Igus Simplifies Automation with Modular Motion Concept

Igus’s modular drygear Apiro system enables customisable, low-maintenance automation in applications like the sec°mat IC One ice cream vending machine. As automation in production processes intensifies competition both locally and globally, igus is responding by crafting affordable, customisable automation solutions. Utilising advanced plastics, igus has developed the modular drygear Apiro…

Plastic Waste Becomes New Packaging

Global project for innovative plastic recycling continues to gain momentum. Contributed by Igus Singapore Pte Ltd. The "Hydrothermal Plastic Recycling Solution" of start-up Mura Technology promises the conversion of plastic back to oil in just 25 minutes. In order for entry into a sustainable circular economy to succeed, globally active…

Printed, Machined And Injection Moulded: Wear-Resistant Polymer Gears From igus

Gears made of polymer ensure power transmission in countless applications - whether in fully automatic coffee machines or in actuators. Specifically for the production of wear-resistant and durable gears in high volumes, igus now offers production with injection moulding in addition to mechanical processing from bar stock and additive manufacturing.…

Wear-resistant sliding and free designing with new igus plate strips

Abrasion-resistant iglidur sliding plates made of high-performance plastics provide even more geometric design options Wear-resistant parts ordered quickly and easily and individually manufactured with increased service life. The motion plastics specialist igus offers this service, among other things, with its bar stock product range. To provide users with even more…

Blue FDA-Compliant Knife Edge Rollers From Igus For Maximum Belt Speeds

Rollers made of a new iglidur A250 high-performance polymer convey food reliably across the gap between conveyor belts igus has now developed a new high-performance polymer especially for use in food production. With iglidur A250, the motion plastics specialist extends its product range for knife edge rollers. The blue tribo-polymer…

Safe, Stable & Clean

The family business, Schindler & Wagner GmbH & Co KG (short:SCHIWA), has been one of the leading manufacturers of customised and standardised slicing systems in the sausage, ham and cheese industry for over 50 years. The FDA-compliant e-chains from igus help to meet the strict requirements for safety and hygiene. …

igus: Instant Batch Change

Linear systems from igus provide flexible adjustable labellers in the pharmaceutical, food and cosmetics industries. Bluhm Systeme GmbH has been working closely with igus for five years now. This was prompted by a customer request for a labeller with flexible format adjustment. What was needed was a device that can…

Precise And Quick With igus Knife Edge Rollers Without Lubrication

Maintenance-free knife edge rollers offer precise movement of goods and food stuffs at high speeds. By igus. When conveyor belts have to be defected with precision in narrow spaces with narrow radii, knife edge rollers from the motion plastics specialist igus offer optimum results. They are not only cost-effective, lubrication-free…

Five Reasons To Replace PTFE-Lined Bearings

As with all sectors of the manufacturing industry, the F&B industry too uses a lot of machines and with these comes the need for the use of bearings. This article discusses top five reasons for replacing PTFE-lined bearings with engineered plastic options. By igus
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