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igus Introduces Chainflex CF170 Low-Cost Cable for Machine Tools

August 252005
igus Introduces Chainflex CF170 Low-Cost Cable for Machine Tools
EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. – August 25, 2005 – Igus® Inc., the industry-leading developer of Energy Chain® cable carriers, Chainflex® cables and iglide® plastic bearings, offers Chainflex CF170, a low-cost continuous-flex cable for machine tools. Chainflex CF170 is resistant to oils, cooling and cutting fluids found on machine tools. Like all Chainflex cables, it is designed specifically as a continuously flexing cable for use in cable carriers.

CF170 is available from stock from 20 AWG to 8 AWG and up to 30 conductors with no minimum purchase quantity. It is PVC-free, halogen-free and conforms to DESINA standards.

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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