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Food-safe, tribo-optimised coating cuts wear increases throughput for packaging machinery

Published on: 12/05/2022

A packaging and processing machinery builder has reduced drag, improved rigidity, increased throughput and raised hygiene standards on one machine family by applying an iglidur IC-05 tribo-coating on a mitre bar application. Machine manufacturer Doel Engineering designs and builds a very wide range of processing machines, often in small batches or one-offs. To plan production […]

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VOTW- 3D Printing goes large!

Published on: 20/01/2022

You can now print big! Really big! Up to 3M with igus®! With the iglidur® large format printing capabilities, 3D printed parts of up to 3M are now not a problem. With a variety of materials, including FDA materials, the possibilities are endless. In this week’s short video of the week, you can see large […]

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Lubrication-free igus linear belt axis in a hygienic design for clean use in food technology

Published on: 16/11/2021

drylin ZLW belt axis manufactured with FDA-compliant materials can be cleaned quickly and is maintenance-free thanks to tribopolymer technology Cleaning complex machines and systems in food production leads to longer and therefore expensive downtime. To reduce this workload, igus is launching a ready-to-connect belt axis, designed to meet hygienic standards for the food industry. It […]

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Maintenance-free knife edge rollers expand the igus online shop range

Published on: 21/09/2021

iglidur rollers with predictable service life ensure product transport in food technology So that users can get their wear-resistant knife edge roller even faster, igus has expanded its online shop to include the range of iglidur rollers made from high-performance polymers. Included in the new range are knife edge rollers made of the blue material […]

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iglidur I151 for safe, FDA-compliant and detectable consumable parts in food technology

Published on: 19/08/2021

igus develops a blue tribo-filament for cost-effective production of special 3D printed parts for the food industry Responding to customer demand, iglidur I151 is a blue, easy-to-process material and has the best friction and wear values in its class. This new tribo-filament is a further development of the iglidur I150 all-rounder filament from igus. Due […]

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New long-life igus coating for food machinery

Published on: 04/03/2021

FDA-compliant polymer coating powder with four times longer service life than IC-01 boosts wear-resistance Sheet metal and metallic parts in food processing are regularly exposed to friction and wear. Motion plastics experts igus has developed a new coating material to increase the service life of these components, by reducing friction and wear. The IC-05 tribo-polymer […]

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The need for speed – blue FDA compliant knife edge rollers from igus

Published on: 29/10/2020

Rollers made of a new iglidur A250 high-performance polymer, enable faster conveyor belt speeds Motion plastics expert igus have designed and manufactured a new high-performance polymer ideally suited for the growing demands of the food production sector. The new iglidur A250 tribo-polymer, designed and manufactured by igus, whose UK headquarters are in Northampton, is the […]

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Clean, safe, detectable: new igus tribo polymers for food contact

Published on: 15/04/2020

18th February, 2020 Media resistance, lubrication-free and corrosion-free: these are the requirements machine components in the food industry must meet. igus has developed two new materials for its plain and spherical bearings: the iglidur FC180 and igumid FC. Both materials comply with FDA and EU10/2011 regulations and are therefore ideal for use in the food […]

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igus expands 3D printing service by injection moulding with printed tools

Published on: 15/04/2020

11th February, 2020 Many designers in the industrial sector rely on wear-resistant, high-performance plastic parts for use wherever there is friction between two surfaces. To ensure they get their special plastic part, igus has integrated its Print2Mould process in its online 3D printing service. With a printed tool, the component is manufactured by injection moulding. […]

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