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Linear technology

Production of a lead screw

Zoe Moser | 5. June 2020

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.

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What happens when a linear bearing has reached the end of its service life?

Michael Hornung | 29. May 2020

Most linear bearings, whether with metallic balls, rolling elements, coating or bonded elements, cannot be reused because of their design. For the user this usually means ordering new linear housings. This results in costs for re-procurement and delivery times. Proper disposal is also an additional challenge. Many bearings must be disposed of in hazardous waste […]

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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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Vending machines changing: mechanics in harmony with digitalisation

Andrej Schmidt | 13. May 2020

New vending machines score points with functions such as contactless payment or efficient access control. They use modern data loggers to analyse customer preferences.

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Heavy-duty thread

Zoe Moser | 4. May 2020

When threads are used in heavy-duty applications, they must meet many requirements. One of the most important aspects for heavy loads is the stability of the threads under high axial and radial loads. But does this also work with lead screw nuts made of polymer? Clear answer: Yes! The drylin lead screw technology development team has set itself the task of developing a robust alternative to the flange lead screw nut.

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