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Food technology

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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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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Kugellager in Pumpen

Ball bearings in pumps: prevent machine failures with polymer

Patrick Czaja | 4. February 2021

Pumps and compressors are used in a wide variety of industries. Whether, for example, hose pumps in medical and food technology or water pumps in pool technology: just as the heart is for humans, these types of pumps in industry are also to be regarded as the heart of the system.

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igus® impresses with ball bearings in hose pumps

Patrick Czaja | 17. December 2020

The general requirements for the bearing components used in medical and food technology are extremely high and are subject to high quality standards. For example, in medical diagnostics such as dialysis, it is important to have components that are 100% free of lubricating greases or oils in order to keep the application sterile and clean.

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