In the textile industry, using lubrication-free and dust-resistant components has top priority. With the maintenance-free and tribologically optimised high-performance polymers from igus, these and many other requirements are fully complied with. igus products require no additional lubrication and impress due to their long service life and smooth running even at high cycle rates in textile machines.
Special solutions are just as much part of the igus product range as standard parts. Our experts match the choice of the manufacturing process and the component material precisely to your needs. The right material for your purposes is selected from a wide range of wear-resistant and maintenance-free high-performance polymers.
In the textile industry, quality, precision and cleanness are essential. Therefore, the high reliability and absolute freedom from lubricants speak for the use of energy supplies in flat knitting machines. The igus e-chain ensures safe cable guidance in the machine and long cable service life.
By combining an igus plain bearing with a thin-walled metallic bushing, a light sensor could be built, which additionally leads to a cost reduction of 40%.
Until an e-chain was used in this wall cleaner, the electricity cable regularly got twisted, leading to short circuits and downtime of the plant. So as to avoid these incidents, the operator used e-chains by igus and the problem was solved.