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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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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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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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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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