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Overview of igus® industry solutions

For all tasks - in all batch sizes

Different industries need different solutions Whether in mechanical engineering, automobile manufacturing or in the robot industry - igus® offers customized support for special applications.
igus® has long years of experience and specialist consultants for many industries. This is only an excerpt. If your industry is not listed, let us know. We'd be glad to assist you further.

3D Printing machine

Components or system solutions.


Withstand tough conditions.

Automotive industry

Lightweight plain bearings and energy supply systems.


Light and cost-effective due to plastic and aluminium.

Beverages industry

Clean and FDA-compliant machine components for beverage machines.

Bicycle technology

Dry-running polymer bearings instead of metal bearings with lubrication:
save 40% costs, 80% weight and 100% maintenance

Building material manufacturing

Durability with low maintenance.


Solutions for bulk handling technology – corrosion-free and resistant to dirt, chemicals and high temperatures.

Camera and film technology

Modular system for camera sliders.

Composting plants

Resistant to dirt and extreme temperatures.

Construction machinery

Maintenance-free energy supply.

Control cabinet building

We not only provide you with cost-effective cables for motion-control (and fixed installation) applications, but also with the matching energy chains to connect the control cabinet to the machine.


Replace festoons und bus bars.

Engineering offices

Simple designing with igus®:

Façade systems

Corrosion and weather-resistant components.

Fluid engineering

Pumps, valves and fittings free from lubrication.

Food industry

High-performance plastics made of FDA-compliant components for the food industry

Furniture construction / Industrial Design

Cleanliness & weight saving.

Glass industry

Temperature- and splinter-proof, quickly installed, durable: energy supplies, special cables and storage technology for glass production and ‑processing

Heavy machinery / Plant construction

Replace steel systems.

Indoor cranes

Products made of durable high-performance polymers for indoor cranes.

Industrial image processing

Products for use in image processing.

Industrial vehicles

igus® solutions in forklifts and industrial vehicles

Locks & dock facilities

igus® energy supply systems have been proving their reliability day in, day out for many years.

Machine tools

Modern components prevent failures.



Material handling

For trouble-free processes in warehousing

Medical technology

Antimagnetic, hygienic, lubrication-free.

Model building

Lightweight and a high load capacity


igus® lubrication and maintenance-free solutions for motorcycles and scooters.

Musical instruments

Perfect to the last detail. Your instruments are maintenance-free with igus® polymer plain bearings.


Resistant to salt water.

Oil and gas industry

igus® energy supply systems are used in the oil and gas industry.

Packaging industry

Lubrication-free and FDA-compliant machine components for the packaging industry.

Plastic machines

Assembly-friendly systems.

Printing industry

Insensitive to pressure dust and paper dust.

Prostheses & orthoses

For 95% less wear.

Public bath and pool construction

High-performance polymers for use in public bath and pool


For 6-axis robotic applications.

Service robots

Take advantage of motion plastics® and equip service robots for a wide range of applications.

Sewage treatment plants

Energy supplies for long-lasting systems in sewage plants.

Shipbuilding industry

Lubricant- and maintenance-free products for the shipbuilding industry.

Shore power connections

Intelligent energy supply systems.

Solar technology

For extreme environments.

Sports boats etc.

Saltwater-resistant and suitable for any weather.

Sports, fitness & rehab

Light, low noise and lubrication-free adjustment.

Steel works

Even in high temperatures: High-performance plastics enable the use of energychains in almost all application areas.

Textile industry

Clean and maintenance-free plastic solutions for bearings and energy supply

Theater / Stage construction / Lighting technology

Quiet, low vibration and self-lubricating.

Traffic engineering

Polymer components for passenger and goods transport: resilient, weather-resistant and fire-proof according to EN 45545 and NFPA 130

Truck & trailer

Maintenance-free and weather-resistant solutions.

Tyre production

For freedom from lubricants and dust.

Vending machinery

Product solutions for vending machine technology: 100% lubrication-free; quiet, dependable with a long service life

Washing plants

Corrosion-free machine elements.

Wind power stations

igus® offers many solutions for wind turbines as well as for the associated equipment used in production, transport and installation.These can help you improve your technology and reduce costs.


Chip-proof solutions help to avoid maintenance.

Machine types

Here you can find a selection of machines that are suitable for igus® products.

CNC machining center for the timber industry

e-chainsystems and chainflex® cables from igus® compel with long service-lives when exposed to chips generated in CNC machining centres.

Cutting systems

The e-chain systems® and chainflex® cables from igus® can ensure high holding times in all cutting machines through a long service life.

Flat knitting machines

The textile industry is driven by quality, precision and cleanliness. This favors the use of igus® products in flat knitting machines due to their fail safe properties and the complete absence of lubricants.

Injection moulding machines

igus products in use in injection moulding machines

Large format printers

Since industry has an increasing demand for the use of large format printers or plotters, it is particularly important that these work reliably. The mechanical movement must operate smoothly, in order to avoid extensive downtime.

Passenger boarding bridges

The mechanical movement should run smoothly in passenger boarding bridges. Click here to see the places where igus® products can be used for this purpose.


The use of plastic plain bearings facilitates 8 x longer service life also possible in tractors.

Find industrial sectors application examples

Are you looking for practically tested application examples in a certain industry?
Here you can browse through already implemented customer applications and filter them according to your specifications.

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