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  • dryspin® automotive brochure

    dryspin® automotive brochure

    Read our free brochure that details the various application examples, advantages, design, tests and FAQ's of our dryspin® lead screw technology for the automotive industry.

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  • How Does a Slew Ring Work?

    How Does a Slew Ring Work?

    Two concentric rings make up the main structure of a slewing bearing. The outer ring usually lies flat against a motionless surface and is screwed into place via evenly spaced mounting holes.

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  • Overview - drylin® WJRM Hybrid Rollers2:07

    Overview - drylin® WJRM Hybrid Rollers

    Learn more about drylin® linear bearings here: https://www.igus.com/info/drylin-linear-guides-overview Shop drylin® hybrid roller bearings here: https://www.igus.com/drylin/w-profile-guide-pillow-blo

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  • How to Make a Linear Actuator Move Faster

    How to Make a Linear Actuator Move Faster

    For screw-driven linear actuators, change the lead screw’s pitch to increase speed. For example, instead of using a standard 10×2 pitch, increase it to 10×5, 10×10 or even 10×50.

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  • Automotive solutions with dryspin® lead screw technology1:43

    Automotive solutions with dryspin® lead screw technology

    Learn more about dryspin® parts used in the automotive industry here: https://www.igus.com/info/dryspin-automotive Contact igus® here: https://www.igus.com/info/drylin-contact Looking for a lead scr

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  • How can I recognize the thread direction of my lead screw?

    How can I recognize the thread direction of my lead screw?

    The thread cutting direction right or left can be easily determined with a visual inspection. In this blog post, learn how you can tell difference.

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  • dryspin® - What makes an igus® lead screw efficient2:00

    dryspin® - What makes an igus® lead screw efficient

    Learn more about dryspin® here: https://www.igus.com/info/lead-screw-systems Contact igus® here with any questions: https://www.igus.com/info/drylin-contact What makes a dryspin® high helix lead sc

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  • Self-lubricating and maintenance-free ball bearings - xiros® overview2:52

    Self-lubricating and maintenance-free ball bearings - xiros® overview

    Learn more about xiros® ball bearings here: https://www.igus.com/info/plastic-ball-bearings Contact an igus® expert here with any questions: https://www.igus.com/info/iglide-contact xiros® are plast

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  • drylin® dryspin - j200 lead screw nut material1:49

    drylin® dryspin - j200 lead screw nut material

    Learn more about dryspin® lead screws and nuts here: https://www.igus.com/info/lead-screw-systems Or contact an igus® expert here with any questions: https://www.igus.com/info/drylin-contact Join dr

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  • drylin® dryspin - e7 lead screw nut material1:56

    drylin® dryspin - e7 lead screw nut material

    Learn more about dryspin® here: https://www.igus.com/info/lead-screw-systems Contact Nick Isabella here: https://www.igus.com/info/drylin-contact iglide® e7 is a special plastic lead screw nut mate

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  • 4 Considerations When Choosing a Lead Screw

    4 Considerations When Choosing a Lead Screw

    Discover the four main data points every engineer should consider when looking to properly utilize lead screws and polymer nuts in their applications.

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  • Still Using Metal Ball Bearings in Packaging Equipment? Consider This Maintenance-Free Alternative

    Still Using Metal Ball Bearings in Packaging Equipment? Consider This Maintenance-Free Alternative

    What if I told you there's a dry-running, lightweight polymer alternative to metal ball bearings? Well, you better believe it because this type of solution does exist! Learn all about it here.

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  • 4 considerations when choosing a lead screw3:35

    4 considerations when choosing a lead screw

    Learn more about dryspin® here: https://www.igus.com/info/lead-screw-systems Or try out our lead screw product finder and lead screw configurator tools here to calculate service life, quickly build l

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  • iglide® - PRT 04 Slewing Ring Bearings!1:45

    iglide® - PRT 04 Slewing Ring Bearings!

    Learn more about the PRT-04 here: https://www.igus.com/info/slewing-ring-overview Or contact an igus® expert with any questions: https://www.igus.com/info/contact-igus PRT-04 slewing ring bearings f

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  • Ball Screw vs. Lead Screw: How To Choose The Right One

    Ball Screw vs. Lead Screw: How To Choose The Right One

    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.

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  • 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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