After several years as an industry manager for machine tools, I had the opportunity to see countless milling, turning and grinding machines. Each manufacturer produces a very special machine in its own way. With a lot of heart and soul, they try to get the utmost out of it. Serving as the connection between the […]
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 […]
The thread is a profiled indentation that runs along a helical line wound around a cylinder. The type of lead screw is defined by the profile shape, the pitch, the number of threads and the direction of rotation. You will find more terms related to lead screws in another blog post. Basically, lead screw drives are machine elements that convert rotary movement into linear motion. In this blog post we look at one of the common thread sizes: the 10×3 thread size.
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 […]
It is no secret that igus® is an advocate of non-lubrication of bearings. Simply put, lubrication is not required for igus® products. But that doesn’t stop customers from asking the recurring question: “Can I use WD-40 or another lubricant to grease my bearing?”