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igus® inc.

PO BOX 14349

East Providence

RI 02914

+1 800 521 2747
+1 401 438 7270

Clean, quiet and cost-effective solutions for the printing industry in 24h.

The term 'printing technology' refers to numerous methods of duplicating masters and templates. In the same way, igus® motion plastics® refer to numerous tribologically optimized plastic products, which helps you to reduce the cost of your equipment and increase its service life. Whether this is due to the absence of no external lubrication and maintenance 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 guides for very high acceleration rates, abrasion-resistant and confirmed to be in account with IPA DIN EN ISO Class 1, super-quiet from 32 dB(A), very high data rates CAT7, 600 MHz and a cable guarantee against failure for 36 months .


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


Products for print technology:

Energy chains suitable for cleanrooms

e-chains for cleanrooms  

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

View our e-chains

Cables suitable for cleanrooms

cables for cleanrooms  

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

Visit the chainflex shop

Linear guides suitable for cleanrooms

Linear guides cleanroom  

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

Shop drylin® W Linear Guide Rails

iglide G plain bearings

iglide G plain bearings  

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

Shop iglide G bearings

xiros polymer ball bearing


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

Shop xiros radial ball bearings

igubal spherical bearings

igubal spherical bearings  

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

Shop igubal rod ends & bearings

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.

screen printing facility

Flat bed inkjet printer

Self-lubricating and cost-effective

Self-lubricating linear guide systems drylin W are used in a flat bed printer.

flat bed inkjet printer

Enveloping machines

Self-lubricating and maintenance-free

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

Enveloping machines