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igus® has been manufacturing engineered plastics for 50 years, and develops each of the materials and all technology behind its products. Committed to using its innovative polymer materials to develop products that provide creative solutions and exceed customer expectations while delivering fast, accurate service. igus®’ polymer blends are used throughout its range of product lines of cable carriers, plastic bushings, spherical bearings, and linear bearings, guides, and slide tables. With constant advancement and technological breakthroughs, igus® is continually expanding its range of materials, and performs rigorous testing to ensure every product meets and exceeds industry standards. igus® sales engineers are available throughout North America for on-site technical support, friendly customer service is available 8am – 8 pm, and igus® offers over 80,000 parts in stock, ready to ship as early as that day. igus® also offers 3D CAD files, samples, and online tools, all completely free.

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igus Releases New Bearings Catalog

POSTED 02/09/2009

igus Inc. has published a new 2009 catalog for its bearing products, including iglide plain bearings, igubal spherical bearings and DryLin linear guides and slide tables. The updated plastic bearings bible features a new introductory section, application examples and revamped product sections.

The new catalog’s introductory pages highlight nearly 25 individual application examples from industries such as agricultural, medical and automotive. Information on how plastic bearings offer longer life at lower costs is also available in this section.

The company’s 9,000 parts, extending across three product lines, are indexed so they can be located quickly and easily. “Quicklinks” leading to 3D CAD data, configurations and .PDF downloads on igus’ website can also be found.

New products added to the catalog include DryLin Easy Tube—a new, maintenance-free linear unit for format adjustments —and new plastic ball bearings. iglide xiros bearings are lubrication-free and consist of four components: an outer ring, an inner ring, a cage, and a choice of stainless steel or glass balls.

The new catalog also boasts a completely overhauled section on the company’s Drylin linear guides and slide tables including additional sizes, shafting in metric units and an entirely new drive engineering section.

All of igus’ plastic bearings and linear units are lubrication-free and maintenance-free. They are designed to deliver longer life at a lower cost without sacrificing product quality.

To receive a free copy of the new catalog call toll free at 1-888-803-1895 or submit an online request form.