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Who likes to have greasy fingers?

Stefan Niermann | 11. March 2022

You might know this from your own children. They quickly eat a few fries and then wipe the greasy fingers on the T-shirt. Nobody likes to have greasy fingers – nobody likes to have grease stains on their clothes. If you work with machine elements such as ball bearings, gears or linear guides, it is […]

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How important is quiet in linear guides?

Stefan Niermann | 9. March 2022

Quiet machines and devices, whether in the household, laboratory or hospital, are easy on the nerves. Who does not know the sounds that disturb you directly. The elevator in the hotel at night, the dishwasher or the refrigerator that seems to reinvent itself in the evening. But the squeaking of a drawer when it is […]

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Exchange bearings from igus – save money and protect the environment

Ingo Urbach | 22. February 2021

Who wouldn’t want to improve their technology in the machine, save money and time and protect the environment at the same time? drylin® exchange bearings are the tool for designers and engineers to achieve exactly that. What are exchange bearings? drylin® exchange bearings are linear housings with exchangeable linear plain bearings. The components we produce […]

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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 […]

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Sensor adjustment with plain bearing technology: easy and reproducible

Bastian Mehr | 8. April 2020

If you are looking for a simple linear adjustment for sensors or cameras that are usually secondary, you will find a number of possible solutions. They should be simple, reproducible and cost-effective. What is the right system for me if I want to integrate it without great design effort? What are my requirements? If a […]

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