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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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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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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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Antistatic & Maintenance free polymer bearings for the Packaging industry

Shery George | 15 September 2021

Anti-static component properties along with lubrication free, suitability for intensive cleaning agents , hygienic design & long service life are indispensable in packaging technology. The different packaging machines like thermoforming machines , Form,fill & seal machines , labelling machines, blister packaging machine , uses rollers for film deflection and may face some of the below […]

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Xiros Ball bearings in meat processing industry

Shery George | 2 September 2021

The Meat  processing industry and  it  machines e.g  steaks ,  fillets  or  sausages processing  machines need to  be tough and  easy to  clean.  In this  machines  to  fight germs  the  most  aggressive cleaners and lots of water  is use. As  the application environments are critical  the machine  components  like bearings will function in long run […]

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Can reduction of scratches on products during conveying is possible in Packaging & Beverage industries ?

Shery George | 2 September 2021

The component service life plays an important role in the packaging and beverage industries, as the machines operate at high frequencies. During  transportation activity ,there are various options for reductions of  scratch marks  and even damage. The service life of a glass beverage bottle is limited by the degree of damage to its exterior.  Since […]

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What are the requirements of an energy chain for food contact?

Shery George | 2 September 2021

When its comes to guiding  function of an  energy  chains , we need  to  ensure a  design which is  as open  as  possible and therefore  easy to clean, or using materials that may be used in direct contact with food. We incorporated all these requirements into the development and implemented them with the TH3.  Also […]

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