This video puts standard greased recirculating ball linear bearings against the igus drylin t self-lubricated sliding bearings in a corrosion test. Watch as both linear systems are submerged in water and vinegar.
igus® delta picker robot in action
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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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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
igus® House of Horrors - powered by the drylin D3
Late at night when all igus employees have gone home, something creepy is going on in the drylin® laboratory. The drylin® dryve D3 DC motor controller, drylin® W slides, and some creative props make a
How to switch to plastic bearings
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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
Building human organs is underway with cell-stacking technology
Pick-and-place automation has progressed beyond machine manufacturing and into the world of human anatomy. Research engineers at Brown University are building tiny versions of human organs, one micro-
Automated farming at Superwurm
Read how igus empowers automated farming at a worm farm via cable carriers, self-lubricating plastic bearings, linear slide tables and flexible cables in AGVs.
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
drylin® W toolkit by igus®
The drylin® W toolkit is one of our most popular solutions. See why you should make the switch to self-lubricating linear motion! For more information visit https://www.igus.com
drylin® linear robot gantry system for pick and place: o-ring application
Check out this gantry pick and place robot developed by commonplace robotics GmbH. This system employs the following igus® components: drylin® ZLW for the X and Y axes, drylin® HTS for the Z axis, and
igus® delta picker robot in action
The advantages of the drylin® delta robots include Cost-effective alternative to usual delta kinematics Ready-made system based on the drylin® modular kit No additional lubricant necessary and therefo
New igus® linear bearing with easily replaceable liner
Watch Linear Bearing Product Manager, Matt Mowry, describe the benefits of the drylin W with its very easy to replace sliding liner. This allows engineers and maintenance personnel to replace the slid
Delta robot assembly instructions
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New igus® drylin lead screw nut material from HMI 2018
Higher reductions in noise and vibration are now achievable through the use of the igus E7 lead screw nut material. This is especially helpful in vertical applications. The new lead screw nut material
igus® solutions at the Superwurm Factory
See how drylin®, e-chain® and igubal® are used in automated technology for worm farming.
Bearing Lubrication Facts
How does bearing lubricant effect costs, application performance and the environment? Find out in this infographic from the igus bearing experts.
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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