igus UK Ltd

Stand: M40
  • Engineering Expo

Based in Northampton in the UK, and with global headquarters in Cologne, Germany, igus® is the largest producer of injection moulded polymer bearings and reinforced plastic cable carriers in the world.

Product lines include industry-leading e-chain® cable carriers, chainflex® continuous-flex cables, iglidur® plastic plain bearings, igubal® spherical bearings, drylin® linear bearings and guide systems. With five decades of experience in plastics and three in cables, igus® provides the right solution based on 100,000 products available from stock with between 1,500 and 2,500 new product introductions each year.


igus (UK) Ltd
51a Caswell Road
Brackmills Industrial Estate
United Kingdom



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  • Tribological polymer coatings – less wear, better sliding.
  • This software, combined with sensors on the energy chain, the plain bearing or a linear carriage, transform stock products into smart products. This upgrade enables you to determine the maximum servic ...
  • Eliminate unplanned downtime and increase machine availability with smart plastics. "Trust is good, control is better" - smart plastics gives you full control over your systems. Smart plastics combine ...
  • The igus® e-spool® cable reel system safely guides many different cables in a confined space.The e-spool® cable reel uniquely combines two different energy supply systems: one standard energy chain is ...
  • The telescopic triflex® R TRX combines the triflex® R energy chain and a retraction system in one.
  • The chainflex® cable storage box, optimising delivery, storage and re-ordering.
  • drylin® D1 motor control system for stepper, DC and EC/BLDC motors.
  • The name "ReBeL®" stands for "Robotic embedded BLDC and electronics Link" and still, on the basis of the fully integrated ReBeL® plastic strain wave gear, an individual robot can be designed as a cobo ...
  • SCARA robot - fast, flexible and configurable. Ideal for simple robotics and assembly tasks.
  • igubal® spherical bearings are maintenance-free, self-aligning bearing elements manufactured completely from polymer.
  • With our dryspin® lead screw nuts we can offer various different materials to suit a wide range of applications and design requirements.
  • Reduce production time with igus® harnessed energy chain systems. With igus® readychains®, you increase your factory's productivity and at the same time, improve the quality of your product.
  • Offering around 4,600 harnessed motor, servo, signal and encoder cables suitable for 24 manufacturer standards, igus® is the world's No. 1 for harnessed cables for use in energy chains.
  • Plastic rods or bar stock make it possible to cost-effectively produce components and profiles for motion. igus® plastic rods are suited for individual product series or prototypes.
  • drylin® T guide rails are based on the principle of sliding instead of rolling.
  • This flexible, long lasting articulated robot can be used in numerous industries for pick and place production. It's strong payload capacity and plastic-based components allows this flexible arm to be ...
  • With the new igus® ReBel cobot, it is now even easier to accomplish tasks as a collaboration, humans and robots. 
  • The world’s first non-chemical weeding robot for cereal crops.      
  • In the UK we have over 200KM of chainflex® cable so can keep your machines moving!
  • Lubrication-free, maintenance free and quiet operation, it is easy to see why igus® products are being used more frequently in a multitude of applications.
  • Every robot is slightly different as is every application, so it is important that we have retraction systems that suit these differences. 
  • Did you know that we offer a 3D printing service for components up to 3 metres? 
  • Being able to interchange between different suppliers can be priceless when looking for replacements. 
  • At the igus® Digital Annual Press Conference 2022, there were a range of exciting innovations from the world of motion plastics.
  • Downtime costs money! 
  • With various factors impacting on the manufacturing and engineering sector, from supply chain disruption through to escalating production costs and changing customer demands, innovation is becoming in ...

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