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Tech up & cost down
motion plastics for the
textile industry

Maintenance-free and lubrication-free components

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


Our innovations in 2020 for textile machines

Extremely wear-resistant plain bearings for aluminium shafts

▲ Tech up

Low coefficient of friction

Up to three times longer service life in rotating and linear applications than iglidur J

▼ Cost down

Longer maintenance intervals thanks to very low wear properties

Find out more about iglidur E plain bearings

3D printing: electrostatically dissipative laser sintering material

Wear-resistant surfaces for coating

Maintenance-free guide rollers


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

  • 36-month guarantee
  • Unharnessed or harnessed
  • Developed for moving applications
  • Predictable service life

Individually manufactured special 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.


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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igus online tools

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

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