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.
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.
drylin linear actuator & motor 2021 catalog
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® 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
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.
FAQs: drylin® Delta Robots
Get the answers to the questions engineers have most about our drylin® delta robots
Why Do We Offer So Many Online Tools? I Learned from Experience
Many of our customers ask us, "Why do you guys offer so many online tools? Should we use them?" Read a personal experience from our drylin® product manager that taught him the importance of tools.
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 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
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
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
dryve D3, DC-Motor Control System Assembly
We are excited to share the new DC-Motor Control System designed to be used with or without higher level controls. The following is a step- by- step guide to get your igus actuator moving with the new
drylin® W linear bearing - assembly, disassembly, & replacement
Learn more about drylin® W: https://www.igus.com/info/linear-guides-drylin-w-overview Wondering how to remove and reinstall your drylin® W bearing liners? What about how to ensure that they’re properl
delta robot from igus®
The igus® delta robot provides a thrifty and simple automation solution for pick-and-place tasks. These maintenance-free, lightweight robots start at $6,200 and are available in easy-to-assemble kits
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
igus dry tech test lab
Take a look inside the igus® self-lubricating bearings lab. Over 15,000 tribology tests are run each year in our massive 29,600 square foot lab. Learn more at www.igus.com/testlab.
3 Tips for Selecting a Linear Slide Table
Review 3 quick tips to help make your linear slide table selection process easier.
Linear bearing corrosion resistance test
This video puts standard greased recirculating ball linear bearings against the igus drylin t self-lubricated sliding bearings in a corrosion test. Watch as both linear systems are submerged in water