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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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Thermocouple Cable for Continuous Movement

POSTED 09/19/2011

g width="300" height="290" align="right" src="/userAssets/riaUploads/igus_Chainflex-CF-Thermo_2.jpg" alt="Thermocouple Cable for Continuous Movement" />East Providence, RI - igus® now offers a thermocouple cable especially designed for continuous-flexing applications.  Chainflex® CF Thermo for temperature-sensing equipment acts as a thermocouple extension link.  It is available in types J, K and T for a variety of different industries.

CF Thermo features an abrasion-resistant PUR outer jacket and, like all Chainflex continuous-flex cables, has been tested over millions of cycles to ensure optimal performance.  It can be used in applications with high mechanical loads and travels up to 164 feet.  CF Thermo is flame-retardant, as well as oil and coolant-resistant for the toughest applications.

CF Thermo is ideal for storage-and-retrieval units, machine tools, packaging machines, material handling, and the plastics industry.

About igus
igus develops industry-leading Energy Chain® cable carriers, Chainflex® continuous-flex cables, iglide® plastic bushings, igubal® spherical bearings, and DryLin® linear bearings and linear guides. 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. For more information, contact igus at (800) 521-2747 or visit the website.