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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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What are curved rails, and when are they used?

Ingo Urbach | 30. April 2020

The travel of single-axis motion systems is typically either rotary (in an arc or circle) or linear (a straight line). But some applications need a system that combines straight movement sections with curved ones. There are two types of curved systems. There are simple sections with constant radii. These are 90 or 180-degree curves with […]

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Camera sliders for the perfect shot

Ludmilla Dekker | 30. April 2020

Camera sliders for smooth camera guidance and a perfect shot with igus linear guides.

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