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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 Videos Explain Features and Benefits of Linear Guides

POSTED 04/12/2010

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. – 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.

The most recently added video demonstrates how igus’ DryLin WJRM hybrid linear bearing combines both rolling and sliding movements in order to reduce the driving force of a machine-guard door. The viewer is able to see exactly how a sliding-sleeve bearing and a polymer roller work together to give DryLin WJRM its unique characteristics.

The second video is about igus’ DryLin W adjustable linear bearings. It demonstrates how to manually adjust the clearance of the linear guide with a new ‘turn-to-fit’ hand clamp.

To watch these videos and more, visit www.igus.com/ApplicationCorner/DL_videos.asp. For more information about DryLin® linear bearings, guides and slide tables, please call 1-888-803-1895. 

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.