Machine tools

In the following pages, you’ll find the latest industry-relevant products, as well as a range of application examples demonstrating the potential of igus® products in the machine tool industry.

Machine Tools Brochure  

Cable carrier systems for machine tools

Plastics for longer life  

The benefits of triboplastics

Triboplastics are tribologically optimized material compounds and the basis of all igus® products and systems.

New products for the machine tools industry

New chip tight RX tube

New sizes for opening, chip tight RX tube.

New chip tight RX tube    

Horizontal Guidelok-System

“Guidelok” upper run guide for long travels, self-supporting in chip areas

Horizontal Guidelok-System    

triflex® RS

Complete kit triflex® RS: now for more than 100 robot types

triflex® RS    

triflex® R

triflex® R: tough resistance for maximum cable protection

triflex® R    

drylin® WJRM hybrid bearings

Hybrid bearings both roll and slide. Ideal for machine guard doors.

drylin® WJRM hybrid bearings    

iglide® X6

Plastic plain bearings for high temperatures.

iglide® X6    

igumid HT

Chip repellent material up to 1,562° F.

igumid HT    

Horizontal Guidelok for long cable carrier travels in chip-exposed areas.


The drylin® WJRM Hybrid linear bearing both rolls and slides and is ideal for machine-guard doors.

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Pre-harnessed cable carrier application examples: machine tools  

Machine tools and pre-harnessed cable carriers: application applications

With our quick and guaranteed delivery times, you can completely avoid having to keep continuous-flex cables, cable carriers, and connectors in stock.

Little things can cause big problems. Buying numerous machine components from multiple vendors not only increases the risk of machine failure in your plant, but it also complicates trouble-shooting. With readychain®, every system is quality checked before delivery.

Read about successful applications in the machine tools sector.

Joe Ciringione, Product Manager - Cable Carrier Systems  

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