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SELF-PRINTED HYGIENIC SOLUTIONS FROM IGUS

26-08-2020
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In the packaging and food industry, special hygienic solutions are the cream of the crop. Many users are already using the FDA-compliant iglidur plain bearings and bar stock made of high-performance polymers from Treotham.

To give users even more design freedom in the construction of their machines, igus has now developed its temperature-resistant, long-lasting and proven material iglidur A350 as a 3D-printing tribo-filament.

To compete in the realm of short-term deliverability, machines in the packaging and food industry must function faster and more flexibly for different formats. Accordingly, the requirements for functional components in special dimensions and small quantities are high.

“As the machines in the packaging and food industry become more and more customised, solutions for plain bearings and wear-resistant parts in special shapes are required,” says Niklas Eutebach, additive manufacturing development engineer at igus GmbH.

“In order to give the user even more design freedom in the construction of their system, we have now developed iglidur A350 as a tribo-filament.”

The lubrication-free and maintenance-free material is specifically designed for use in food and packaging technology and has been proven in countless applications. This is because iglidur A350 is already available as a plain bearing in standard dimensions and as bar stock directly from stock.

Due to its blue colour, iglidur A350 is easier to detect and increases safety in production. The durability of the material is particularly evident in pivoting and rotary applications and with high and medium loads on stainless steel shafts.

With its high long-term temperature resistance up to 180 degrees C, the high-performance polymer is very impressive. It can also be easily cleaned with chemicals.

The filament is available for self-printing on a high-temperature 3D printer, as well as in the igus 3D printing service.

Treotham Automation
1300 657 564
www.treotham.com.au

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