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Extruders and extrusion lines

At the extruder, at extrusion lines for preparation (compounding), recycling lines, granulators, calibration units, vulcanisation units as well as processing and downstream machines:
in all moving units of your plant, energy chain systems, highly flexible cables and bearing technology solutions from igus, ensure long service life and avoid unplanned production downtimes.
Tested many times and proven in use, our tribologically optimised and maintenance-free polymers score points due to:

Lubrication-free and dust-proof properties

Media resistance

High stability even at high speeds (e.g. winding and cutting machines)

Weight and cost savings through "lightweight design"

Time and cost savings with harnessed energy supply systems from one source (readychain)

Products for use in extrusion lines

E2.1 e-chain

E2.1 e-chain

The standard for applications in the medium-load range

Quiet operation due to integrated brake

Optional opener tool for even quicker opening and closing

More information about E2.1 series
e-chain E4.1L

e-chain E4.1L

High tensile forces, high loads and travels of more than
600m possible

10,000km and more guaranteed running performance

Can be opened and filled quickly

More information about the E4.1L

readychain harnessed energy chains

Ready for connection, directly harnessed by the manufacturer

Reduction of manufacturing and assembly costs

Individual end customer support

Installation service on site

Find out more about readychain
chainflex control cable

chainflex control cables

Bending radii up to 4xd


Jacket materials: PVC, TPE, PUR or iguPUR

36-month guarantee

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drylin W rail with carriage

drylin linear guides

Self-lubricating and maintenance-free

Quiet operation

Dirt-resistant and corrosion-free

For exact re-positioning

Find out more about drylin linear systems
iglidur PRT slewing ring bearings

iglidur PRT slewing ring bearings

Suitable for high loads

Lowest coefficient of friction

Resistant to dirt, dust and humidity

Lubrication-free and maintenance-free

Find out more about iglidur PRT
iglidur plain bearings

iglidur plain bearings

More than 55 materials

More than 15,000 parts from stock

Individual solutions with no minimum order quantity

Learn more about iglidur plain bearings
iglidur guide rollers

iglidur guide rollers

Lubrication-free rollers without ball bearings


No lubricant, less maintenance costs

Find out more about iglidur rollers
xiros polymer ball bearings

xiros polymer ball bearings

Low breakaway torque

Lightweight and corrosion-free

Lubrication-free and maintenance-free

More information on xiros ball bearings

Already implemented customer applications


xiros® BB-6002-B180-10-GL in use in an extruder.

X-Y-Z table adjustment

drylin® SHT spindle lift table for a precise positioning of the tools in X-Y-Z direction.

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