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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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New Brochure Highlights Interesting Applications

POSTED 06/10/2009

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. – June 1, 2009 – igus® has published a new brochure about how its plastic plain bearings, spherical bearings and linear bearings and slides are used in real-world applications.  “igus Bearing Applications” highlights application examples from a wide range of industries to inform design engineers about the advantages of using plastic bearings.

“igus Bearing Applications” includes more than 20 application examples from industries including medical, agricultural, food and entertainment.  The stories show how plastic bearings can save money, reduce downtime and replace other bearing types such as metal and bronze.  The brochure also talks about the value-added services offered by igus, such as free onsite value-analysis visits and the Expert System, which predicts the service life of its iglide® plastic plain bearings, igubal® spherical bearings and DryLin® linear bearings and slides in a given application.

All igus’ bearings and sliding elements are made from high-performance polymers.  They are self-lubricating and maintenance-free, which reduces costs and maintenance requirements.

To request the “igus Bearing Applications” brochure, call 1-888-803-1895.  Alternatively, download your copy today, by visiting www.igus.com/applications_brochure_request.asp.

About igus

igus® develops industry-leading Energy Chain® cable carriers, Chainflex® continuous-flex cables, iglide plastic plain bearings, igubal spherical bearings, DryLin linear bearings and guide systems. 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 70,000 products available from stock. No minimum order required. For more information, contact igus at (800) 521-2747 or visit www.igus.com.
igus, Chainflex, iglide, DryLin, Energy Chain, Triflex and igubal are registered trademarks of igus Inc.  All other company names and products are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.
 

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