Linear Bearings and Slides

Content relating to drylin® self-lubricating linear bearings, guides, slide tables, and gantries

  • Five Industries That Benefit From Plastic Linear Plain Bearings

    Five Industries That Benefit From Plastic Linear Plain Bearings

    In this post, drylin® Product Manager, Matt Mowry, discusses five industries that greatly benefit from dry-running plastic linear plain bearings.

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  • drylin® linear actuators - Overview1:48

    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

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  • The six advantages of linear plain bearings

    The six advantages of linear plain bearings

    Linear bearing systems create sliding technology for maximum design potential. The tribologically-optimized plastic liners, self-lubricating bearings customizable rails allow engineers the abi

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  • What the Heck is a Linear Plain Bearing?

    What the Heck is a Linear Plain Bearing?

    Read this post to learn about the differences between linear plain bearings and recirculating ball bearings for linear motion applications.

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  • Ready to choose the best linear slide for your application?

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  • 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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  • Designing drylin® linear bearing systems faster17:33

    Designing drylin® linear bearing systems faster

    Try out the drylin® linear guides configurator here: https://www.igus.com/iglidurConf/Iglidur/Step1 Did you know that igus® offers a free online configurator and lifetime calculator for its linear gui

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  • How to use the drylin® linear guides configurator4:35

    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

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  • drylin® W linear bearing - assembly, disassembly, & replacement4:04

    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

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    drylin® catalog

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  • Shaft considerations for bearing applications part 2: roughness

    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.

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  • Belt-Driven Actuators vs. Lead Screw Systems

    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

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  • What is a Linear Actuator & Why Would You Want One?

    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.

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  • A slide-in camper that slides out instead of popping up for 25% more space

    A slide-in camper that slides out instead of popping up for 25% more space

    Read about how drylin® linear slides enable this camper to smoothly expand by sliding out, instead of the traditional pop-up system.

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  • Why Do We Offer So Many Online Tools? I Learned from Experience

    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.

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  • 5 Ways to Engineer Bearings into Your Products While Working from Home

    5 Ways to Engineer Bearings into Your Products While Working from Home

    Many people are working from home right now, including mechanical design engineers, and that can make it a bit more difficult to complete certain tasks. This list of 5 free online resources can help.

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  • How to change a drylin® W linear bearing liner0:39

    How to change a drylin® W linear bearing liner

    Ever wonder how long it takes to change a drylin® W linear bearing liner? Learn more about drylin® here: https://www.igus.com/info/drylin-linear-guides-overview

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  • drylin® TKE Assembly Instructions

    drylin® TKE Assembly Instructions

    Learn how to assemble and adjust the drylin® TKE linear system. This system is adjustable using the "turn-to-fit" system for the vertical and horizontal clearances.

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  • drylin® W Mounting Instructions

    drylin® W Mounting Instructions

    Learn how to properly mount drylin® WJ and WK systems

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  • drylin T Clearance Adjustment Instructions

    drylin T Clearance Adjustment Instructions

    Learn how to properly adjust the clearance on the drylin® T linear system. This guide explains how to adjust the clearance on both the drylin®T and the drylin®T Automatic

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  • What is drylin SD?0:55

    What is drylin SD?

    Visit igus.com/leadscrews for more information.

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