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igus® Ltd.

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01604 677240
Tech up & cost down
motion plastics for the
beverage industry

FDA compliant and maintenance-free: components for beverage production

Wherever beverages are produced, the demands on these machines and systems are high. Hygiene regulations must be observed, fast movements must run smoothly and system components must withstand aggressive cleaning agents. We offer machine components made of high-performance polymers, products that are abrasion-resistant, lubrication-free, resistant to chemicals and corrosion free.  
Other benefits of igus® products:

  • Low moisture absorption
  • Easy to clean
  • Save installation space and weight
  • Easy assembly
Would you like more information about igus® products used in this industry? Our experts will be happy to get in touch with you.

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New products in 2021

Suitable for high temperatures

Optically detectable plain bearings for the food industry

▲ Tech up
  • Wear-resistant material for the food area
  • Suitable for high operating temperatures
▼ Cost down
  • Maintenance-free properties reduce costs for lubrication and maintenance
  • Better wear results than iglidur A500 in many applications

Discover iglidur AC500 plain bearings now

Stainless steel guide roller resistant to temperature fluctuations and chemicals

xiros stainless steel guide roller

Polymer housing for maintenance-free spherical insert bearings

igubal polymer housing

Wear-resistant and chemical-resistant coating material

iglidur IC-07

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

Free sample box for beverage technology

See for yourself the quality of our motion plastics
Order the sample box with the most important products for beverage 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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Selected the-chain® products for the beverage industry



Small bend radius

Cost-effective, long-life cables

Hydrolysis and microbe resistant

TH3 – hygienic e-chain®

TH3 hygienic e-chain

Hygienic Construction

Blue colour

FDA and EU Compliant


Pre-harnessed cables readycable

Pre-harnessed cables

Dispatched within 24 hours

Accourding to manufactures specifications

Food-grade spare parts and special parts available overnight

Quick production of abrasion-resistant special parts for food contact according to FDA and EU Regulation 10/2011. As self-lubricating filament or laser sintering powder for self-printing from quantities of 1 to 10,000 in the 3D printing service.

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Use of igus® products in the beverage technology

White paper: Colsterisation and tribo polymers

Increased wear resistance and corrosion resistance for packaging machines
Specifically in an industry reliant on quick, precise processing under hygienic and cost-effective conditions, the combination of Kolsterising and high-performance polymers is expected to become the standard ...

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Selected motion plastics for the beverage industry

iglidur® H370 plain bearings

iglidur® H370 plain bearings

Extremely long service life under water

High media resistance

High chemical resistance

iglidur® A160 liner

iglidur® A160 liner

Low coefficient of friction

High wear resistance


xiros® guide rollers

xiros® guide rollers

Low coefficient of friction

Lubrication-free and maintenance-free


iglidur® A350 bar stock

iglidur® A350 bar stock


For use with temperatures up to +180 °C

Lubrication and maintenance-free

SHT lead screw linear system

SHT lead screw linear system


Robustness and high precision

Ready-to-install solution

Linear modules SLW

Stainless-steel version, corrosion-free


Clean & hygienic

Application examples of our customers

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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