iglide® - Optimized Bearings for the Construction Industry
Learn more about iglide® bearings for construction machinery here: https://www.igus.com/info/bearings-for-construction-machinery You can also contact igus® here with any questions or to discuss solut
Designing Skid Steers With a Shorter Preventative Maintenance Checklist
In this blog post, we’ll lay out typical preventative maintenance measures for skid steers and talk about how self-lubricating plastic parts help to shorten that checklist.
Shaft considerations for bearing applications part 2: roughness
In part 2 of the series we discuss shaft roughness and its effect on complex composite bearings.
Construction Machinery Industry Solutions
GKF shafting onesheet
Brief Overview - iglide® GKF Shafting
Learn more about GKF shafting here: https://www.igus.com/info/gkf-shafting Contact igus® here with any questions or to discuss GKF solutions your application: https://www.igus.com/info/contact-igus
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.
Designing a Pivot For Outdoor Heavy Duty Environments & Agriculture Webinar
To learn more about our solutions for agricultural machinery, visit our webpage: https://www.igus.com/info/industries-agriculture Access the “Designing a true maintenance-free pivot” tech talk here: h
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Heavy Duty Stainless Steel Linear Guide | drylin® HTS
See how drylin HTS stands up against fire and being run over by a truck!
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
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
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