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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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Keep the cookie from crumbling: 14 new knife edge roller variants from igus®

POSTED 11/05/2013

rong>igus® expands its line of knife edge rollers for precise, lubrication free conveyor lines.

East Providence, RI – In the packaging industry or on food production lines, wherever smooth-running conveyor systems with freedom from lubrication are necessary, durable knife edge rollers from igus® help transfer goods precisely onto following conveyors. Made from high-performance tribo-optimized plastics igus® expands its line of knife edge rollers for precise, lubrication free conveyor lines. for a variety of applications, igus knife edge rollers are now available in 14 new dimensions.

Tom Miller, manager for iglide® plastic bearings says the line expansion is due to customer demand. “We really had a big push from customers for more sizes in the line,” he explained. “That’s really where our motivation came from.”

Under the “Motion Plastics” motto, igus offers a wide variety of products and solutions that drive, control, and move. The East Providence, RI based company has now extended its range of knife edge rollers with 14 new variants in length and diameter for applications in the field of conveyor technology. Various tested materials prove suitable for a wide range of applications, including the standard iglide® P210, which besides being extremely wear resistant, is also characterized by low humidity consumption. Other materials available for rollers are extremely temperature resistant, like the iglide A350, suitable at temperatures up to 356ºF, or the iglide A180, deemed FDA approved for direct food contact.

About igus
igus develops industry-leading Energy Chain® cable carriers, and Chainflex® continuous-flex cables, DryLin® linear bearings and linear guides, iglide® plastic bushings, igubal® spherical bearings. 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 from over 80,000 products available from stock. No minimum order required.

Ellen Rathburn
Marketing Technical Copywriter
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