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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 Continuous-Flex Cables Catalog

POSTED 07/06/2009

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. – June 26, 2009 – igus® Inc. has published a new 2009 catalog for its Chainflex® continuous-flex cables, which are specifically designed for demanding high-flex applications on all types of automated machinery.  The continuous-flex cable book features an easy-to-use quick reference guide, application examples from a wide range of industries and details on the latest Chainflex cables.

igus Releases New Continuous-Flex Cables CatalogThe new catalog’s reference guide makes it easy to select a continuous-flex cable by highlighting key features, such as jacket types, temperatures limits, price indexes, and maximum bending radii.

The catalog also offers information about new Chainflex cables, including CF Robot, a shielded cable for applications involving high levels of torsion, Firewire cables for long distance machine vision applications, and cables specifically designed for USB applications.

In addition to its line of continuous-flex cables, igus offers Energy Chain® cable carriers to guide and protect moving cables and hoses on automated machinery.  Both the company’s cable carriers and Chainflex cables are specially developed to work together to increase cable service life and maximize uptime due to cable failure.

To request a free copy of the new Chainflex catalog call toll free at 1-800-521-2747 or visit www.igus.com/chainflex_catalog_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, Energy Chain, iglide, igubal and DryLin 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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