This igus® Energy Chain Ran for 18 Years, Despite Harsh Environmental Conditions
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.
Overview - drylin® Lead Screws
Request your free dryspin® sample here: https://www.igus.com/info/dryspin-card-sample Or visit our dryspin® webpage to try out our lead screw configurator: https://www.igus.com/info/lead-screw-systems
Slewing Ring Ball Bearings for a Wide Variety of Applications
In this post, learn about slewing ring ball bearings, which combine the rotational capabilities of slewing rings with ball bearing technology.
Pack Expo 2020 Walk through - iglide® & drylin®
Visit our webpage to learn more about iglide®: https://www.igus.com/info/plain-plastic-bearings And more about drylin® here: https://www.igus.com/info/drylin-linear-guides-overview You can also conten
Why Are Plastic Components Ideal for the Packaging and Food Industries?
In this post, learn why igus® plastic components are ideal for the packaging & food industries beyond being dry-running, hygienic & corrosion-resistant.
Hold the Cheese? Not for This Busy Iowa Production Plant
In this customer story, read about how a plant switched from a stainless steel cable chain to a plastic igus® energy chain to avoid downtimes.
FDA-Compliant Magnetic Plastics to Keep Food Safe During Manufacturing
Read this blog to learn why magnetic plastic materials are crucial for the food industry, and discover a self-lubricating, maintenance-free product that helps keep food safe from plastic fragments.
igus® News 2020 - iglide® PRT Slewing Ring Bearings
Learn more about iglide® PRT slewing rings here: https://www.igus.com/info/slewing-ring-overview And check out this infographic to explore the features of our new lower-profile PRT-04 slewing ring: ht
Overview - iglide® PRT Slewing Ring Bearings
Learn more about iglide® PRT slewing rings here: https://www.igus.com/info/slewing-ring-overview Or check out this infographic to explore the features of our new lower-profile slewing ring, PRT-04: ht
How to use the drylin® HTS Lead Screw Actuator Configurator
Access the drylin® HTS lead screw-driven actuator configurator here: https://www.igus.com/drylinHTSConfigurator And you can learn more about the advantages our linear actuators here: https://www.igus.
drylin® - Learn to calculate the lifetime of dryspin® leadscrew systems
Try out our lead screw product finder here: https://drylin-leadscrew-drives-expert.igus.tools/requirements Need a leadscrew but don’t know where to start? igus® has a tool for that! Our online product
How to Make a Lead Screw
Read about how lead screws are made, and the differences between the two manufacturing processes used: thread rolling and thread whirling.
What Is a Roller Chain and When Do You Need It?
Read about how the rol-e-chain® from igus® overcomes the technical boundaries of typical gliding cable carriers by instead rolling for long travels.
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
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
PRT-04 slewing ring
The iglide® PRT-04 slewing ring has a 50% lower profile than its predecessor, the PRT-01. It's also 60% lighter and 20% more cost-effective. Check out this infographic to learn more!
Chainflex® motor and servo cables enable variable frequency drives to operate safely and failure-free
Learn about the proper insulation material for your cables, changes within the market, and a new product that enables modern VFDs to operate safely.
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.
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