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Food technology

Chemical resistance to Ecolab cleaners

Jan Michels | 7. October 2020

The safety of food and drink is crucial to the well-being and health of people around the world. The cleaning and disinfection of food and beverage machines is therefore extremely important. One of the best-known manufacturers of cleaning and disinfection products for this industry is Ecolab. Such cleaners are typically used in beverage filling machines. […]

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Plain bearing prototypes for new developments or tests

Jan Michels | 30. April 2020

When a new product is being developed or shortly before a food, packaging, or beverage machine test phase, receiving prototype samples of a plain bearing or other components as quickly as possible can be very important. iglidur polymer bar stock allows such components to be manufactured easily … with no minimum order quantity. It is […]

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Spherical bearings for weigher flaps

Jan Michels | 28. April 2020

igubal spherical bearings are self-aligning bearing elements manufactured completely from polymer and are therefore very lightweight. They are perfect for use in weighing systems. Individual scales, but also multihead weighers, can be found in various types of packaging machines (such as bag forming, filling and sealing machines). Because the products to be weighed and packaged […]

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Ready-to-install system solutions for format adjustments

Jan Michels | 24. April 2020

To maximise flexibility, machines and equipment in the packaging, food and beverage industries must be capable of implementing precise format adjustments. This equipment might be filling or labelling machines for bottles or cans, but can also be entry lanes in material handling. To solve this problem, igus supplies you with machine components made of high-performance […]

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Severe contamination by salt or sugar … what must be observed?

Marco Thull | 17. April 2020

Wherever food or beverages are processed, filled or packed, contamination can occur. If it is salt or sugar, it is important to take a close look at the abrasive (rubbing/grinding) wear. In this way it can be determined what influence this has on the plain bearing or linear guide. In order to examine such contamination, […]

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