Downloadable CAD files

The company igus offers fully downloadable 2D and 3D CAD files at the click of a button for its cable carriers, plastic plain bearings, spherical and linear bearings, and guide systems. The CAD files are available completely free of charge and compatible with more than 25 different CAD programs. No registration is required. Check it out at www.igus.com/CAD_files.asp. All igus products are also available from stock, with no minimum order.

Web browser toolbar

A new toolbar allows direct access to resources on the Red Lion Controls Inc. website — from anywhere on the web.

With just one click, the Google-powered toolbar delivers instant access to Red Lion product information, specifying tools, and much more. Downoad the free toolbar at http://redliontools.ourtoolbar.com.

Planetaries on the double

Micron MOTIONEERING is a new sizing and selection tool for Micron TRUE planetary gearheads. Offered by Thomson, the site has Select by Model Number or Sizing and Selection modes to deliver 2D and 3D models, life calculations, pricing, and delivery information. For users who need it fast, the site also lists all size and ratio combinations available to ship within 24 hours. Check it out at www.micronmotioneering.com.

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