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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

    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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  • How to assemble a zero or anti-backlash nut2:32

    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

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  • New igus® drylin lead screw nut material from HMI 20181:15

    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

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  • Linear bearing sound test: Plastic vs. Metal1:48

    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

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  • News from the dryspin test lab

    News from the dryspin test lab

    How do dryspin lead screw systems stack up against the competition?

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  • Selecting the Right Position Indicator

    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

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  • Can igus® products help label 50,000 bottles in one hour?2:12

    Can igus® products help label 50,000 bottles in one hour?

    Watch a KRONES utilize tribo-tape in their high-speed labelling machine!

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