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Northampton, NN4 7PW

01604 677240
Tech up & cost down
motion plastics for the
food industry

FDA and EU-10/2011-compliant components made of high-performance polymers

In order to comply with the strict requirements for food hygiene and food safety in all stages of a process, igus® supplies you with plastic solutions for your food-processing machines and equipment. As these machine components have been specially developed for moving applications and do not require any lubrication, product contamination is ruled out completely.

New from April 2020

Six highlights in a four-minute video

Innovations for the food industry

Tech up, cost down - with new, food-compatible knife edge rollers for belt speeds of up to 1m/s.
You can find more information on these and further product innovations at our 400m2 trade show stand. You can either explore it virtually on your own or together with our industry expert. Make an appointment now for a guided virtual tour with individual consultation:

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iglidur A250 knife edge roller

Knife edge rollers for the food industry

▲ Tech up

Lubrication-free belt deflection

FDA and EU10/2011-compliant

▼ Cost down

Higher running performance


More about iglidur A250 knife edge rollers
iglidur A350 filament

Abrasion-resistant high-temperature filament

▲ Tech up

Up to +180°C, FDA-compliant, suitable for steam sterilisation

Up to 50% lower friction than with a PEEK filament

▼ Cost down

Lubrication-free and therefore maintenance-free

Costs 50% less than a PEEK filament

Find out more about iglidur A350
TriboCut service on the screen

CNC processing service for bar stock

▲ Tech up

Configure components, carry out the necessary calculations
and order them, all with just a few clicks of the mouse

▼ Cost down

Saves unnecessary waiting times and costs

Decisions can be made quickly

More information about TriboCut service

Free sample box for the food industry!

See for yourself the quality of our products for the food industry, which improve the performance of your equipment and reduce costs.

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Selected motion plastics for the food industry

iglidur® A181 plain bearings

iglidur® A181 plain bearings

Compliant with FDA and EU regulations

Good media-resistance

Universal installation

iglidur® A350 bar stock

iglidur® A350 bar stock


For use with temperatures up to +180 °C

Lubrication and maintenance-free

iglidur® A160 liner

iglidur® A160 liner

Low coefficient of friction

High wear resistance


Knife edge rollers

Knife edge rollers

High wear resistance

Long service life


igubal® fixed flange bearings

igbubal® flange bearing



Easy installation

Linear modules SLW

Linear modules SLW

Stainless-steel version and corrosion-free


Clean & hygienic

Use of igus® products in the food industry

Application examples of our customers

All the advantages of motion plastics for the food industry at a glance:

FDA-compliant polymers and certification according to EU regulation 10/2011

No lubrication, no product contamination

Temperature resistance


Low moisture absorption

Chemical resistance, acid resistance, resistance to alkaline and alcoholic cleaning agents


High wear resistance

iglidur® knife edge rollers in materials handling technology

Tested for media-resistance

Media-resistance test Media resistance test in this test, several iglidur plain bearings are tested in water with a temperature of 50°C as well as in cleaning agents.
Glance into the dry-tech test laboratory in the industry's largest test laboratory, iglidur plain bearings and drylin linear technology are tested.

White paper: Kolsterising and tribo polymers

White paper: Kolsterising and tribo polymers

Increased resistance to wear and corrosion for the packaging machines

Specifically in an industry reliant on quick, precise processing under hygienic and cost-effective conditions, the combination of kolsterising and high-grade plastics is expected to become the standard.

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