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Sausage-, Fish- and Meat processing

Typical materials and products

To find in applications like:

Sausage filling machines


Bag filling system

Cold cuts machine

Application examples

Skinning machine for fish

Skinning machine for fish iglide® T500 or iglide® A500 plain bearing in various pivoting movements


Good wear resistance at high cycle rates

Chemical resistance against various detergents

FDA-approved high temperature solution iglide® A500 realized(direct contact with food)

Oscillating movements with different lifetime requirements

More application examples

Sausage link cutting machines

Clean, durable, and maintenance-free: polymer plain bearings in the food industry.

Salami cutter

With this application, salami is cut into slices. As with all applications in contact with food, here too lubricants cannot be used.

Ham cutter

This machine is also used for processing food, in this case raw ham.

Roller chains

iglide® plastic bushings in rust-proof roller chains on the high seas.

Lift platform in a meat processing plant

This meat processing plant uses lift platforms that enable employees to process meat vertically.

Product information

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