Lubrication-free components for hygienically sensitive production lines

Where packaging comes into play at the end, sensitive goods such as food and beverages are often involved beforehand. In these complex production lines, speed, precision and purity are of the essence. Adapted to these requirements of the packaging industry, we offer a wide range of plastic machine elements that conform to FDA and EU 10/2011 stipulations, run without lubrication and maintenance breaks and make their contribution to economical production.

General packaging industry

Clean solutions for cartoners, thermoformers and labelling machines, etc.

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Food technology

FDA-compliant and EU 10/2011-compliant machine components for all process stages of food production

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Beverage technology

Components without lubricants and maintenance for filling and inspection systems, blow moulding machines, etc.

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Food-compliant products

FDA, EU 10/2011, Hygienic Design. Here you will find all products for hygiene-sensitive applications in the food industry.

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Trade show stand for packaging technology

Did you miss the last packaging show? We have the solution.
Visit our trade show stand for packaging topics in Cologne online.
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Format adjustments in the packaging industry - from manual to smart positioning

Manual

Manual

Linear guides with manual clamp for quick and easy adjustment tasks

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Propelled

Propelled

Linear axes driven by hand wheel for demanding and precise positioning

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Automation

Automation

Linear axes with motor and control system for efficient and synchronised format adjustments

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... or simple format adjustment with drygear® Apiro.

Our Apiro gearboxes enable easy format adjustment because they are modular, can be quickly retrofitted into existing systems and are cost-effective. In this way, time and costs can be saved.

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Hybrid cable

Cables for the packaging industry

  • Drive cables suitable for 24 manufacturer standards in seven different qualities
  • Solutions for, e.g. Rockwell, Bosch-Rexroth, Schneider Electric, B&R, Siemens
  • Over 1,350 cables from stock, delivered in as little as 24 hours

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Successfully in use

Aggressive conditions

Bending-resistant chainflex cables in bread packers

Servo, control and measuring system cables from our chainflex product range enable long service life in a bread packaging machine with a bend radius of 63mm and up to 80 double strokes per minute. And supplementary sensors detect core breaks even before they occur.

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...and many further success stories

Aggressive environmental conditions, high hygiene standards, long service life with continuous operation, fast and flexible format adjustments ... The requirements in packaging technology are manifold. Here you can find out more about the successful use of our motion plastics by our customers.


Free sample box for packaging machines

See for yourself the quality of our motion plastics
Order the sample box with the most important products for packaging technology. The box contains plain and linear bearings, a knife-edge roller, an e-chain with cables, bar stock and a brochure with information on typical applications.

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The big sample box

With the igus Corner you always have the motion plastics that suit your industry at your fingertips.

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Topics and trends relating to the packaging industry. Discover now in our blog.

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