When to Use a Linear Plain Bearing vs a Recirculating Ball Bearing? | FAQ

Oftentimes, engineers want to know when it’s appropriate to use linear plain bearings instead of ball bearings inside their applications. In this video, drylin® Product Manager Matt Mowry offers a few tips and things to consider when making that decision. Check it out!

Learn more about drylin® linear bearings and slides here: https://www.igus.com/info/drylin-linear-guides-overview

And try out the linear guides configurator here: https://drylin-linear-guides-expert.igus.tools/series?l=en&c=US

You can also learn more about the 2:1 rule in this tech talk: https://toolbox.igus.com/tech-talks/linearbearings2to1rule