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New polymer spherical ball from igus strengthens food safety

Published on: August 25, 2022

New iglide A181 spherical ball material improves wear resistance of the igubal FC joint system threefold 25 August 2022 – To make food processing facilities and machinery even safer, igus®, the Germany-based manufacturer of motion plastics, is launching a new standard in the form of the high-performance plastic iglide® A181 as a spherical ball material […]


The rotating lightning conductor: new guide roller from igus protects against sparks

Published on: January 27, 2022

Self-lubricating and maintenance-free xiros® stainless steel guide roller ensures safe operation thanks to electrostatic dissipation January 28, 2022 –  igus®, a global leading manufacturer of engineered components with the purpose to increase the service life of customers’ machines, has expanded the range of self-lubricating and maintenance-free xiros® guide rollers to include a dissipative variant made […]


Reliable bearings, even in hot environments: new igus material for the food industry

Published on: October 12, 2021

Electrostatically dissipative iglide AX500 tribo-polymer ensures maintenance-free applications with food contact October 12, 2021 – igus has developed a new wear-resistant material for high-temperature applications that will help ensure reliable and durable operation, and will be especially beneficial for the food and packaging industries. The new material, iglide AX500, is a long-lasting bearing that can […]