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Linear technology

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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10 potential savings with igus linear plain bearings – White paper free of charge

Ingo Urbach | 26. January 2021

Save money and get your Tech up – A daily challenge for many engineers and designers and our service offer for you. At igus, potential savings are not just hidden in the purchase price. Your machine or project will benefit from a lot of advantages through our products. Example: Self-lubricating polymers and absolute cleanliness Low part […]

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Individual linear rails – from the length to the hole pattern

Michael Hornung | 28. September 2020

Why the issue of linear rail length?  Does it matter, because it depends on every application and installation location? Yes, exactly right… The length is always different and individual. No two applications are the same. Suppose we build a piece of furniture and are looking for a linear guide. The available space inside the table […]

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How do you combine your favourite motor with igus linear axes?

Adriana Glazer | 10. July 2020

Have you have always asked yourself: “How do I attach our motor to an igus linear axis?” No? We’ll answer it anyway. igus is a manufacturer of linear axes. The mechanical transmission of the drive forces is carried out by a toothed belt or a lead screw in combination with our tribologically optimised high-performance polymers. […]

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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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