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Drive technology

Construction and assembly of lead screw motors – the basics

Adriana Glazer | 20. November 2020

As a well-known manufacturer of engineering plastics, igus has meanwhile established itself in the minds of the engineering universe. But around these core products a huge product world has developed with over 10,000,XXX different products. One of them is the lead screw motor. As the name suggests, a lead screw motor consists of a lead […]

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Bearing replacement for linear axes with toothed belt drive

Thomas Urbach | 30. September 2020

The bearing replacement for linear axes with belt drive is usually very time-consuming and complex. But it is easier, faster and cost-effective. How to find out here in this blog.

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Linearachsen mit Spindelantriebe oder Zahnriemenantrieb

Which linear axis drive is the right one for me?

Thomas Urbach | 15. July 2020

Linear axes and linear modules can be driven differently. Which system is the right one for me – lead screw drive or toothed belt drive?

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How do you combine your favourite motor with igus linear axes?

Adriana Glazer | 10. July 2020

Have you have always asked yourself: “How do I attach our motor to an igus linear axis?” No? We’ll answer it anyway. igus is a manufacturer of linear axes. The mechanical transmission of the drive forces is carried out by a toothed belt or a lead screw in combination with our tribologically optimised high-performance polymers. […]

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Low-cost plate handling laboratory

Ulf Hottung | 20. June 2020

Why use automation in the laboratory? Many small laboratories want to optimise their processes and increase their throughput rates but recoil at the frequently high costs and time-consuming integration work, when only simple combinations of devices or magazines are required. Until now, many routines such as “insertion/removal” have been performed manually, which ties up personnel […]

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