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+1 800 521 2747
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Design longer-lasting, maintenance-free robots with cable management, plastic bearings, slides & linear actuators

iglide® bearings are designed with highly engineered plastic materials that are embedded with solid lubricants, which enable smooth, dry-running operation. They’re also lightweight and resistant to dirt, dust, chemicals and corrosion. drylin® products - such as linear bearings, actuators and lead screw assemblies - feature plastic sliding elements that offer the same advantages of iglide®. 

chainflex® flexible cables feature PUR/TPE outer jackets that are hydrolysis and microbe-resistant (cleanroom ISO class 1 ratings). Their low bend radii makes them ideal for use inside robots with limited space. We also offer micro e-chain® cable carriers with easy-to-open crossbars for that same purpose. Turnkey cable management solutions are also available. All chainflex® cables and e-chain® cable carriers are guaranteed to last 36 months.  We rigorously test all of our products inside our 41,000 square-foot test lab in Cologne, Germany to ensure that you receive a durable, reliable, long-lasting solution. Learn more about our testing facility.

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E2 micro & mini cable carriers

e-chain micro/mini
  • Available as closed system, openable from both sides along inner & outer radius
  • Integrated brake for smooth, quiet running use
  • 25% longer unsupported length & 100% higher fill weight in comparison to comparable chains
  • Optional opener tool for quick close/open
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PUR/TPE robot & special cables

PUR/TPE robot cables
  • For multi-axis robots, cobots and 3D movements
  • Outer jacket: PUR and TPE options
  • Coolant, notch, hydrolysis and microbe-resistant
  • Halogen, silicon and PVC-free
  • Flame retardant
  • Oil-resistant according to DIN EN 50363-10-2
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Pre-assembled cable carriers

readychain pre-assembled cable carriers
  • Reduction of manufacturing costs, less downtime
  • Minimal amount of logistics, no storage space needed
  • Procurement optimization, one system/part #
  • Reduce assembly time by up to 95%
  • On-site installation and assembly
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Contact a drylin® or iglide® expert

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Whether you're interested in bearings, linear actuators, robotic joints or custom parts, let us help you find or design a solution based on your specific application requirements. Contact us via the form below or call us at (800) 521-2747 and ask for inside sales to discuss your project today!

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Contact an e-chain® or chainflex® expert

dan contact CTA Whether you're looking for flexible cables, cable carriers or pre-assembled cable management systems, let us help you find or design a solution based on your specific application requirements. Contact us via the form below or call us at (800) 521-2747 and ask for inside sales to discuss your project today!
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Browse applicable dry-tech® bearings, slewing rings, linear actuators & custom parts

Anti-bacterial plastic bearings

anti-bacterial bearings
  • Plastic plain, sleeve and flange bearings
  • Self-lubricating, grease-free, dirt/dust resistant
  • For low/medium loads & better wear rates
  • 3D-printed, injection-molded & other custom parts
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Linear & Leadscrew Actuators

linear actuator
  • Low-cost, low-profile, easily configurable
  • Support rails give added torsion-resistance
  • Many liner, shaft and nut material options
  • Available in stainless steel and X-Y configurations
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Modular gearbox system

Modular Gearbox System
  • Motor or manual drive, rack & pinion included
  • Modules can be connected in series or in parallel 
  • INI kit available, configurable in many lengths
  • For 5° - 50°C, Stroke length: 60 - 1,050mm
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The terms "igus", "Apiro", "chainflex", "CFRIP", "conprotect", "CTD", "drylin", "dry-tech", "dryspin", "easy chain", "e-chain", "e-chain systems", "e-ketten", "e-kettensysteme", "e-skin", "e-spool", "flizz", "ibow", "igear", "iglidur", "igubal", "kineKIT", "manus", "motion plastics", "pikchain", "plastics for longer life", "readychain", "readycable", "ReBeL", "speedigus", "triflex", "robolink", "xirodur", and "xiros" are legally protected trademarks of the igus® GmbH/ Cologne in the Federal Republic of Germany and where applicable in some foreign countries.

igus® GmbH points out that it does not sell any products of the companies Allen Bradley, B&R, Baumüller, Beckhoff, Lahr, Control Techniques, Danaher Motion, ELAU, FAGOR, FANUC, Festo, Heidenhain, Jetter, Lenze, LinMot, LTi DRiVES, Mitsibushi, NUM,Parker, Bosch Rexroth, SEW, Siemens, Stöber and all other drive manufacturers mention in this website. The products offered by igus® are those of igus® GmbH