Drive solutions for the Printing Industry

Printing industry products are part of everyday life, and many other industries rely on printed products in the form of packaging, instruction leaflets, forms, reports, advertising posters, flyers, labels and many other forms, not forgetting classic print media such as newspapers, magazines and books. As a result of

changes in consumer behaviour and the shift from print to online, the printing industry was one of the first to be affected by digitalisation.Despite a decline in the circulation of printed news media, the industry has overcome the challenge to demonstrate how online and print can work side-by-side for their mutual benefit.

Drive solutions for the Printing Industry by iwis

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Paper dust, exactly parallel running and tribological requirements are only some of the chain performance challenges posed by the printing industry. iwis chains guarantee trouble- and jolt-free conveying and precise positioning of paper sheets for printing, thus maximising machine availability.

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  • Reliability and extremely long service life
  • Highest possible length accuracy and pair tolerances
  • Optimum selection of materials and lubricants
  • Maintenance-free MEGAlife chains – for applications where relubrication is impossible or undesirable

iwis chains offer the user impeccable parallel or synchronous running, help with high-precision positioning, run smoothly and quietly, and significantly stronger than the standard requires. Other versions available are conveyor chains with extended pins, U-shaped attachments and multiple-strand connecting links.


Your iwis contact for the printing industry:

Nico Hirsch

Phone. +49 89 76909-1500

[email protected]

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Industrial Chains

Industrial Chains

iwis offers an extensive roller chain program for a wide range of industrial applications

in accordance with DIN and ANSI standards, as well as numerous special chains for a variety of uses. A complete overview. Learn more
CCM-S - The chain elongation monitoring system on JWIS chain



Chain Condition Monitoring

The CCM-S is the latest chain monitoring innovation from iwis.  With additional interfaces and sensors, it measures the wear elongation of chains in use and thus helps maintenance personnel to recognise in good time when the chain needs to be replaced due to wear elongation. Learn more
Sprockets industrial applications



Available in various designs : standard or customized

iwis offers an impressively wide range and broad stock of various sprockets with pilot bores, and has full production facilities in order to rapidly rework pilot bore sprockets to customers demands. Furthermore, iwis provides fully finished sprockets manufactured according to customer designs and drawings. Learn more
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Chain calculation and chain design

Chain calculation and chain design

finding solutions for your challenge

Our team of experienced engineers and designers constantly puts its store of technical know-how to practical use: finding solutions for the challenges of customer projects.  We support you. Learn more


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