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igus Introduces Chainflex Air Pneumatic Hoses Resistant to Abrasion, Oil and Coolant

March 312005
igus Introduces Chainflex Air Pneumatic Hoses Resistant to Abrasion, Oil and Coolant
EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. – March 29, 2005 – Chainflex® Air pneumatic hoses from igus® Inc. are designed for use in an Energy Chain System®. These highly flexible hoses are resistant to abrasion, oil and coolant. Chainflex Air hoses have been successfully tested for more than 10 million cycles at a bend radius 10 times the outer diameter while installed in an Energy Chain®.

Chainflex Air pneumatic hoses, as with all Chainflex cables, can be used anywhere a cable carrier is required. It is constructed from highly durable polyurethane for long lasting performance. Igus offers more than 10 pneumatic hose sizes, all available from stock.

Chainflex continuous-flex cables are available in more than 600 sizes and styles. The line ranges from power and control cables to air hoses, data cables, servo cables and fiber optic cables. Igus performs more than 35 rigorous cable tests in all types of conditions to ensure the elite performance of Chainflex.

About igus
Igus Inc., founded in 1985 and based in East Providence, R.I., develops and manufactures industry-leading plastic cable carriers, continuous-flex cables, plastic bearings and linear guide systems. With more than 28,000 products available from stock, the company meets the motion control and machinery component needs of customers worldwide. Product lines include Energy Chain Systems to protect and house moving cables, Chainflex continuous-flex cables, iglide® self-lubricating, oil-free, plastic bearings, DryLin® linear guide systems and igubal® spherical bearings. For more information, contact igus at (800) 521-2747 or visit www.igus.com.
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