Category: Linear guides

Can I monitor the wear of my bearing systems?

igu-blog-adm | 2. July 2019

At igus, we have the right sensors for linear systems, slewing ring bearings and plain bearings in the product range. They all belong to the products, which enable predictive maintenance. DLT.W – Sensor for wear in drylin T linear systems Is integrated in the liner Reports wear of the liner in good time This allows […]

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Corrosion protection of linear guides?

Michael Hornung | 30. June 2019

Enquiries about protection of linear guides against corrosion are made very often as they are used in all possible environments. Indoors, I “only” need the appropriate lubrication. In the garage, it can generally be damper. Used outside, of course, it comes into contact with rain, snow, heat and low temperatures as well as dirt and […]

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Grease linear guides?

Michael Hornung | 30. June 2019

The question regarding the protection of linear guides against corrosion is asked very often as they are used in all possible environments. Indoors, I “only” need the appropriate lubrication. But even in the garage, it can be damper. Used outdoors, of course, the linear guide comes into contact with rain, snow, heat and low temperatures […]

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Bearing change on the rail in 30 seconds

Michael Hornung | 30. June 2019

An outstanding component of the modular drylin W linear system is the WJ200UMA exchange bearing. With this type of linear bearing, the liner can be changed directly on the rail. No linear housing, no linear carriage, no linear module, no delta robot needs to be removed for this. All four bearings can be replaced in […]

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Are lightweight linear guides the future?

Michael Hornung | 30. June 2019

A linear guide made of aluminium, plastic or carbon? But it is not very durable. A linear guide must be made of steel, only then is it any good. And that’s true: In many applications involving the dynamic movement of high loads, linear guides made of steel are the first choice. But times have changed; […]

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