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Lubrication-free and maintenance-free products for the textile industry

In the textile industry, using lubrication-free and dust-resistant components has top priority. With the maintenance-free and tribologically optimised high-performance polymers from igus, these and many other requirements are fully complied with. igus products require no additional lubrication and impress due to their long service life and smooth running, even at high cycle rates in textile machines.

Benefits of igus products:

  • Cost-effective
  • Save installation space and weight
  • Maintenance-free for 24/7 use
  • Fast delivery and easy assembly
  • Complete system or individual components with no minimum order quantity
  • Service life calculation
  • Low noise and low vibration

The huge motion plastics sample box

Trying things out made easy: with the igus corner, you always have the most recent motion plastics that are suited for your individual industry sector at hand. 
 
We will bring the display to you, assemble it upon request and fill the compartments with the products of your choice. Or you can set it up yourself. As a permanent exhibition or for a limited period of time.
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Free sample box for textile machines

See for yourself the quality of our motion plastics
The sample box contains the most important information and igus products for typical applications in the textile industry. These include among others energy supplies, plain bearings, pillow block bearings, clip bearings, spherical bearings and ball bearings, cables, tribo-tape and linear guides.
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Selected products for the textile industry

xiros ball bearings

xiros radial deep groove ball bearings

  • Lubrication and maintenance-free and washable
  • Lightweight
  • Corrosion-resistant
  • Dirt-resistant
iglidur plain bearings

iglidur plain bearings

  • Lubrication and maintenance-free 
  • Resistant to corrosion and dirt
  • High resistance to pressure and wear
  • Low coefficient of friction
  • High mechanical dampening
igubal

igubal spherical bearings

  • Lubrication and maintenance-free 
  • Extremely cost-effective
  • Insensitive to dust and dirt
  • Corrosion-free
  • Can be used in liquid media
drylin W

drylin W linear guide

  • Extremely cost-effective
  • Lubrication and maintenance-free 
  • Corrosion-resistant
  • Quiet operation
  • Lightweight
E2.000

Energy supply systems

  • High torsional resistance
  • Smallest inner heights and bend radii
  • Available as e-chains or fully enclosed e-tube
  • Cable-friendly interior
  • Extender crossbar for guiding suction hoses, for example
Chainflex cables

chainflex cables

  • Four-year guarantee
  • Unharnessed or harnessed
  • Developed for moving applications
  • Predictable service life
Custom plain bearings

Your component made to your design in the desired quantity and material

Special solutions are just as much part of the igus product range as standard parts. Our experts match the choice of the manufacturing process and the component material precisely to your needs. The right material for your purposes is selected from a wide range of wear-resistant and maintenance-free high-performance polymers.
Apiro gearbox

Customised automation system with the Apiro® modular gearbox system

Implement individual automation applications with the drygear® Apiro® modular gearbox system in an extremely modular and cost-effective way.
Typical application areas are lane adjustments, pusher tasks, gearboxes with various gear ratios, slewing rings and rotary axes.

Tested in the test laboratory for use in the real world

Glance into the dry-tech test laboratory: In the industry's largest test laboratory, iglidur plain bearings and drylin linear guides are tested regarding stress, wear and friction properties.
Glance into the test laboratory for e-chains and chainflex cables: At a total of 180 test stations, more than 10 billion test cycles are carried out per year with energy chains and igus cables.

Successfully in use in the textile industry


Product brochure for the textile industry

Important information about our products and services
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Online tools

igus online tools

Configure desired product online, calculate service life, reduce process costs


The terms "igus", "Apiro", "chainflex", "CFRIP", "conprotect", "CTD", "drylin", "dry-tech", "dryspin", "easy chain", "e-chain", "e-chain systems", "e-ketten", "e-kettensysteme", "e-skin", "e-spool", "flizz", "ibow", "igear", "iglidur", "igubal", "igutex", "kineKIT", "manus", "motion plastics", "pikchain", "readychain", "readycable", "ReBeL", "speedigus", "triflex", "robolink", "xirodur", and "xiros" are legally protected trademarks of the igus® GmbH/ Cologne in the Federal Republic of Germany and where applicable in some foreign countries.

igus® GmbH points out that it does not sell any products of the companies Allen Bradley, B&R, Baumüller, Beckhoff, Lahr, Control Techniques, Danaher Motion, ELAU, FAGOR, FANUC, Festo, Heidenhain, Jetter, Lenze, LinMot, LTi DRiVES, Mitsubishi, NUM,Parker, Bosch Rexroth, SEW, Siemens, Stöber and all other drive manufacturers mention on this website. The products offered by igus® are those of igus® GmbH