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You can rely on the igus® quality Focus on the customer

igus® quality is confirmed. In accordance with the ISO 9001 and the IATF 16949 standards, whose implementations are regularly tested and certified, igus® has been operating a distinctive quality management system for many years. igus® GmbH's quality policy is based on the objective of identifying and meeting customer needs, and of always being a professional partner and reliable supplier. igus® is always committed to the manufacture of products with the highest quality standards and to develop innovative solutions.

Optical sorting system - 100% monitoring with up to 10 parts/s

Permanent batch testing to ensure the quality level

Test certificates and quality seal

Here you will find examples of certificates and quality seals. For further information, please contact us.

ISO 9001

igus® is ISO 9001 certified in the area of energy chains* with cables and assembly, as well as plastic plain bearings.

IATF 16949

igus® is ISO/TS 16949 certified in the field of energy chains with cables and assembly, as well as plastic plain bearings


The iglidur® and igumid materials have been tested for their components in accordance with 2011/65/EU (RoHS).

DESINA - Distributed and Standardized Installation Technology

chainflex® cables are manufactured according to the recommendation of the German Machine Tool Builders- Association (VDW) for the standardization of components, interfaces and connecting systems.

IPA clean room

Numerous igus® products have been granted the best possible classification - ISO Class 1 - by the IPA Fraunhofer Institute.

ESD applications

The material igumid ESD in gray color has been offering safety in explosion control and against electrostatic charge since June 2002

TÜV checks types

The construction type of igus® e-chain® and E-Tubes are checked by TÜV.


chainflex® cables are manufactured according to international standards.

TÜV noise test

igus® e-chain system® is convincingly low noise. In the TÜV acoustic lab and at the igus® GmbH, various energy supply systems were compared.

UL material approval

All igumid materials for e-chain® and E-Tubes have a UL material approval.


Approval of the Verband deutscher Elektrotechniker


Approval of the Canadian Standard Association.


Approval of the Commission Electrotechnique Internationale.


Approval of the Customer Equity

Supplier of the year

Number one position for the igus® GmbH. Supplier of the year 2004 at ThyssenKrupp MetalCutting

Certificate for the promotion of young talents

For its sustained dedication to training, igus® was awarded the certificate for the promotion of young talents by the German Federal Employment Agency in 2006.

Accredited training company

The German Chamber of Commerce adjudges igus® as a recognized training organization with "outstanding achievements in vocational training".

if Design Award

Already 32 igus® products have received the iF product design award since 1987.

red dot design award

In 2006, drylin® SHTS won the red dot design award.

Quality from the igus® test laboratory

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


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