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VOTW-Axis Harvesting and igus® automating mushroom harvesting!

Published on: 23/06/2022

Automating production is becoming the focus of many companies and Axis Harvesting is no exception. From weighing to packaging the punnets, automation helps alongside humans to process over 90 tonnes of mushrooms per week. In this week’s video you can easily spot the bright blue igus® Th3 hygienic energy chain, cable managing the igus® readycables! […]

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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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Lubrication-free, plastic-metal rod ends: for better hygiene and higher loads in the food sector

Published on: 21/04/2022

igubal stainless steel rod ends with iglidur A160 enable lubrication-free dry running with no risk of contamination Constant relubrication of metal bearing points in the food industry costs time, money and increases the risk of contamination. Maintenance-free igubal spherical plain bearings from igus are an economical and safe alternative. Now igus has introduced a new […]

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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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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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