Linear bearings

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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 […]


At igus, industry 4.0 is combined with manual wear monitoring on linear carriages

Ina Hartmann | 17. April 2020

Is Industry 4.0 always digital? – This is the question you ask yourself when you take a closer look at the new drylin® W-isense linear carriage with LED display. Although igus isense technology in our liner allows connection to an online system for predictive maintenance, we were looking for a solution to make this possible […]