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
How to assemble a zero or anti-backlash nut
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
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
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
News from the dryspin test lab
How do dryspin lead screw systems stack up against the competition?
Selecting the Right Position Indicator
Linear guides/lead screw tables can be assembled with supplementary accessories. In addition to hand wheels and clamps, analog position indicators are also available. A position indicator is used to d
Can igus® products help label 50,000 bottles in one hour?
Watch a KRONES utilize tribo-tape in their high-speed labelling machine!