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Ready-to-install system solutions for format adjustments

Shery George | 12 May 2022

In the Packaging, food & beverage industry, implementation of precise format adjustments is a must for maximizing the flexibility of machines & equipments like filling  or labelling machines for bottles or cans or also for equipments for entry lanes in beverage industries. To solve this problem, igus supplies you with machine components made of high-performance […]

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Can conventional ball screws be replaced by igus lubrication free lead screws for format adjustments?

Shery George | 12 May 2022

Most packaging machines have a number of format adjustments. They are often made with trapezoidal lead screw nuts and a corresponding lead screw. Many format adjustments still involve metallic lead screw nuts. To work smoothly, they need lots of lubricant. The dirty environment means that regular re-greasing and maintenance are necessary. Instead of focusing on […]

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xiros guide rollers with FDA conformity: 60% weight saving compared to metallic solutions

Shery George | 21 January 2022

igus, develops maintenance-free and above all lubrication-free solution for transport and guide rollers, which are made of blue light weight PVC tube and FDA-compliant two fixed flange ball bearings made up of in-house material xirodur B180 and stainless steel balls under the brand name xiros.  These xiros guide rollers  are particularly important for labelling, packaging and food applications due […]

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Are igus products suitable for use with food contact?

Shery George | 11 January 2022

Our health is our most important possession and no components of the bearings or linear guide should ever harm it in anyway. Where there is possible contact with food, the requirements placed on each component are different from those in other cases. The linear guide system, i.e. guide rails, shafts, linear bearing housings, screws and […]

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Light & Quick Readychain Systems for Single Girder E.O.T. Cranes

Shery George | 8 December 2021

In modern crane technology Single Girder EOT Cranes are extensively used in warehouses, workshops, pre-cast manufacturing, sheet metal industry, automotive industries etc. Subsequently we also find applications in explosive, combustible, and corrosive environments as well. While majority of the single girder cranes fall into low duty cycles as the lifting capacities are also on the […]

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Maintenance free high performance igus polymer bearings for the pharmaceutical packaging industry

Shery George | 22 November 2021

With the changing times, the Indian Pharma industry is witnessing  dynamic changes & are adopting advanced technologies for their machines , manufacturing processes , packaging techniques and other related aspects , so  as to achieve greater output  & higher productivity without any compromise on the strict hygiene standards & to maintain the safety of the […]

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What are plain bearings and what advantages igus offers in Automotive industry?

Shery George | 12 November 2021

Plain bearings or commonly known as “bush”, bush bearing”, “bushing”, slide bearing” etc. are a much older technology when compared with ball bearings. Humans have been using plain bearings since year 3000BC. These are the simplest form of bearings without any rolling elements. Some of the most desired features of a plain bearings are – […]

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Selection of the Suitable mounting bracket

Shery George | 19 October 2021

Almost all mounting brackets are available in two variants. The first pivoting, the second is locking. At this point, many design engineers wonder when they should use the pivoting and when the locking version. Pivoting Type  Locking Type Pivoting mounting brackets are standard for gliding and horizontally unsupported applications: But why is that? The pivoting […]

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Distribution Rules for Hydraulic hoses in the energy chain

Shery George | 19 October 2021

Machine tools very often have hydraulic hoses that are guided in e-chains – for clamping devices, coolant circuits and other applications. For hoses, as for electrical cables, there are several items to consider in the design and fitting of energy chains. Rule 1 : Whether Crossbars every link or every second link ? If a […]

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Enhance the life of your food processing machines with new coating material from igus

Shery George | 11 October 2021

Whether in dosing systems, on conveyor belts of filling systems or in labelling technology: you will find sheet metal and parts that are exposed to friction and wear in all these places. To increase the service life of the metallic components, igus  has  developed new coating material IC-05 which is compliant with FDA as well as […]

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