitted for fifth manus competition
iglide® X6 plastic plain bearings from igus® have been selected by Design News magazine as a 2011 Golden Mousetrap Best Products Winner. iglide X6 is made of an advanced bearing material containing nano particles.
A new catalog for igus®’ lines of Energy Chain® cables carriers and Chainflex® continuous-flex cables is now available. The latest edition features a completely revamped, easy-to-use layout and a number of either new or expanded product lines.
A manufacturer of various types of industrial lifting equipment uses Energy Chain® cable carriers from igus® on a line of gantry cranes predominantly used in paper mills.
Plastic bearing specialist igus® has launched the fifth manus competition for plastic plain bearing applications.
Bearings specialist igus® now offers a low cost, lubrication-free bearing material with superior chemical resistance. igus® new iglide® C210 bearing material delivers superior resistance to a wide range of acids, solvents and hydrogen peroxide.
igus® will be exhibiting at booth number 6906 in the East Hall during Pack Expo 2010. New products on show will include a hygienic linear slide table and an adjustable linear guide carriage.
igus® will be exhibiting at IMTS 2010 at booth 5613 in the Lakeside Center.
igus® has released three new webinars about its Energy Chain® cable carriers and Chainflex® continuous-flex cables. For added convenience, the webinars are pre-recorded so they can be accessed at any time.
The 19th annual FIRST Robotics Competition came to a close last week at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. This year marked the sixth consecutive season igus® has joined forces with the not-for-profit organization as a gold-level supplier.
A manufacturer of digitally controlled industrial cutters uses fully enclosed cable carriers from igus® on its CNC routers.
igus® launched an innovative robot joint module system at the Hanover Fair 2010. Previously, robot developers were forced to put together complex custom solutions from numerous individual components.
igus® Inc. is inviting maintenance engineers to book a free cable carrier and continuous-flex cable annual check-up before or during factory shutdowns scheduled in July and August.
igus®, a developer of continuous-flex cables for highly dynamic applications, such as those using cable carriers, now offers a bus cable for the industrial serial field bus CC-Link system.
igus® now offers an energy tube especially for the machine-tool industry that is nearly 100 percent chip-proof.
A developer and manufacturer of custom-made equipment for the fabricating industry uses sliding slewing ring bearings from igus® for rotary motion on an ultrasonic welding machine.
The competition for innovative and challenging cable carrier applications received more than 110 entries from all over the world, including China, India, Korea, Singapore, the USA, Canada, Brazil, and Europe.
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igus® has posted two new videos online highlighting the latest additions to its range of DryLin® W linear guide systems. The videos explain the features and benefits of the new products and demonstrate how they are assembled and how they operate.
A Colorado-based manufacturer has incorporated iglide® plastic plain bearings from igus® into its high-end, telemark ski-bindings, which has both created a more reliable product and virtually eliminated maintenance requirements.
An Ohio-based manufacturer of horse-drawn farming equipment predominately employed by Amish communities uses iglide® plastic plain bearings from igus® on a ‘crumbler’ mechanism; used to crush clods of dirt during the tilling process.
For the sixth consecutive season, igus® has joined forces with FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology)—a not-for-profit organization that inspires young peoples' interest and participation in science and technology.
For the second consecutive season, igus® is a sponsor for Botball, an educational robotics program funded by the KISS Institute for Practical Robotics.
igus®, a leading manufacturer of cable carriers and continuous-flex cables, is running its Vector® competition for a second time to reward challenging applications using cable carrier systems.