One of the most common causes of downtime and failure of agricultural machinery consists of wear on the machinery’s bearings and shafts. In this white paper, explore different processes of surface treating shaft materials and examine the effects on wear behavior of plain bearings.
In a wide range of applications customers are demanding increased accuracy and precision from their product...
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This white paper details a new plastic material solution that allows engineers and product developers to print parts with wear rates comparable to certain injection-molded components.
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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
In a wide range of applications customers are demanding increased accuracy and precision from their production equipment. In industries including printer design, semiconductor manufacturing, and machi
Compare how drylin® performs compared to bearings which use a PTFE-based, bonded liner, in both wear and friction testing.
This white paper explains how much it actually costs to lubricate a ball bearing and the cost saving benefits of switching to a self-lubricating plastic bearing.
In this white paper, uncover common misconceptions and learn the true reliability of tribologically-optimized plastic bearings.
This white paper centers on designing cable management systems for six-axis robots in three separate sections, and optimizing cable management for robotic applications.