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In this post, read about the CF.Q cable failure sensor system developed by igus®, which detects cable failure in advance.
In this post, read about the importance of proper separation for cables within a cable carrier & the different types of interior separators offered by igus®.
Learn design tips from the wear resistant 3D printing experts about how to design parts that utilize mixed filaments materials.
In this post, read about the development of the CFStrip from igus®, and how it was devised to be an easier method for stripping highly specialized cable.
In this post, read about the internal testing that takes place within our test laboratory to calculate and improve wear & tear for solar panels.
In this post, read about lubricating plastic threads, even with self-lubricating properties & why self-lubricating plastic nuts are still superior to metal.
In this post, learn how spindle motors work and how to assemble one yourself.
In this post, we discuss reducing the costs of injection molding parts for your application, and three ways that could help.
In this post, you will learn the best methods for measuring plastic plain bearings for accurate speccing and the longest life possible.
In this post, read about the 3 most common misconceptions about bearings, and why you might want to start using them more in your applications.
In this post, read about the lost movement, or backlash, that can occur with threaded nuts made from plastic and how you can reduce the backlash.
In this post, read about how you can solder materials yourself right from home and still produce high-quality results.
In this post, read about why glueing in your plastic bearings may be the only option sometimes, and how you can do this properly.
In this post, read about how cable abrasion occurs and why abrasion resistant cables are extremely important for the life of certain applications.
In this post, Matt Mowry, drylin Product Manager, discusses the difference between ball screws and lead screws and when to use each for your application.
In this post, Rob Mammone discusses how excellent customer service & attention to customer's needs can greatly impact the cable carrier buying process.
In this post, we discuss the different color of cables and their outer jackets, and why these colors are important all around the world.
In this post, we discuss how moisture can affect metal plain bearings and their installation points, and why plastic materials are often the ideal solution.
In this post, we discuss pellet stoves developed by the Koppe company, which are focused on sustainability & use plastic ball bearings in extreme heat.
In this post, read about an e-chain® roller chain that was placed in an extremely harsh environment, and ran for 18 years without failure.