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Belt-Driven Actuators vs. Lead Screw Systems
How to Install & Properly Measure Plastic Plain Bearings
Designing a True Maintenance-Free Pivot
Guide to Ball Bearing Materials
Since ball bearing components are available in different types of materials, weighing the pros and cons of a specific kind is an important part of the design process.
Complying With The Food Safety Modernization Act
Designing gliding cable carrier systems for large machinery
Robotic Cable Management Made Easy
Lower Drive Force and Friction with Hybrid Linear Bearings
Learn how hybrid linear bearings can reduce bearing friction, reduce required drive force, and allow system functionality without conforming to the 2:1 rule.
5 Reasons to replace PTFE bearings
Top 10 Reasons to Use Composite Plastic Bearings
Learn how making the switch from metal to composite plastic bearings can eliminate bearing maintenance, increase service life, reduce corrosion and wear, and more.
7 Cable Management Mistakes You Don't Know You're Making
Advances in automation technology mean that certain cable management rules have become outdated. In this tech talk, uncover seven common cable management mistakes as well as how to avoid them.
Unsupported vs Gliding Cable Carrier Applications
Learn differences between unsupported and gliding cable carrier applications, how to implement them into your application, and critical rules to follow during design and installation.
Caring for Cables
This tech talk goes over the basics of caring for cables, along with giving a few advanced tips that even the most experienced engineer could learn from.
Convert Rotary to Linear Motion
Discover differences between common types of lead screw technology, such as wear rate, explore a range of lead screw nut options, and more.
Cable Distribution Rules You Need to Obey
Uncover the main rules of cable management to ensure your cables have a long life.
7 Guidelines for Continuous Flex Cables
Learn the key design features that can ensure a continuous-flex cable will last for millions of cycles in your applications.
3 Methods for Installing a Cable Carrier Vertically
Learn important factors to consider when installing vertical cable carrier configurations, including standing, hanging, and zig-zag designs.
7 Guidelines for Cable Installation
Review 7 rules to maximize service life and performance of cables in your next application.
The 2:1 Rule and Defining Fixed/Floating Bearings
Get an expert advice on how to implement the 2:1 rule into your linear designs.
3 Tips for Selecting a Linear Slide Table