igus quality is confirmed. In accordance with the ISO 9001 and IATF16949 standards, whose implementation is regularly tested and certified, igus has been operating a distinctive quality management system for many years. Our quality policy is based on the objective of identifying and meeting customer needs, and of being a professional partner and reliable supplier. igus is always committed to manufacturing products with the highest quality standards and to developing innovative solutions.
igus® is certified according to DIN EN ISO 9001 in the area of energy chains with cables and harnessing as well as polymer plain bearings.
igus is certified according to ISO/TS 16949 in the area of energy chains with cables and harnessing as well as polymer plain bearings.
We are certified according to ISO standard 14001, a recognised basis for environmental management systems.
Our energy management
system is certified according to the international standard ISO 50001:2018.
The iglidur and igumid materials have been tested for their components in accordance with 2011/65/EU (RoHS).
Brand promise "igus 36-month chainflex cable guarantee and service life calculator based on 2 billion test cycles per year" certified by UL
chainflex cables are manufactured based on the recommendation of the Verein Deutscher Werkzeugmaschinenfabriken (VDW = Association of German Machine Tool Industry) for the purpose of standardising components, interfaces and connecting systems.
Various igus products are certified with the best classification possible, ISO class 1, by the IPA Fraunhofer Institute.
igumid ESD material in grey, has been offering explosion protection and protection against electrostatic build-up since June 2002.
igus e-chains and e-tubes have been tested by the TÜV regarding their construction.
igus e-chain systems operate silently. Various energy supply systems have been compared in the TÜV acoustic laboratory and at igus GmbH.
chainflex cables are manufactured according to international standards.
All igumid materials for e-chains and e-tubes have got the UL material approval.
Approval by the "Verband Deutscher Elektrotechniker"
Approval by the Canadian Standards Association.
Approval by the Commission Electrotechnique Internationale.
Approval by Customer Equity
The German chamber of industry and commerce (IHK) in Cologne adjudged us as a recognised training company with "outstanding achievements in vocational training".
Since 1987, igus products have regularly received the iF Design Award.
Since 2006, igus products have received the Red Dot award more than once.
Applications with a high cycle life, at high speeds and accelerations and under demanding environmental conditions require testing to ensure correct function. This is especially true for energy chains and cables as well as polymer plain bearings and linear systems. igus conducts tests continuously in its in-house laboratory under real conditions.
Test laboratory for energy chains
Test laboratory for cables
Test laboratory for plain bearings
Test laboratory for linear technology
Test laboratory robolink