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igus® inc.


igus® develops industry-leading Energy Chain® cable carriers, Chainflex® continuous-flex cables, iglide® plastic plain bearings, igubal® spherical bearings, and DryLin® linear bearings, guides and slide tables. 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 based on 80,000 products available from stock. No minimum order required. Services include full in-house harnessing, design consultation, on-site consultation, guarantee and warranty.

igus® GmbH
Spicherstr. 1a
51147 Köln
AG Köln HRB 27158

Tel: +49 (0) 2203 9649-0
Fax: +49 (0) 2203 9698-0

Field proven again and again; available from stock!

Energy Chain® cable carriers, Chainflex® cables, iglide® plastic bearings and DryLin® linear bearings and guide systems have been field proven - and value proven - again and again. igus® not only manufactures superior products, but also develops the materials and technology behind its products. igus® is distinguished by its service and support, going above and beyond its competitors.

Product Highlights

igus inc. - Energy Chain® Energy Chain® cable carriers are designed to house, protect and extend the service life of cables and hoses on automated machinery, primarily in mobile applications.
igus inc. - Chainflex® Chainflex® continuous-flex cables are designed specifically for use in Energy Chain Systems®. Chainflex® cables withstand the stress of tight bending radii and deliver longer extended life at a lower cost.
igus inc. - ReadyChain® ReadyChains® are pre-assembled cable carrier systems complete with cables, Energy Chains® and all accessories such as connectors and mounting brackets. ReadyChains® are custom-designed to the customers’ specifications.
igus inc. - iglide® iglide® plastic bushings are a long-lasting, cost-effective alternative to bronze, metal-backed and custom injection-molded bearings. All iglide® plastic bushings are self-lubricating and maintenance-free.
igus inc. - DryLin® DryLin® R linear bearings deliver high-speeds, unrestricted acceleration and low noise. DryLin® linear guide systems deliver maintenance-free, dry-running performance and are ideal for when dirt, dust or moisture are present.
igus inc. - igubal® igubal® spherical bearings are a complete system of oil-free, self-aligning bearing elements - spherical, pillow block and rod ends - aimed at simplifying the design responsibilities of any developer.

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Technical Articles

Chainflex® Cables Tested For Guaranteed Performance (Wire and Cable) For 25 years, igus® has been creating specially designed cables that stand up to millions of flexing cycles. To ensure performance, igus® has a 29,600 square-foot lab where, at any given... (View Full Article)
The True Cost of Bearing Lubrication. (Bearings and Bushings) Today, machine and equipment manufacturers are feeling more pressure than ever to reduce costs without sacrificing machine performance and this balancing act can be difficult to achieve. Original... (View Full Article)