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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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FDA-compliant linear technology for medical products comes from Cologne

Ingo Urbach | 26. May 2020

When the corona pandemic (COVID-19) broke out, many companies volunteered to manufacture medical products such as masks, gowns, ventilators and face shields. In addition to the FDA-compliant materials used for the actual masks, gowns, ventilators and face shields, the tools and machinery used to manufacture these products must also meet FDA compliance standards. Depending on […]

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Linear movement combined with a pivoting movement

Ingo Urbach | 19. May 2020

Rotating and linear sliding are now possible at the same time with the drylin® W linear/rotary guide igus presented the innovation for the first time during the igus digital trade show 2020 as a study. The new product consists of a PRT-04 slewing ring bearing on a drylin W rail with a wide support of […]

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Linear guides for limited installation space

Andreas Muckes | 22. April 2020

igus has many different linear guides in its product range. For example, drylin W offers a large modular system. drylin N is the first choice for extremely low-profile installation heights. drylin T is identical in construction to the usual recirculating ball bearing guides. A representative of the shaft guides is drylin R. Since some machine […]

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Severe contamination by salt or sugar … what must be observed?

Marco Thull | 17. April 2020

Wherever food or beverages are processed, filled or packed, contamination can occur. If it is salt or sugar, it is important to take a close look at the abrasive (rubbing/grinding) wear. In this way it can be determined what influence this has on the plain bearing or linear guide. In order to examine such contamination, […]

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