Construction/Heavy Duty

  • How Do Plastic Linear Plain Bearings Work Without Lubrication?

    How Do Plastic Linear Plain Bearings Work Without Lubrication?

    In this post, Matt Mowry goes deeper into the construction of plastic linear plain bearings to demonstrate how they work without the need for any lubrication.

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  • Shaft considerations for bearing applications part 3: corrosion resistance

    Shaft considerations for bearing applications part 3: corrosion resistance

    In part three of the shafting considerations blog posts, Agriculture and Heavy Duty Industry Manager, Nick Van Tol covers the topic of corrosion resistance. How to spot it and avoid it!

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  • Sealed Bearings: What are the options?

    Sealed Bearings: What are the options?

    Sometimes the best solution is an antiquated one! This post reviews how a felt ring protects the bearing and shaft and helps avoid hundreds of hours of maintenance.

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  • Shaft considerations for bearing applications part 1: hardness

    Shaft considerations for bearing applications part 1: hardness

    Agriculture, construction, and heavy duty all deal with harsh, dirty, and corrosive environments. Your bearings have to hold up! Shaft hardness plays a major role avoiding maintenance.

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  • How to Manage Lateral Movement on Long-Travel Energy Chains

    How to Manage Lateral Movement on Long-Travel Energy Chains

    This blog post covers how to handle lateral deviations in long travel e-chain applications. It introduces the Floating Tow Arm and describes how it can be implemented to avoid damage & maintenance.

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  • Heavy Duty Linear Bearings Test0:23

    Heavy Duty Linear Bearings Test

    Did we need to set our linear slides on fire and run them over with a truck? No, but we did.

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  • Designing a true maintenance-free pivot

    Designing a true maintenance-free pivot

    We compared true maintenance-free designs with alternative designs. Discover what goes into creating a truly maintenance-free pivot.

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  • Dirt and dust resistant bearings and bushings for agriculture and heavy duty1:41

    Dirt and dust resistant bearings and bushings for agriculture and heavy duty

    Self-lubricating iglide® bearings and bushings are perfectly suited for dirty and dusty environments and can be direct substitutes for metal bearings. This video shows some of the many dirty environme

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  • Heavy Duty Stainless Steel Linear Guide | drylin® HTS2:12

    Heavy Duty Stainless Steel Linear Guide | drylin® HTS

    See how drylin HTS stands up against fire and being run over by a truck!

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  • Designing gliding cable carrier systems for large machinery

    Designing gliding cable carrier systems for large machinery

    Compared to cable reels, bus bars or festoon systems, plastic cable carrier systems are an extremely low maintenance, resilient solution which can reduce required installation space and reduce the len

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  • Construction Machinery Industry Solutions

    Construction Machinery Industry Solutions

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  • Tips and Tricks for Designing with Cable Carriers

    Tips and Tricks for Designing with Cable Carriers

    Cable carriers are an ideal way to protect cables, hoses, and all other lines throughout movement on modern machinery, while protecting them from abrasion, tangling, and over bending. In this eBook, e

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  • iglide® plastic bearings on a front loader test rig0:45

    iglide® plastic bearings on a front loader test rig

    Agricultural and heavy duty equipment is subject to harsh environments having to operate in dusty, dirty and all weather conditions. Metallic plain bearings and recirculating ball bearings can often b

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  • DryLin® Q torque resistant square linear guide0:50

    DryLin® Q torque resistant square linear guide

    Linear torque resistant, completely lubrication-free. The DryLin® Q linear construction kit offers users maximum design flexibility. Individual housing options such as solid plastic bearings and adjus

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