FAQ - When to use a linear plain bearing vs a recirculating ball bearing

March 17, 2021

Learn more about drylin® linear bearings and slides here: https://www.igus.com/info/drylin-linear-guides-overview And try out the linear guides configurator here: https://drylin-linear-guides-expert.igus.tools/series?l=en&c=US You can also learn more about the 2:1 rule in this tech talk: https://toolbox.igus.com/tech-talks/linearbearings2to1rule Oftentimes, engineers want to know when it’s appropriate to use linear plain bearings instead of ball bearings inside their applications. In this video, drylin® Product Manager Matt Mowry offers a few tips and things to consider when making that decision. Check it out!

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