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Best practice: How do I get a food-safe component made by the 3D printer?

igu-blog-adm | 2. June 2021

An increasing number of companies are advertising food-safe materials and offering more and more materials for processing and packaging in the food industry. But the public eye is also increasingly focused on the plastics that come into contact with food and how they can potentially affect consumers’ health. What exactly does food grade mean? On […]

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Certifications for the food and beverage industry

Jan Michels | 3. June 2020

Since food and beverages are sensitive products, production and processing must also be precisely tailored to them. This applies in particular to direct food contact. For this reason, there are igus materials that have been specifically developed for the requirements of the food and beverage industry. Starting with FDA-compliant, later EU 10/2011-compliant materials were added. […]

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Polymer bearings for the dairy industry

Jan Michels | 31. March 2020

A wide variety of dairy technology is available for processing milk and other dairy products: from filling machines and valves to secondary packaging machines for yoghurt (cups), cheese, butter, cream, milk bags or coffee cream. Plain bearings made of FDA/EU-compliant materials such as iglidur A160, A181 or A350 are interesting for the dairy industry. But […]

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The right plain bearings for cleaning at high temperatures

Jan Michels | 27. March 2020

Many different machines are used in the packaging, food, and beverage industries. There is one thing that most of the different machine types have in common though: they are regularly and intensively cleaned. And they are cleaned at temperatures often above 100°C. igus offers several polymer plain bearings that have no problem at these high […]

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iglidur with “China FDA” – New certificate for the food industry

Jan Michels | 24. October 2019

In the packaging, food and beverage industries, sensitive solutions are usually required. Special requirements must therefore be met. This applies in particular to direct contact with food and beverages. This is why we offer you solutions tuned to the specific needs of packaging machines with our maintenance-free and lubrication-free machine elements made of high-performance polymers. […]

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