Content relating to drylin® self-lubricating linear, lead screw and belt-driven actuators
What is a Linear Actuator & Why Would You Want One?
Read about what actually defines a linear actuator & why they are more in-demand than ever, along with the various types available for linear motion applications.
drylin® linear actuators - Overview
Learn more about drylin® linear actuators here: https://www.igus.com/info/linear-actuators Or find a linear actuator that meets your application’s specific requirements here: https://www.igus.com/info
drylin® - Why Use a Linear Actuator?
Learn more about drylin® linear actuators here: https://www.igus.com/info/linear-actuators And you can try out our linear actuator configurator tools here: https://www.igus.com/info/online-tools#sect
drylin® Decision Tree: How to Choose Your Linear System
From linear bearings & slides to fully assembled actuators and gantries, this decision tree will help you find the linear system you are searching for.
drylin linear actuator & motor 2021 catalog
How Does a Linear Actuator Work?
Learn about the different kinds of linear actuators, as well as how both rod-style and track-style actuators work. Selection tips are included, as well as descriptions of component parts.
How to use the drylin® linear guides configurator
Click here to use the drylin® expert tool: https://drylin-linear-guides-expert.igus.tools/series?l=en&c=US Linear Systems Product Manager, Matt Mowry will you through how to use the linear guides con
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.
drylin ZLW for linear robotic applications
In this video the drylin ZLW linear robot system is explained in more detail by motion plastics specialist, igus. This modular drive system enables engineers to design and configure their own ready-to
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
How to Choose a Linear Actuator
In this post, read about the different types of linear actuators and how each one will work in regard to your machine or system.
How to Make a Linear Actuator Move Faster
For screw-driven linear actuators, change the lead screw’s pitch to increase speed. For example, instead of using a standard 10×2 pitch, increase it to 10×5, 10×10 or even 10×50.
How to use the drylin® HTS Lead Screw Actuator Configurator
Access the drylin® HTS lead screw-driven actuator configurator here: https://www.igus.com/drylinHTSConfigurator And you can learn more about the advantages our linear actuators here: https://www.igus.
New igus® linear bearing with easily replaceable liner
Watch Linear Bearing Product Manager, Matt Mowry, describe the benefits of the drylin W with its very easy to replace sliding liner. This allows engineers and maintenance personnel to replace the slid
What is a Linear Actuator Motor?
Learn about linear actuator motors from the ground up, starting with the definition of an actuator. Describes 3 types of motors and has a basic guide on how to choose the right one for your project.
How To Mount A Motor Onto An igus® Linear Actuator
In this post, read about what data is required when selecting the best motor for your application and how to mount it onto a linear actuator.
drylin® linear robot gantry system for pick and place: o-ring application
Learn more about low-cost igus gantry robots here: https://www.igus.com/info/gantry-robots Check out this gantry pick and place robot developed by commonplace robotics GmbH. This system employs the fo