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

  • 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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  • 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® 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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  • Want to try drylin linear slides for yourself?

    Free sample kit
  • Walk-through - drylin® online lead screw product finder4:19

    Walk-through - drylin® online lead screw product finder

    Try out our lead screw product finder: https://drylin-leadscrew-drives-expert.igus.tools/requirements Or check out our lead screw configurator if you’ve already specced one into your application: http

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

    Tech Specs
  • Walk-through - drylin® online lead screw product finder4:19

    Walk-through - drylin® online lead screw product finder

    Try out our lead screw product finder: https://drylin-leadscrew-drives-expert.igus.tools/requirements Or check out our lead screw configurator if you’ve already specced one into your application: http

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  • Do you need the CAD drawings for igus parts?

    CAD library
  • Walk-through - How to design custom lead screws in 20 minutes or less7:41

    Walk-through - How to design custom lead screws in 20 minutes or less

    Access the drylin® lead screw configurator here: https://drylin-leadscrew-configurator.igus.tools/requirements?l=en&c=US Sourcing custom lead screws doesn’t have to be a time consuming and frustrating

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  • Walk-through - How to design custom lead screws in 20 minutes or less7:41

    Walk-through - How to design custom lead screws in 20 minutes or less

    Access the drylin® lead screw configurator here: https://drylin-leadscrew-configurator.igus.tools/requirements?l=en&c=US Sourcing custom lead screws doesn’t have to be a time consuming and frustrating

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  • drylin® catalog

    drylin® catalog

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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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  • 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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  • What is drylin SD?0:55

    What is drylin SD?

    Visit igus.com/leadscrews for more information.

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  • Aligning Rails 101

    Aligning Rails 101

    It is imperative to align your linear guide rails parallel to each other to operate efficiently. Read these 8 steps for ensuring proper rail alignment.

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  • Ball bearings vs. drylin

    Ball bearings vs. drylin

    Making the switch to a plastic sliding system can bring a number of advantages that metal cannot provide.

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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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  • How to assemble a zero or anti-backlash nut2:32

    How to assemble a zero or anti-backlash nut

    In this video igus® drylin® product Specialist, Nick Isabella, demonstrates how to install a zero backlash nut on a lead screw. Zero backlash or anti-backlash assemblies employ two nuts, which are for

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  • How to assemble a zero or anti-backlash nut2:32

    How to assemble a zero or anti-backlash nut

    In this video igus® drylin® product Specialist, Nick Isabella, demonstrates how to install a zero backlash nut on a lead screw. Zero backlash or anti-backlash assemblies employ two nuts, which are for

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