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

  • Linear bearing sound test: Plastic vs. Metal1:48

    Linear bearing sound test: Plastic vs. Metal

    We measure the amount of sound created when using different types of linear bearings. Noise can be a major factor when choosing choosing which linear bearing technology suites your application

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  • News from the dryspin test lab

    News from the dryspin test lab

    How do dryspin lead screw systems stack up against the competition?

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  • Selecting the Right Position Indicator

    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

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  • Want to try drylin linear slides for yourself?

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

    Tech Specs
  • igus dry tech test lab2:03

    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.

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  • Do you need the CAD drawings for igus parts?

    CAD library
  • Cell-stacking technology could change the future of organ transplant waiting lists

    Cell-stacking technology could change the future of organ transplant waiting lists

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  • The ACME Lead Screw System

    The ACME Lead Screw System

    One of the most common lead screw geometries in North American manufacturing is the ACME lead screw system. Designed with a trapezoidal shape, a flank angle of 29 degrees and a higher pitch than faste

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  • Fact vs Friction [Infographic]

    Fact vs Friction [Infographic]

    It’s time to put an end to the debate about the advantages of self-lubricating bearings over PTFE impregnated bearings.It’s time to put an end to the debate about the advantages of self-lubricating be

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  • Linear Motion Technology from igus®1:07

    Linear Motion Technology from igus®

    Self-lubricating linear motion technology for a maintenance-free application. This cost-effective pre-assembled system allows for high flexibility in design and simple installation for the best fricti

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  • Heavy Duty Stainless Steel Linear Guide | drylin® HTS2:12

    Heavy Duty Stainless Steel Linear Guide | drylin® HTS

    See how drylin HTS stands up against fire and being run over by a truck!

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  • Lower Drive Force and Friction with Hybrid Linear Bearings

    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.

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  • DryLin W toolkit for linear motion2:07

    DryLin W toolkit for linear motion

    This video walks through the features and benefits of the igus® Drylin W product line optimized for linear motion. Bearing blocks are made from die-cast zinc, aluminium, and stainless steel. The Dryli

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  • How can you convert rotary to linear motion?

    How can you convert rotary to linear motion?

    Find out why lead screws are the ideal solution for converting rotary motion to linear motion.

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  • drylin ZLW for linear robotic applications1:02

    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

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  • The 2:1 Rule and Defining Fixed/Floating Bearings

    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.

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  • 3 Tips for Selecting a Linear Slide Table

    3 Tips for Selecting a Linear Slide Table

    Review 3 quick tips to help make your linear slide table selection process easier.

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  • Ready to replace your older PTFE lined bearings?

    Ready to replace your older PTFE lined bearings?

    Compare how drylin® performs compared to bearings which use a PTFE-based, bonded liner, in both wear and friction testing.

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  • igus Free Design - Curved rails, custom guides, individual linear systems0:55

    igus Free Design - Curved rails, custom guides, individual linear systems

    Read more about the drylin® W carriage for curved rails: http://www.igus.com/wpck/16988/N16_06_01?playlistid=90&WT.mc_id=GPL&C=US&L=en

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  • drylin ACME and Imperial Nuts and Screws

    drylin ACME and Imperial Nuts and Screws

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  • Showing off the drylin® sample box at PACK EXPO1:14

    Showing off the drylin® sample box at PACK EXPO

    Request your free drylin® sample box: http://www.igus.com/wpck/15556/sample_drylinw?C=US&L=en

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