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Different industries need different solutions. Whether in mechanical engineering, motor vehicle manufacturing, intralogistics, in cleanrooms or 3D printing - igus offers customised support for special applications. igus has many years of experience and specialist consultants for many industries. The following overview is merely an extract. If your industry is not listed, please let us know. We're here to help.

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3D printer

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Components or ready-to-install system solutions for 3D printer construction – lubrication-free, durable and suitable for any installation space

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Aerospace

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Low-maintenance, robust and fire-proof: polymer products for special application areas in aviation, aerospace, airport equipment and drones/UAVs

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Agricultural engineering

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Robust polymer bearings for agricultural machinery, Low Cost Automation products for vertical farming and agricultural robots for smart farming

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Work platforms

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Maintenance-free in outdoor use and continuous operation: lubrication-free bearing technology and durable energy chains and cables for oblique axes.

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Vending machinery

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100% lubrication-free, quiet and durable: plain bearings, linear guides, energy chains and drive modules for fully automated systems

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Automotive industry

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Quiet, lightweight bearing technology for passenger vehicles | safe energy supply with e-chains in motor vehicles | 3D energy supplies for motor vehicle production

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Rail industry

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Polymer components for passenger and goods transport: resilient, weather-resistant and fire-proof according to EN 45545 and NFPA 130

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Construction machinery

Excavators

Robust, dirt-resistant bearing technology and energy supplies for excavators, wheeled loaders and work platforms

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Building material production

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The alternative to steel systems: modular polymer solutions for building material production in general and cement factories in particular

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Boats

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Products for interior and outdoor use: saltwater-resistant, lubrication-free, quiet and award-winning

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Camper vans

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Bearing technology for DIY removal of roof hatches, solar panels, furniture pull-outs, etc. in caravans

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Printing technology

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Quiet, cost-effective and resistant to pressure dust and paper dust: motion plastics for use in printing systems

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Renewable energies

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Durable in all weathers and in dirt and water: products for photovoltaic, solar thermal energy, hydro plants and wind turbines

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Bicycle technology

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Lightweight, dry-running polymer bearings instead of metal ones for 100 % maintenance-free forks, seat posts, rear frames, etc.

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Facade technology

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Polymer spherical bearings for use on interior and exterior facades: lightweight, cost-effective and long service life in all weather conditions

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Fitness and rehabilitation

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Polymer components for daily continuous operation in fitness equipment: tough, vibration-dampening, clean, light, quiet

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Fluid technology

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Maintenance-free, resistant plain bearings, spherical bearings and linear guides for pumps, valves and fittings

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Glass industry

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Temperature-resistant, splinter-proof and quick to install: energy supplies, special cables and bearing technology for glass production and processing

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Port cranes

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The reliable, low-maintenance alternative to busbar systems, festoons and coil systems: energy chains for port cranes

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Indoor cranes

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Energy supply solutions and cables for indoor and bridge cranes: customised, extremely durable, low-maintenance

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Wood industry

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Resistant to swarf, dust and dirt: energy supplies for woodworking machines and CNC machining centres

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Intralogistics

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Maintenance-free bearing technology and cost-saving energy supply systems for shuttle systems, SRUs and industrial vehicles

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Camera and film technology

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Linear guide construction kits for camera sliders: quiet, easy to install, maintenance-free, wear-free, with smooth operation

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Wastewater and sewage treatment plants

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Durable and cost-effective energy chains, cables and guide troughs for small sewage plants up to large wastewater treatment plants

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Composting plants

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Fail-safe, dirt and temperature-resistant components for use in composting and waste incineration plants and landfills

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Plastics machines

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Resistant to dust and heat, low-maintenance and durable: polymer solutions for extruders, injection moulding machines, etc.

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Shore power connections

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Energy supply systems for shore power supply for container, offshore and LNG terminals and ships: simple, durable, flexible

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Medical technology

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Lubrication-free, cleanroom-compatible and media-resistant: polymer solutions for X-ray robots, laboratory equipment, medical furniture, etc.

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Furniture making/industrial design

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Lightweight, quiet, and winner of multiple design awards: bearing technology and energy supplies for the furniture industry

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Model making

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Lightweight, robust polymer solutions with very small diameters and bend radii and micro-designs in all product areas

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Motorbike and scooter

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Robust, lightweight, and requiring no lubrication or maintenance: polymer plain bearings ensure better suspension fork, brake, and throttle valve performance

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Utility vehicles and lorries

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Wear-resistant and maintenance-free polymer bearing technology for more reliability in machine elements of utility vehicles

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Offshore

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Safe, resistant to salt water and maintenance-free: energy supplies for use on drilling vessels and oil rigs

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Oil and gas industry

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Energy supply for catwalks, pipe handling and top drive systems: resistant to dirt and vibration and robust in continuous operation

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Prostheses and ortheses

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Polymer bearing technology without lubrication, robust with thin walls, resistant to media and impacts and quiet

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Tyre production

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Maintenance-free energy supply systems and bearing technology for vulcanisation plants, tyre production machines, etc.

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Cleanroom

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Abrasion-resistant cleanroom components: specifically for moving elements, tested by the Fraunhofer Institute (IPA)

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Robots

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Three-dimensional moving energy chains for multi-axis robots – modular, easy to install, and quick to fill

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Shipbuilding industry

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Fail-safe energy chain systems and plain bearings for use in shipyards and on deep sea cranes and working ships

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Locks and dock facilities

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Economical, safe, durable: tailor-made and ready-to-install energy supply systems from a single source

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Bulk handling

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Solutions for bucket wheel excavators, conveyor belts, etc.: corrosion-free and resistant to dirt, chemicals and high temperatures

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Service robots

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Fail-safe cables for movement and maintenance-free bearing technology for a wide variety of service robotics applications

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Textile industry

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Dust-resistant, lubrication-free, maintenance-free solutions for bearing points and energy supply in textile processing machines

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Theatre/stage construction/lighting technology

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Solutions for the safe, quiet travel of trusses, stage lighting, stage sets etc.

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Packaging industry

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Cost-effective, FDA and EU-compliant components for the general packaging, beverage, and food industry

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Car wash

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Corrosion-resistant, maintenance-free bearing technology and energy supplies for use in wet, dirty and hot environments

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Machine tools

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Prevent failures with polymer solutions for everything from simple machine tools to complex automated production lines

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