Linear guide tech talks
Innovate linear motion products, how-to guides, problem solving with igus® and more.
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
Selecting the Right Position Indicator
Linear guides/lead screw tables can be assembled with supplementary accessories. In addition to hand wheels and clamps, analog position indicators are also available. A position indicator is used to d
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
Lower Drive Force and Friction with Hybrid Linear Bearings
Learn how hybrid linear bearings can reduce bearing friction, reduce required drive force, and allow system functionality without conforming to the 2:1 rule.
How can you convert rotary to linear motion?
Find out why lead screws are the ideal solution for converting rotary motion to linear motion.
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.
3 Tips for Selecting a Linear Slide Table
Review 3 quick tips to help make your linear slide table selection process easier.