In the early days of Covid-19, our daily companion today, there was great uncertainty. In the health care system in particular, people were afraid that there were not enough ventilators. At that time, we at igus were thinking intensively about how we could provide support here, in a cost-sensitive manner. Especially as our lubrication-free high-performance […]
Linear axes and linear modules can be driven differently. Which system is the right one for me – lead screw drive or toothed belt drive?
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. […]
How does the production of a lead screw work? And what is the difference between the thread rolling and thread whirling manufacturing processes? To find out, we should first compare the two manufacturing methods of thread rolling and thread whirling.
Where are stainless steel linear modules used, and what advantages does stainless steel have over other materials such as aluminium?