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Motion plastics for the printing industry

Clean, quiet, cost-effective solutions for printing technology

The term printing technology refers to numerous methods of duplicating masters and templates. Similarly, igus® motion plastics refers to numerous tribologically optimised polymer products which help you reduce the cost of your equipment and increase its service life. They do this by eliminating the need for lubrication and maintenance with our dry-operating bearing elements or by providing fail-safe cables and optimum cable guidance. From our range of 100,000 modular products, we always offer the right solution for every requirement. Extremely low-vibration energy supplies for very high acceleration rates, super-silent running from 32 dB(A), very high data rates (CAT7, 600 MHz) and a 36-month chainflex® guarantee.
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Products for print technology:

Energy chain E6.1

E6.1 e-chain

  • Extremely quiet and low-vibration
  • Consistently high precision and dynamics
  • Smooth interior space is easy on cables

chainflex control cable CF9

chainflex cable CF9

  • For heaviest duty applications
  • TPE outer jacket has extremely high flexural strength
  • 36-month guarantee

drylin W linear guides

drylin W linear guide

  • High rigidity
  • Resistant to dirt due to dry operation
  • Easy installation, maintenance-free

iglidur G plain bearings

iglidur G plain bearings with or without flange

  • High wear resistance
  • Resistance to dust and dirt
  • Cost-effective

xiros polymer ball bearing

xiros polymer ball bearing

  • Costs up to 40% less than metal bearings
  • 100% lubrication-free
  • Temperature-resistant from -40 to +80°C

igubal spherical bearings

igubal pillow block bearings

  • Up to 80% lighter than metal bearings
  • Low-friction dry operation
  • Resistant to dust and dirt


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