Tech up & cost down
motion plastics for the
packaging industry

Compliance with the highest hygiene standards, precise and fast processing, safety and reliability

Solutions in the packaging, food or beverage industry are mostly very sensitive. Special requirements have to be fulfilled, especially where contact with food is concerned. At the same time, packaging equipment must enable precise and fast processing combined with cleanliness and economic efficiency. Tuned to the specific needs of the packaging industry, such as food hygiene, FDA and/or EU compliance, we are able to provide you with our maintenance-free and lubrication-free machine parts made of high-performance polymers that help optimise your packaging machines.

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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New coating material for the food industry - four times longer service life than standard material iglidur IC-01

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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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New products in 2021

More rigidity for shaft guides

Clip-on liner made of iglidur W360

▲ Tech up
  • Up to 50% less bearing clearance at the operating point
  • Easy-running lubrication-free clip-on films with reduced elasticity
  • Secure assembly due to clip-on function and press fit
▼ Cost down
  • Linear adapter 1:1 dimensionally interchangeable with metallic ball bearings
  • One bearing for linear and rotating applications

Find out more about drylin RW360CM

Metal rod end bearing for the food industry

Chemical-resistant, food-grade laser sintering material

Modular gearboxes for connection to linear units

Curious about more innovations? You can find the news overview here.


The huge motion plastics sample box

Trying things out made easy: with the igus corner, you always have the most recent motion plastics that are suitable for your individual industry to hand. 
 
We will bring the display to you, assemble it upon request, and fill the compartments with the products of your choice. Or you can set it up yourself. As a permanent exhibition or for a limited period of time.

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How can products in entry lanes be protected from damage? Which plain bearings do I use for cleaning at higher temperatures? The igus blog features interesting articles on the packaging industry.

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