igus, Inc.

Rumford, RI 02916


About igus, Inc.

igus® has been manufacturing engineered plastics for 50 years, and develops each of the materials and all technology behind its products.

Product Summary

igus manufactures a wide variety of self-lubricating parts designed to mitigate friction. These parts include bearings, linear technology, cables for continuous flex, cable management systems and more. 


257 Ferris Avenue
Rumford, RI 02916
United States

More Info on igus, Inc.

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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 engineers develop more than 100 new polymer compounds each year for use in its self lubricating linear guide systems and bearings. Each of these materials is tested extensively in the igus lab in Cologne, Germany. More than 10,000 tests are conducted on each material to analyze tribological properties, wear resistance, and more, and all results are placed into an extensive material database. Using this data, igus engineers can off er a precise prediction of the lifetime for bearings and linear systems in nearly any given application.

igus for packaging and processing manufacturers
drylin® linear solutions and iglide® plastic bearings off er 100% self-lubricating, maintenance free, and oil and grease-free operation at an overall cost savings when compared to metal linear and plain bearing systems. From single bearings lead screws, or carriages, to custom motorized systems and with stainless, FDA and EU compliant options available, there is a igus® bearing solution available for nearly any application in the packaging and processing industries.
Contact our team of product experts for help with your application, or choose from a selection of online tools to select your ideal system, calculate lifetime, download CAD files, and more.
White papers, application examples, videos and more available at toolbox.igus.com/packaging

Learn more about igus® at https://www.igus.com/

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