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Linear technology

Angular compensation in rail vehicle construction

Michael Hornung | 23. April 2020

Whether in a welded construction of a road/rail vehicle, or in the interior of a double-decker train; you have to work with tolerances everywhere and be able to compensate for them. Especially when linear, pivoting or rotary movements should continue to function without problems.

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Linear guides for limited installation space

Andreas Muckes | 22. April 2020

igus has many different linear guides in its product range. For example, drylin W offers a large modular system. drylin N is the first choice for extremely low-profile installation heights. drylin T is identical in construction to the usual recirculating ball bearing guides. A representative of the shaft guides is drylin R. Since some machine […]

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Severe contamination by salt or sugar … what must be observed?

Marco Thull | 17. April 2020

Wherever food or beverages are processed, filled or packed, contamination can occur. If it is salt or sugar, it is important to take a close look at the abrasive (rubbing/grinding) wear. In this way it can be determined what influence this has on the plain bearing or linear guide. In order to examine such contamination, […]

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iglidur polymer housing 2.0 – Off to the polymer revolution for shafts with RJUMP

Marco Thull | 17. April 2020

Extremely lightweight, low price and no lubrication required? – These are just three of many advantages offered by the iglidur polymer housing from igus®. Because the new RJUMP – which is the name of our new all-rounder among the linear housings – can do even more. Here are the advantages at a glance: Extremely low […]

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igus® 2019 as an exhibitor at the Rapid.Tech + FabCon in Erfurt

Dirk Zacharias | 26. June 2019

Experience 3D-printing with igus® live This year, too, we will be there to present our latest 3D printing innovations and products at the Erfurt trade fair. All topics related to Additive Manufacturing will be exhibited. We have everything that matters at our stand – from filaments and our FDM, SLS and SLA printing processes up […]

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