Format adjustments in packaging machines

Bastian Mehr | 30. April 2020

There is probably nothing worse than a non-functional format adjustment that brings the entire production line to a standstill. You want to focus on the important things, not maintain and grease metallic lead screw nuts.

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Plain bearing prototypes for new developments or tests

Jan Michels | 30. April 2020

When a new product is being developed or shortly before a food, packaging, or beverage machine test phase, receiving prototype samples of a plain bearing or other components as quickly as possible can be very important. iglidur polymer bar stock allows such components to be manufactured easily … with no minimum order quantity. It is […]

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Shaft coating: nitride or galvanise?

Lars Butenschön | 30. April 2020

The number of plain bearing solutions is virtually infinite, and there are no fewer designs of suitable – and unsuitable – shaft materials. In fact, different shaft materials and their coatings can create completely different wear patterns for the same plain bearing. This blog entry will deal with two frequently used shaft coatings and consider […]

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Camera sliders for the perfect shot

Ludmilla Dekker | 30. April 2020

Camera sliders for smooth camera guidance and a perfect shot with igus linear guides.

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What are curved rails, and when are they used?

Ingo Urbach | 30. April 2020

The travel of single-axis motion systems is typically either rotary (in an arc or circle) or linear (a straight line). But some applications need a system that combines straight movement sections with curved ones. There are two types of curved systems. There are simple sections with constant radii. These are 90 or 180-degree curves with […]

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