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Selection of stainless steel shaft for linear motion application

Shery George | 19 October 2021

If you are facing scoring mark issue in your existing stainless steel linear guide solution then you are reading a right article. People are using SS linear guide solution mostly in pharmaceutical, packaging & chemical industry where highly corrosive substances are coming in directly contact with system. Stainless steel corrosion resistance is a result of […]

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How to calculate efficiency of leadscrew??

Shery George | 19 October 2021

In general, efficiency indicates how high the effectiveness of a device is when conversion losses are taken into account. The efficiency describes the relation between the delivered power (effective output) and the supplied power or loss and expenditure. In the calculation, the efficiency is abbreviated with a small eta (η). The result of the efficiency […]

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Single and multi-start threads

Shery George | 9 September 2021

What does “thread” actually mean in relation to a lead screw? And what is the difference between single and multi-start threads? Lead screws are machine elements that convert a rotary movement into a translatory one. Lead screws consist of a cylindrical round rod on which a simple transmission thread is attached. The transmission threads can […]

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Greater efficiency in production with igus lightweight iglidur polymer linear bearings

Shery George | 9 September 2021

New, cost-effective drylin linear bearing ensures fast, lubrication-free movements igus, a motion plastics specialist, showcases what plastics can do with its first drylin W linear bearing made entirely of tribo-polymers. The linear bearing has been developed specifically for linear movements. At just ten grammes, it is quick to install, vibration-dampening, lubrication-free and ideal for transportable […]

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igus polymer spherical bearings

How polymer spherical bearings ensure more efficient energy generation

Vishaka Upreti | 17 June 2021

Everyone has seen them at some point. Individual solar modules on a house roof or many of them arranged to create a solar power plant. These solar modules are generally fixed in place, oriented optimally to catch the sun. In large solar power plants, energy is generated more efficiently with special tracking systems, the “solar […]

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igubal bearings

igus® internal tests confirm the reliability of products for the solar industry

Vishaka Upreti | 17 June 2021

Producing energy from renewable sources is always associated with high costs and investments. Various factors such as procurement, financing, and operating costs play a significant role. An important consideration is the system’s service life – a long one means that these costs can be recouped over a longer period. Photovoltaic systems, especially solar modules, nowadays […]

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igus Lead screw

Polymer lead screw nuts and the influence of temperature

Vishaka Upreti | 8 June 2021

Lead screw drives are used in machines in a wide variety of industries. The demands on the lead screw drives therefore differ: high and low speeds and loads as well as wide temperature ranges or a continuous temperature of around 200°C. Even in these situations, lead screw nuts and lead screws have to work reliably. […]

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igus drylin

Reduce costs in vending machine construction with reliable components

Vishaka Upreti | 8 June 2021

Whether the snack dispenser in an office, the reverse vending machine in a shop or an ATM on the street, they all have to perform their service without interruption, if possible 24/7. This alone is a great challenge for a vending machine manufacturer, as customers do not wait and, at the latest when they spend […]

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igus self aligning bearings

What is igubal and what benefits do they offer?

Vishaka Upreti | 24 May 2021

Many industrial applications need bearings with self-aligning features and this is generally achieved by using spherical bearings. A spherical plain bearing is a bearing that permits angular movement around a central point. igubal is range of polymer spherical bearings from igus GmbH. Like all other products from igus, igubal bearings offer many advantages against metal spherical bearings. Here are […]

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igus Lead screw in India

Lead screws: dryspin vs trapezoidal, which is better?

Vishaka Upreti | 10 May 2021

Lead screws have been known for a long time under the term “trapezoidal”, but this term limits the range. There are lots of variations of lead screw: acme thread, square threads, high helix to name a few. But how do you know which one is better than the others?   What is a trapezoidal lead screw? […]

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