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Durable components for machines for plastic and rubber processing


When we refer to components made of high-performance plastics that are used in plastics processing, we know exactly what we are talking about. In our production and monitoring systems, which we adjust to our requirements ourselves, we use our e-chains, maintenance-free plain and linear bearings and cables, sometimes in three-shift operation. In machines and systems for plastics processing, treatment or recycling, or for devices and components for process automation, igus® components are durable, lubrication-free, resistant to dust, dirt and moisture, and lightweight, reducing overall weight and follow-up costs, such as those for energy.

Would you like more information about products for this industry? Our experts will be happy to get in touch with you.

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40% less installation time

Series E4Q with largely expanded product range

▲ Tech up
  • 20% more fill weight due to vertically and horizontally positioned stop-dogs
  • 100% higher pull-out strength due to positive-locking crossbars
▼ Cost down
  • Tool-free opening and closing
  • 10% less weight due to material removal

Find out more about E4Q

Your own robot kinematics with fully integrated individual joints

Predictive maintenance with a new module for deep integration into customer networks 

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Advantages of polymer e-chains

When supplying energy to machines, high additional loads, accuracy and high temperatures are important. In injection moulding machines, extruders or blow moulding machines, polymer energy chains guide and protect the cables and hoses. Even with heavy fillings, polymer e-chains have their advantages:
 

  • High fill weights possible
  • Circular and pivoting movements possible
  • Use at high temperatures
  • Resistant to dust, powder deposits and moisture
  • Space-saving

With cost-effective automation solutions and smart plastics, igus also addresses the key topic Plastic Industry 4.0 and system integration.


Industry solutions

Extruders and extrusion lines

Extruder

Blow moulding machines

Blow moulding machines



Handling and automation

Handling and automation


Thermoforming machines and presses

Thermoforming machine

The huge motion plastics sample box

Trying things out made easy: with the igus corner, you always have the most recent motion plastics suited for your individual industry sector at hand. 
 
We will bring the display to you, assemble it on 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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Application examples of our customers


Checked in the igus® test laboratory for use in the real world

Thoroughly tested in the drylin test laboratory.

You can find interesting contributions to questions regarding plastic machines in the igus blog.

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