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Cosmetic Manufacturing with motion plastics

Reliable components for a continuous and automated production line.

The reliance of a continuous production line during cosmetic manufacturing means downtime should not be a concern. Therefore, careful selection of the right products is vital during cosmetic manufacturing. igus® components ensure a risk-free, agile manufacturing process thanks to our maintenance and lubrication-free qualities. 
With industry 4.0, igus® condition monitoring products will eliminate the fear of unexpected downtime of your machines. Using an isense® energy chain in your production line will detect any fault in the chain, allowing you time to amend the problem and avoid any pause in production. 

Would you like more information about the range of products suitable for cosmetic manufacturing? Our experts will be happy to get in touch with you.
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Products suitable for cosmetic manufacturing


Delta robot

  • For loads up to 5.0[kg]
  • For precision requirements up to approx. 0.5mm
  • Suitable for pick and place applications
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e-skin® flat

  • Modular and compact design
  • Replace cables quickly
  • Suitable for cleanrooms according to IPA ISO
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guide roller

xiros® guide rollers

  • Lubrication-free
  • FDA-compliant components available
  • Length of the roller: 50mm-500mm available
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  • Easily cut to size
  • Wear resistant
  • Optional adhesive back
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SLW linear modules

  • Low-profile linear rails or robust high profiles
  • Variable carriage widths and lengths
  • Availability to configure a custom system online
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Drive cables

  • Suitable for Allen Bradley
  • Suitable for Siemens
  • Suitable for 22 more
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We can protect your products

FDA and EU compliant

Products manufactured in the cosmetics industry involve direct contact with the human body, such as skin and hair care products. Therefore it is vital that the manufacturing process complies with the highest hygiene grade under the EU-10/2011 standards.

igus® provides a vast range of FDA compliant products suitable for cosmetic manufacturing, including energy chains, plain bearings and tribo coating.
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Frequently asked questions about cosmetic manufacturing

What equipment is needed for cosmetic manufacturing?
Some of the main equipment used for cosmetic manufacturing include mixers and filling equipment. Many igus® products can be found within these types of equipment including plain bearings, linear guides, guide rings and energy chains.

Are your products suitable to use in conditions that require the highest hygeine standards?
Yes, igus® provides a vast range of FDA and EU-10/2011 compliant products suitable for cosmetic manufacturing. Find out more here-

I want to automate a cosmetic's production line, what igus® product is best suited for pick-and-place applications?
The drylin® delta robot's primary purpose is picking and placing objects, where it can perform up to 60 picks per minute. This can be increased by using more sophisticated PLCs to control the interpolation of the 3 x dryve D1 motor controllers.
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