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igus® Ltd.

Caswell Road

Northampton, NN4 7PW

01604 677240

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
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chainflex® control cable CF9

chainflex cable CF9
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drylin® W linear guides

drylin W linear guide
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iglidur® G plain bearings

iglidur G plain bearings with or without flange
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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
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igubal® spherical bearings

igubal pillow block bearings
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Successfully in use in the printing industry

Benefits of using igus® products in the printing industry

  • Lubrication and maintenance-free
  • Insensitivity to print dusting powder and paper dust
  • Vibration dampening
  • Quiet (32 dB(A))
  • Corrosion-resistant
  • Fast delivery and easy assembly
  • Long predictable service life
  • Complete system or individual components
  • Large range of sizes
  • Save installation space and weight
  • Cost-effective
  • No minimum order quantity
  • Available from stock
printer within the printing industry

Further information

Printing technology brochure

Important information about our products and services
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igus® online tools

Configure desired parts online, calculate service life and reduce process costs
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The terms "igus", "Apiro", "chainflex", "CFRIP", "conprotect", "CTD", "drylin", "dry-tech", "dryspin", "easy chain", "e-chain", "e-chain systems", "e-ketten", "e-kettensysteme", "e-skin", "e-spool", "flizz", "ibow", "igear", "iglidur", "igubal", "igutex", "kineKIT", "manus", "motion plastics", "pikchain", "readychain", "readycable", "ReBeL", "speedigus", "triflex", "robolink", "xirodur", and "xiros" are legally protected trademarks of the igus® GmbH/ Cologne in the Federal Republic of Germany and where applicable in some foreign countries.

igus® GmbH points out that it does not sell any products of the companies Allen Bradley, B&R, Baumüller, Beckhoff, Lahr, Control Techniques, Danaher Motion, ELAU, FAGOR, FANUC, Festo, Heidenhain, Jetter, Lenze, LinMot, LTi DRiVES, Mitsubishi, NUM,Parker, Bosch Rexroth, SEW, Siemens, Stöber and all other drive manufacturers mention on this website. The products offered by igus® are those of igus® GmbH