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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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Linear guide for furniture making?

Michael Hornung | 30. June 2019

What do I need a linear guide in a piece of furniture for? Perhaps “furniture fitting” is a better word to describe the task in this context. Furniture is becoming increasingly alterable: it changes seat positions and posture, table heights can be adjusted as required, doors slide ultra-silently, TV monitors are positioned in all directions, […]

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Linear guides for small installation spaces

Michael Hornung | 30. June 2019

“No room. ” Kitchen appliances, laboratory and analysis systems, 3D printers, furniture, lights and so on should be light and transparent and nevertheless be extremely flexible. And their elements should be easily adjustable, offer a high-quality adjusting feel, cost little money and still take up little installation space – also innovative, by the way, in […]

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Linear guides with detent

Michael Hornung | 30. June 2019

Fast, faster, further and even further. Longer service life, high efficiency and short downtimes are core requirements for linear guides. But not always. There are linear guides that are capable of completely different things: guides that are intended to be difficult to move; guides that stay in position when they are released, irrespective of whether […]

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