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Packaging industry

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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Format adjustments in packaging machines

Bastian Mehr | 30. April 2020

There is probably nothing worse than a non-functional format adjustment that brings the entire production line to a standstill. You want to focus on the important things, not maintain and grease metallic lead screw nuts.

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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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Can products in entry lanes be protected from damage?

Bastian Mehr | 24. April 2020

The concern is often optimisation of component or system service life. In the packaging and beverage industries, machines operate at especially high frequencies, and component service life plays an important role. But it can be just as important to extend the product service life or life cycle. Or protect the product from damage. There are […]

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