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Linearachsen mit Spindelantriebe oder Zahnriemenantrieb

Which linear axis drive is the right one for me?

Thomas Urbach | 15. July 2020

Linear axes and linear modules can be driven differently. Which system is the right one for me – lead screw drive or toothed belt drive?

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Weight reduction for rail tools

Thorsten Mersch | 6. July 2020

Drilling, grinding and welding tools are needed to carry out minor repairs to the track. If the employee is lucky, the place of work is right next to a railway crossing. If he is unlucky, he often has to carry all the tools and equipment with difficulty to the construction site. Therefore the manufacturers of […]

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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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linearlager lebensende

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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