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igus Inc.
East Providence, RI 02914-0349   map
Phone: 401-438-2200, 800-521-2747 (toll free)
Fax: 401-438-7270
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Develops cable carriers, continuous-flex cables, plastic plain bearings, spherical bearings and linear bearings, guides and slide tables. No minimum order required. Services include full in-house harnessing, More... design consultation, on-site consultation, guarantee and warranty. ISO 9001:2008 certified. Less

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With plastic bearing experience since 1964, cable carrier experience since 1976 and our own line of flexible cable since 1987, igus® provides you with the right solution based on a very broad selection of standard components, from stock, whether you need one piece or millions.

E-Chain® cable carriers and Chainflex® cables, iglide® plastic bearings, DryLin® linear bearings and guide systems and igubal® all-polymer rod ends: igus® products have been field proven - and value proven - again and again. These seemingly unrelated products are linked together through More... our belief in making functionally advanced, yet affordable plastic components and assemblies. Less

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Low Profile Linear Slides for Office Furniture Low Profile Linear Slides for Office Furniture
Low profile DryLin N linear slides are ideal for office furniture applications, as well as a multitude of others
Humanoid robots Humanoid robots
Watch this fun animation of a humanoid robot featuring Robolink articulated joints from igus playing chess against itself.
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Capabilities / Services

igus Test Lab igus Test Lab
Every year, igus engineers develop more than 100 new plastic compounds and conduct more than 5,000 tests on its maintenance-free plastic plain bearings.
igus Test Lab igus Test Lab
Take a look inside the igus test lab and see how the company tests its cable carriers and continuous-flex cables. (no sound)

Recent News & Press Releases

Welcome to the Chainflex® Guarantee Program!
July 18, 2014 — Orange, silver, and gold memberships provide guarantees for predictable cable performance for up...
igus® Presents Maintenance-Free Systems for the Packaging Industry
June 30, 2014 — The plastics expert offers a range of cost-effective, zero-maintenance options for packaging...
Chainflex Cables now Germanischer Lloyd Certified
June 12, 2014 — New testing standards guarantee cable reliability in maritime applications In order to utilize...
igus Presents the World's First Printable Bearing Material Filament for 3D Printers
May 16, 2014 — The new material is up to 50 times more abrasion-resistant than conventional 3D printed materials...
igus® to Present over 100 New Products at Hannover Messe Fair
April 9, 2014 — 114 new products and line extensions will be unveiled at the world's largest industrial fair,...
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Company Data
Activities:Distributor, Manufacturer, Custom Manufacturer, Service Company
Year Founded:1985
Certificate Available for DownloadISO 9001:2008
Certificate Available for DownloadISO/TS 16949:2009
From Company WebsiteRoHS Compliant
From Company WebsiteFDA Registered
Self ReportedLean Manufacturing
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