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Food-safe plastics for the food industry

Self-lubricating and maintenance-free products made from food-safe, high-performance polymers for the food industry

igus® products made from food-safe polymers help you to comply with the stringent food hygiene and food safety requirements in all food production process steps.
 
Advantages of igus® products for the food industry

Food-safe, physiologically harmless, FDA-certified polymers and certification to Regulation (EU) No 10/2011 possible

No product contamination by avoiding lubricants

Temperature-resistance

Corrosion-resistant

Lowest humidity absorption

Resistant to chemicals, acids, resistant to alkaline and alcoholic cleaning agents

Maintenance-free

Best wear-resistance

Use of igus® products in the food industry

Wafer baking
machines

Food technology: Waffle-backing machines  
Advantages:

No corrosion due to high humidity

High-temperature applications without axial safety (T>338°F) due to tempered iglide® plain bearings

High wear resistance

Sausage-, Fish- & Meat Manufacturing

Food technology: Sausage, fish & meat processing  
Advantages:

Corrosion resistant even in hot cleaning process

iglide® T500 plain bearings as standard solution for "hot" and "cold" applications

FDA-approved high-temperature solution iglide® A500

Sweets
processing

Food technology: Sweets processing  
Advantages:

Maintenance-free, self lubricating

Good chemical resistance against brine / typical detergents (Hydrogen peroxide, bases, peracetic acid)

Corrosion-resistant

No damage of soft stainless steel shafts (V2A, V4A) – cost advantage

Current News for food industry

36 month guarantee for chainflex®

With our unique igus® guarantee for ALL chainflex® cables we are providing predictable security for 36 full months

36 month guarantee for chainflex®    

Now 16 iglide®
full range materials ...

At your fingertips – the most cost effective bearing that is guaranteed to work

Now 16 iglide®  full range materials ...    

iglide® product finder for semi-finished goods

iglide® product finder, quickly find the right iglide® material

iglide® product finder for semi-finished goods    

xiros® slewing ring bearing

Maintenance-free, dry operation with low coefficients of friction

xiros® slewing ring bearing