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Lubrication-free and great strength even with high speeds

The tyre manufacturing industry places top priority on components being free from lubricants and resistant to dust. Maintenance-free and tribologically optimised polymers from igus® fulfil these and many other requirements. igus® offers a huge range of products in the areas of energy supply/cable guidance and protection, highly flexible cables and dry-running, maintenance-free plain bearing solutions for all types of movement.

Benefits of igus® products:

  • Dry running and corrosion-resistant
  • Suitable for high speeds
  • Insensitive to dust and dirt
  • High mechanical stability, very resilient
  • Vibration dampening
  • Long predictable service life
Would you like more information about igus® products used in the tyre production? Our experts will be happy to get in touch with you.

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Areas of use

Extruder machine

Extruder machine

Coating machine

Coating machine

Cutting machine

Cutting machine

Tyre building machine

Tyre building machine

Uniformity measuring machine

Uniformity measuring machine

Store robots

Store robots

Gantry crane

Gantry crane

Vulcanisation system

Vulcanisation system

Products frequently used in tyre production

E2/000

E2/000 e-chain

  • Inner heights from 21 to 45mm.
  • Openable on the left and right
  • Diverse modular interior separations

E4.1

e-chain E4.1

  • ● energy chains of medium sizes
  • Inner heights from 21 to 162mm.
  • Openable along the inner or outer radius

chainflex cables

chainflex cables

  • Up to 36-month chainflex® guarantee
  • Unharnessed or harnessed
  • Developed for moving applications

iglidur G

iglidur plain bearings

  • Maintenance-free dry running
  • Low coefficient of friction
  • Absorbs vibration

Various special bearings customised by igus to your specific requirements

iglidur PRT

  • For horizontal rotary movements
  • Ready-to-install slewing rings for lubrication-free, dry running

dryspin

drylin lead screws

  • 100% lubrication and maintenance-free
  • 100% corrosions-free and media resistance
  • Up to 88% weight savings

iglidur G

drylin® W profile guide

  • Easy installation, maintenance-free
  • Resistant to dirt due to dry running
  • Lightweight and quiet operation

dryspin

drylin® ZLW toothed belt axis

  • End supports with ball bearing
  • Lubrication-free linear guide system with polymer plain bearings

Various special bearings customised by igus to your specific requirements

drylin® R shaft guide

  • ● Same dimensions as recirculating ball bearings
  • For all shaft materials
  • Lightweight


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 to hand. 
 
We will bring the display to you, assemble it upon 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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