Exchange bearings from igus – save money and protect the environment

Ingo Urbach | 22. February 2021

Who wouldn’t want to improve their technology in the machine, save money and time and protect the environment at the same time? drylin® exchange bearings are the tool for designers and engineers to achieve exactly that. What are exchange bearings? drylin® exchange bearings are linear housings with exchangeable linear plain bearings. The components we produce […]

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10 potential savings with igus linear plain bearings – White paper free of charge

Ingo Urbach | 26. January 2021

Save money and get your Tech up – A daily challenge for many engineers and designers and our service offer for you. At igus, potential savings are not just hidden in the purchase price. Your machine or project will benefit from a lot of advantages through our products. Example: Self-lubricating polymers and absolute cleanliness Low part […]

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FDA-compliant linear technology for medical products comes from Cologne

Ingo Urbach | 26. May 2020

When the corona pandemic (COVID-19) broke out, many companies volunteered to manufacture medical products such as masks, gowns, ventilators and face shields. In addition to the FDA-compliant materials used for the actual masks, gowns, ventilators and face shields, the tools and machinery used to manufacture these products must also meet FDA compliance standards. Depending on […]

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Linear movement combined with a pivoting movement

Ingo Urbach | 19. May 2020

Rotating and linear sliding are now possible at the same time with the drylin® W linear/rotary guide igus presented the innovation for the first time during the igus digital trade show 2020 as a study. The new product consists of a PRT-04 slewing ring bearing on a drylin W rail with a wide support of […]

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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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