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Sometimes the best solution is an antiquated one! This post reviews how a felt ring protects the bearing and shaft and helps avoid hundreds of hours of maintenance.
In part three of the shafting considerations blog posts, Agriculture and Heavy Duty Industry Manager, Nick Van Tol covers the topic of corrosion resistance. How to spot it and avoid it!
Although metal ball bearings may be the standard, read about all the benefits that plastic ball bearings provide for hygienic & high-temperature applications.
It's common for people to think that the sun will damage any and all plastic cable carriers. But, one brand is actually specially designed to withstand UV rays & other harsh environmental conditions.
Read about how drylin® linear slides enable this camper to smoothly expand by sliding out, instead of the traditional pop-up system.
Read the fascinating history behind igus® and how the creation of our composite plastic bearing materials & cable carriers changed the entire industry.
Read this blog post to learn what UL is, how their verification process works, and how it all benefits consumers.
In part 2 of the series we discuss shaft roughness and its effect on complex composite bearings.
Read this post to learn about the differences between linear plain bearings and recirculating ball bearings for linear motion applications.
Engineered composite plastic plain bearings are resistant to corrosion and wear and are lighter than metal plain bearings. Read this blog post to learn more.
Read about how 3D printers and machine tools compare in sustainability, accuracy and productivity.
Read about the long and fascinating history behind bearing technology, along with some of the exciting innovations the future has in store.
Read about the various shaft materials available for linear bearings, and how each one is designed to meet specific application requirements.
Read about how plastic plain bearings play an essential role in the development and production of quieter vehicles, both inside and out.
Read about how the rol-e-chain® from igus® overcomes the technical boundaries of typical gliding cable carriers by instead rolling for long travels.
Read about the differences and specific benefits between the different cable sheath materials: PVC, PUR, and TPE.
Read these 6 easy tips for maintaining your car while working from home & save yourself from a potential headache when finally starting your car.
Learn about the different type of surface loads that can impact your bearing, and how to properly identify the right bearing material based upon load type.
Read about single pair ethernet, the exciting new emerging technology in the field of industrial cables that will reduce installation space & lower cost.
Do plain bearings with large wall thicknesses offer advantages inside heavy-duty applications? I say no. Here's why.