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Food industry

How xiros plastic ball bearings prevent sparking

Patrick Czaja | 12. August 2021

Freedom from active lubrication, long service life, hygienic design, suitability for intensive cleaning processes, and anti-static component properties are indispensable in packaging technology. GEA Food Solutions GmbH Germany GmbH invested in our construction kit and equipped its machines with linear bearings, plain bearings, ball bearings, and drive elements. I will take a closer look at […]

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Bauteil aus 3D-Druck Filament iglidur I151 mit FDA-Konformität

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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Interview: Maintenance-free solutions for knife edges in conveyor belts

Marc Preinesberger | 25. May 2021

In this interview, Lars Braun (igus industry manager for the packaging industry) talks about how value engineering and the packaging, food and beverage industries influence product development at igus.

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Polymer ball bearings from igus® in fish processing

Patrick Czaja | 10. May 2021

Machines and components such as ball bearings used in food processing face enormous challenges. In addition to the use of the most aggressive cleaners, just as much water is used. Germs are counteracted and contamination of the food is prevented. Below you can read more about how a customer in the fish processing industry improved […]

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Maintenance-free knife edge rollers in the food industry

Marc Preinesberger | 3. May 2021

iglidur A250 is also called “The fast runner that withstands up to 90°C”. But what makes the material so interesting for the food industry besides its operating speed and temperature resistance? First of all, A250 is FDA and EU10/2011 compliant and optically detectable. They can therefore be used without any problems where food is processed. […]

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