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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
Web: http://www.igus.de

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

Replacing Your Plain Metallic Bearings with Plastic (Bearings and Bushings) While metal may seem like a more durable material than plain old plastic, igus® is proving that misconception false with its iglide® plastic bearings. Learn the truth about plastic and its... (View Full Article)
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)