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Tribo-optimized polymers for plastic machines

Installation-friendly igus® systems for movements in plastic machines

Save costs with the latest technology with maintenance-free energy supply systems and plain bearings


High additional loads, precision and high temperatures are catchwords in the energy supply systems of machines for the processing of plastics. Plastic energy chains guide and protect the cables and hoses in blown film lines, injection molding machines or extruders. Plastic e-chains® make use of their advantages even in difficult fillings:

High additional loads possible

Application in high temperatures

Circular movements

Pivoting motions

Space saving

Use in dust, powder deposits and moisture

Injection molding machines  

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E2/000 Allrounder e-chains®

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chainflex® -cables from stock

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A chain for all applications - System E4.1

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Lubricant-free drylin® linear systems

Customer testimonials

"We have essentially less work with the chain" (Mr. Ortmann, Kuhne Anlagenbau GmbH)

The company Kuhne GmbH designs and manufactures machine components in accurate detail in its own factory. In the blown film line, readychain® systems from igus® provide for a precise energy supply in a turning application (Ø 4.50 m).

energy chains in operation at the company Kuhne: Interview with Mr. Ortmann about the application of igus® products in a blown film line. (German)

 

Current News 2015 for plastic machines

… also round shaft clamping

New and unique linear housing with integrated manual clamp is available for drylin® R round shaft guides.

… also round shaft clamping    

… longer service life also in INCH

With up to 8 times longer service life on steel shaftsfilms, the liners made of the dry-tech® material iglidur®E7 are remarkable in practical use.

… longer service life also in INCH    

… cornering technology

For the product series drylin® W and T igus® providesrail profiles according to customer requirements in a curved shape

… cornering technology    

3 years guarantee for chainflex®

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

3 years guarantee for chainflex®    

... chainflex® M ... CAN Bus + Profinet cables...

For flexing applications Without influence of oil Preferably indoor applications

... chainflex® M ... CAN Bus + Profinet cables...    

More products for uses in plastic machines

Overzicht E4/light

Specialiteit: licht van gewicht – voordelig

Overzicht E4/light    

Overzicht Systeem E3

Extreem stil, voor zeer kleine inbouwruimten

Overzicht Systeem E3    

Overzicht Zipper

“Ritssluiting”, snelle montage

Overzicht Zipper    

Overzicht triflex® R

3D-kabelrups speciaal voor robottoepassingen

Overzicht triflex® R    

Overzicht Systeem E6

Extreem geluidsarm

Overzicht Systeem E6    

Overzicht twisterchain

Voor cirkelvormige & spiraalvormige bewegingen

Overzicht twisterchain    

Overzicht TwisterBand

Compact, modulair, voordelig

Overzicht TwisterBand    

Overzicht Micro flizz®

Veilige geleiding van energie, gegevens en lucht

Overzicht Micro flizz®    

Programmaoverzicht chainflex® rupskabels

Informeer, selecteer en bestel rupskabel online

Programmaoverzicht chainflex® rupskabels    

drylin® R

Linear-Rundführung

drylin® R    

drylin® W Hybridlager | Rollenlager

drylin® W Hybridlager | Rollenlager in 2 neuen Baugrößen gewährleisten geringe Antriebskräfte – benötigt vor allem bei Handverstellungen – durch die Kombination von Gleiten und Rollen.

drylin® W Hybridlager | Rollenlager    

Programmübersicht iglidur®

iglidur® Gleitlager - Programmübersicht

Programmübersicht iglidur®    

robolink® Programmaoverzicht

Componentenset voor het maken van beweeglijke robotische systemen

robolink® Programmaoverzicht    
Other information

Application examples

Injection-molding machine

Pivot arm in injection-molding machines mounted with plastic plain bearings: With the simple plug-in installation and the adjustable collar, it was possible to abandon the highly complex bonding mechanism.

Injection-molding machine    

Injection moulding tool

Thee-chain® was installed on an injection moulding tool so thatno additional space is necessary in horizontal direction forthe unreeling movement.

Injection moulding tool    

Bag forming, filling and sealing machine

The crimpers in hose packaging machines often reach temperatures of 160°C and above in continuous operation.

Bag forming, filling and sealing machine    

Calibration cage in a blown film line

In conventional solutions, while cleaning, the lubricant on the bearings is washed away or the bearings are even rinsed to get rid of the dirt particles.

Calibration cage in a blown film line    

Measuring system for extruder

Measuring and regulating system in the area of blown film extrusion

Measuring system for extruder    

Pillar cleaning facility

The bearings have been installed about a year ago and since then operate free of troubles in the manufacturing.

Pillar cleaning facility    

X-Y-Z table adjustment

drylin® SHT spindle lift table for a precise positioning of the tools in X-Y-Z direction.

X-Y-Z table adjustment    

Bag forming, filling and sealing machine

Application of drylin® high-temperature bearings in bag forming, filling and sealing machine for the sealing bar bearing

Bag forming, filling and sealing machine    

Bag forming, filling and sealing machine

Maintenance-free plastic bearing defy all outer influences and provides for the required service life.

Bag forming, filling and sealing machine    

Blaasvormmachines

Producten voor gebruik in blaasvormmachines in de verpakkingsindustrie

Blaasvormmachines    
Blown film line  
Blown film line

An e-chain system® in a blown film plant of the company Kuhne Anlagenbau GmbH

Blown film line  
Blown film line

Blown film plant for the production of packaging, shrink wrap and lidding films

Blow molding system  
Blow molding system

The e-chain® series 800 at a Textron blow molding system H12 (production of tank filler necks)

Blow molding system  
Blow molding system

The e-chain® in the blow molding system of the company Mauser, production of 1000 l - containers

Removal system

Short and fast lifting movements in a removal system. Accelerations of 8XG are no problem.

 
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