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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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Motor alignment on igus axis – this is how assembly works

Adriana Glazer | 29. September 2020

Anyone who has ever wanted to order an igus linear axis is inevitably asked at some point what orientation the motor should have. Left, centre, right, 0° or 90°? It all sounds like choosing your party before the local elections, but it is much easier than that. What is meant by motor alignment? By motor […]

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Individual linear rails – from the length to the hole pattern

Michael Hornung | 28. September 2020

Why the issue of linear rail length?  Does it matter, because it depends on every application and installation location? Yes, exactly right… The length is always different and individual. No two applications are the same. Suppose we build a piece of furniture and are looking for a linear guide. The available space inside the table […]

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dryspin lead screw technology

Zoe Moser | 25. September 2020

The dryspin lead screw technology was developed and patented in 2016 by the drylin lead screw technology development team. Particular emphasis was placed on increasing service life and improving efficiency. The dryspin product portfolio includes high-helix lead screws made of stainless steel or aluminium and the matching lead screw nuts made of igus high-performance polymers.

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Multi-start thread

Zoe Moser | 18. September 2020

In this post we will go into more detail about the threadability or number of threads. What do the two terms actually stand for and what is their significance for my application? Single-start lead screws, as the name suggests, consist of only one single thread pitch (single start). In other words, by pitch …

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