New dry-tech box from igus®

Engineers can discover the perfect bearing for their application with this unique new tool

March 17, 2014, East Providence, Rhode Island - Plastics specialist igus has announced the release of its dry-tech® box, an ingenious sample kit designed to help engineers find the right material bearing for their application. The box contains a set of state-of-the-art card overlays, which filter the bearing choices by criteria - similar to the igus online configurator.

The dry-tech sample box includes a complete array of iglide® bearings, ranging from iglide H, which is ideal in corrosive environments, to iglide A350, which can withstand temperatures up to 356 º F, and are perfect for the food industry. The box also contains a user-friendly bearing guide that highlights the key properties of each bearing making the search for the perfect bearing simple and precise.

All igus bearings have dry-running properties, making them lubrication-free, maintenance-free, cost-effective, and long-lasting. iglide bearings are all fully lab tested in the areas of durability, friction, and stability, and are at the core of igus' plastics development.

For more information on the dry-tech box or dry-running iglide bearings, visit the dry-tech page at

About igus®
igus® develops industry-leading Energy Chain® cable carriers, Chainflex® continuous-flex cables, DryLin® linear bearings and linear guides, iglide® plastic bushings, and igubal® spherical bearings. These seemingly unrelated products are linked together through a belief in making functionally advanced, yet affordable plastic components and assemblies. With plastic bearing experience since 1964, cable carrier experience since 1971 and continuous-flex cable since 1989, igus provides the right solution from over 80,000 products available from stock. No minimum order required. For more information, contact igus at 1-800-521-2747 or visit

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