Content relating to drylin® self-lubricating linear bearings, guides, slide tables, and gantries
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
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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]
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®
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
Heavy Duty Stainless Steel Linear Guide | drylin® HTS
See how drylin HTS stands up against fire and being run over by a truck!
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.
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
How can you convert rotary to linear motion?
Find out why lead screws are the ideal solution for converting rotary motion to linear motion.
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
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.
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.
igus Free Design - Curved rails, custom guides, individual linear systems
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drylin ACME and Imperial Nuts and Screws
Showing off the drylin® sample box at PACK EXPO
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igus® introduces the DryLin Curved Rail
igus® DryLin® self-lubricating linear systems now offers profile rails curved to customers’ exact requirements. These curved rails are made from hard anodized aluminum, which offers exceptional fricti
Drylin stopmotion adjustable guides
igus® has developed an easy way to apply firm hold and predictable adjustment distances to linear motion guides in the Drylin W line. This new line features a preloaded ball and plunger, lightly prel
Robolink vs. DryLin® - The Checkers Championship
The Robolink D modular robotic arm and DryLin® linear guide system face off in a fully-automated game of checkers. Check out how igus products can enhance your automation applications at http://www.ig