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igus® solutions for the
printing industry

Clean, quiet and cost-effective solutions for print technology in 24hrs.

The term printing technology refers to numerous methods of duplicating masters and templates. In the same way, igus motion plastics refers to numerous tribologically optimised plastic products, which help you to reduce the cost of your equipment and increase its service life. This may be due to the lack of need for lubrication and maintenance or due to our dry-running bearing elements or due to fail-safe cables and optimum cable guidance. From our range of 100,000 modular products, we always offer the right solution whatever the requirements are. Extremely low-vibration energy supplies for very high acceleration rates, abrasion-resistant and confirmed to be in accordance with IPA DIN EN ISO Class 1, super-silent from 32 dB(A), very high data rates CAT7, 600 MHz and a cable guarantee of 36 months against failure.

The benefits of igus products for print technology:

  • Lubrication and maintenance-free
  • Insensitivity to print dusting powder and paper dust
  • Vibration dampening
  • Quiet (32 dB(A))
  • Corrosion-resistant
  • Available from stock

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Large format printer  

Products for print technology:

Energy chains that are suitable for cleanrooms

Energy chains that are suitable for cleanrooms  

  • Extremely quiet and low-vibration
  • Weight saving of approximately 30%
  • Cost-effective

Cables that are suitable for cleanrooms

Cables that are suitable for cleanrooms  

  • Highly flexible cables
  • For high speeds and accelerations
  • 36-month guarantee

Linear guides that are suitable for cleanrooms

Linear guides that are suitable for cleanrooms  

  • High strength
  • Easy installation, maintenance-free
  • Resistant to dirt due to dry operation

iglidur G plain bearings

iglidur G plain bearings  

  • High wear resistance
  • Resistance to dust and dirt
  • Cost-effective

xiros polymer ball bearing

xiros polymer ball bearing  

  • Up to 40% cheaper and 60% lighter
  • 100% lubrication-free
  • Temperature-resistant from -40 to +80°C

igubal spherical bearings

igubal spherical bearings  

  • Up to 80% lighter than metal bearings
  • Low-friction dry operation
  • Resistant to dust and dirt

igus products in use in print technology

"Virtu" large format printer

Quiet and low-vibration printing

To avoid any vibration when printing on sheet metal, foils, textiles and papers, the company Spühl AG decided to use the low-vibration energy chain E6 in large format printers.

Screen-printing facility

Linear guides are resistant to dirt, dust, moisture and vibration

igus linear guides are used in environmental conditions with dirt, dust and moisture in silk screening machines. Furthermore, they are precise and operate with low vibration.

Flat bed inkjet printer

Lubrication-free and cost-effective

Lubrication-free linear guide systems drylin W are used in a flat bed printer.

Enveloping machines

Lubrication-free and maintenance-free

Linear guides drylin T are used in enveloping machines. They require no maintenance or lubrication.

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