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Cleanroom-compatible products for the medical industry

Products in the medical industry must fulfil the highest hygiene standards. igus® lubrication-free and corrosion-resistant plain bearings and energy supplies made of a iglidur® plastic are ideal. Plastic bearings are used in X-ray robots, laboratory devices, patient and treatment chairs, hospital beds and prostheses. Maintenance-free energy chains are used for the protection and guidance of cables, e.g. in operating theatre devices, rehabilitation systems and imaging diagnostic equipment. Our components are cleanroom-compatible, media-resistant and quiet - for the highest medical requirements.

Benefits of using igus® products:

  • Lubrication-free and corrosion-free
  • Maintenance-free
  • Low noise and low vibration
  • Cost-effective
  • Easy assembly
  • Service life calculation
Would you like more information about igus® products in the medical industry? Our experts will be happy to get in touch with you.

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products in the medical industry

Selected motion plastics products for the medical industry

E2 mini

E2 mini

Small pitch for silent operation

High torsional resistance

Diverse means of interior separation

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Measuring system cable

chainflex® CF11.D

Up to 36 month guarantee

Oil resistance: oil-resistant (acc. to DIN EN 50363-10-2)

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Plain bearing iglidur® G1

iglidur g

Long-term service temperature +180°C

50% less moisture absorption

Pressfit up to +120°C

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bar stock iglidur® A350

Bar stocks

Comply with the requirements of the FDA

For medium to high loads

Lubrication-free and maintenance-free

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Lead screw technology

Lead screw technology

Media-resistant

The radius tooth design ensures quiet, low-vibration running

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drylin® linear guides

drylin linear technology

Corrosion-free

Dirt-resistant

Lubrication & maintenance free

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Plastic ball bearings

xiros® plastic ball bearings

Space-saving

Corrosion-free

Lubrication-free and 60% lighter

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robolink® modular kit

robolink® modular kit

Combination of robolink® joints and motors

Modular approach

Low cost

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3D printing service

Configure gears

Simple, fast & cost-effective

High wear resistance

Ready in 1 to 3 days

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Customer application examples


Plastic product solutions for the medical industry

Medical furnishings

Medical furnishings

Frame adjustment mechanisms, electric and hydraulic actuators for adjusting functions.

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Dental equipment

Dental equipment

Dental X-ray systems, storage surfaces and device holders, movement of treatment units.

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Surgery equipment and devices

Surgery equipment and devices

Lamps, moveable device holders, comfort seating systems and mobile/stationary eye-testing devices.

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Wheelchairs

Wheelchairs

Scissor-type mechanisms, adjustable trays or chassis components.

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Operating theatre

Operating theatre

Operation tables, lamps, plug-in devices and monitor carriers.

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Prostheses & ortheses

Prostheses & ortheses

Hand prostheses, prosthesis joints and arm prostheses.

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Medical equipment white paper

Whitepaper: Automated pipetting equipment

Innovative plastic technology in modern analytics

There are many specific requirements regarding medical equipment: precision, hygiene, general economic aspects, productivity and the pressure of costs. Many manufacturers of medical equipment are investigating specific materials and solutions that they can use to make the very best dosing systems for their customers. Many of these wishes are becoming more and more complex. Polymer bearings from igus®have crucial advantages that enable a reduction of weight, costs and the necessary installation space ...


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fitness

Sports, fitness & rehab

Light, low noise and lubrication-free adjustment.

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prothese

Prostheses & orthoses

For 95% less wear, lightweight and resilient

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