Packaging

  • This igus® Energy Chain Ran for 18 Years, Despite Harsh Environmental Conditions

    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.

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  • Overview - drylin® Lead Screws1:45

    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

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  • Slewing Ring Ball Bearings for a Wide Variety of Applications

    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.

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  • Pack Expo 2020 Walk through - iglide® & drylin®7:39

    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

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  • Why Are Plastic Components Ideal for the Packaging and Food Industries?

    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.

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  • Hold the Cheese? Not for This Busy Iowa Production Plant

    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.

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  • FDA-Compliant Magnetic Plastics to Keep Food Safe During Manufacturing

    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.

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  • igus® News 2020 - iglide® PRT Slewing Ring Bearings2:29

    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

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  • Overview - iglide® PRT Slewing Ring Bearings4:23

    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

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  • How to use the drylin® HTS Lead Screw Actuator Configurator22:25

    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.

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  • drylin® - Learn to calculate the lifetime of dryspin® leadscrew systems17:19

    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

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  • How to Make a Lead Screw

    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.

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  • What Is a Roller Chain and When Do You Need It?

    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.

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  • Walk-through - drylin® online lead screw product finder4:19

    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

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  • Walk-through - How to design custom lead screws in 20 minutes or less7:41

    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

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    xiros catalog

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  • PRT-04 slewing ring

    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!

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  • Chainflex® motor and servo cables enable variable frequency drives to operate safely and failure-free

    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.

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  • Aligning Rails 101

    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.

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  • The ACME Lead Screw System

    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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