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  • The six advantages of linear plain bearings

    The six advantages of linear plain bearings

    Linear bearing systems create sliding technology for maximum design potential. The tribologically-optimized plastic liners, self-lubricating bearings customizable rails allow engineers the abi

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  • Everything you need to know about: Bearings

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  • e-spool: The next generation of the cable reel

    e-spool: The next generation of the cable reel

    The igus® e-spool is an alternative to traditional cable reels, which are used to guide cables and hoses in confined spaces. The e-spool system can guide several cables or media lines, including power

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  • IMTS 2018 - Highlights1:31

    IMTS 2018 - Highlights

    A quick recap of our biggest show to date - IMTS 2018! Thank you to all who had the chance to stop by. If you have any further questions from the show, do not hesitate to contact us at: https://w

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  • Innovative Ethernet Cables for Tomorrow's Standards

    Innovative Ethernet Cables for Tomorrow's Standards

    The technological advance of industrial automation and the increased need for networked connectivity have driven Ethernet protocol to be the cornerstone of today's modern cable applications. Ethernet

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  • Selecting the Right Position Indicator

    Selecting the Right Position Indicator

    Linear guides/lead screw tables can be assembled with supplementary accessories. In addition to hand wheels and clamps, analog position indicators are also available. A position indicator is used to d

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  • Four Ways to Drive a Slewing Ring Bearing

    Four Ways to Drive a Slewing Ring Bearing

    There are many new and innovative versions of slewing ring bearings on the market, including sliding slewing rings made with an iglide® polymer liner, hard-anodized aluminum rings or stainless-steel r

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  • Automated farming at Superwurm

    Automated farming at Superwurm

    A specialized business is using igus® components, almost exclusively, to automate labor-intensive processes. “Specialized” is the operative word here; the company is a fully-dedicated breeder of giant

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  • Belt-Driven Actuators vs. Lead Screw Systems

    Belt-Driven Actuators vs. Lead Screw Systems

    Pre-assembled linear slide tables from igus® are designed to save engineering time and resources. They are also flexible enough to meet the demands of a wide range of applications. The two most common

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  • triflex® for heavy-duty applications

    triflex® for heavy-duty applications

    igus® offers multi-axis robotic cable protection with triflex® energy chains. triflex® TRE chains are available in an "A" version or a "B" version. In this tech talk, learn why TRE.B was created and w

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  • 4 Considerations for selecting a shaft for use with iglide® bearings

    4 Considerations for selecting a shaft for use with iglide® bearings

    Choose the right shaft for your bearing is equally important as the bearings material when it comes to the lifespan of your bearings.

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  • triflex® A, B and C

    triflex® A, B and C

    Learn the differences between the A, B and C versions of triflex®, including applications suitable for each and design features.

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  • Inside the continous-flex cable test lab

    Inside the continous-flex cable test lab

    In this interactive eBook, igus® cable experts reveal their tried and true development and testing methods used to create guaranteed chainflex® continuous-flex cables.

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