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My iglidur plain bearing breaks when it is being installed.

Lars Butenschön | 9. July 2019

For uncomplicated and easy installation of our plain bearings, we recommend –    a burr-free clean housing hole, ideally with slight chamfering –    the hole tolerance H7 –    ensuring that the plain bearing is not more than 2 % larger than the hole before it is press-fitted –    installation by means of a flat press without […]

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The assembly advantage of a split linear plain bearing

Michael Hornung | 5. July 2019

As an alternative to lubricated ball bushings, there is the clean self-lubricating alternative of a linear plain bearing adapter. The two cylindrical types have identical installation heights and can be installed in any linear housing. The assembly in the housing is also identical for both bearings. With a split housing, the replacement of the bearing […]

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Who will install the system for me?

Phillip Hagedorn | 1. July 2019

All igus solutions are easy to install. There are also installation information and instructions for many igus products. In addition, igus offers a service whereby installation of the complete system is carried out by the igus service team directly on site. You therefore end up with a complete solution from a single source and, what’s […]

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Installation and clearance adjustment of automatic TWA linear carriages

Michael Hornung | 30. June 2019

The automatic TWA linear carriages always require a minimum amount of clearance between carriage and rail. They are delivered ready to install with three adjusting keys. Assembly Insert all three keys into the carriage and “unlock” it by turning them anti-clockwise. Push the automatic TWA linear carriage onto the hard-anodised TS-01 rail. In the unloaded […]

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Installation and clearance adjustment of QWE linear carriages

Michael Hornung | 30. June 2019

The QWE linear carriages are delivered with a transport securing device, which simultaneously simplifies installation considerably. It is recommended that the securing device be retained for possible removal in future. Assembly The AWMQ hard-anodised, torque-resistant rail profile is pushed through the carriage. When this is done, the transport securing device is pushed out. (For removal, […]

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