Blogs regarding igus'® large range of dry-tech® products: igubal®, iglidur®, xiros®, drylin®, plastic rods and slewing ring systems. Find out more information below.

8 October 2021 Erin Kemal dryspin
Different terminology can be confusing at the best of times but link that to various terms like "pitch", "thread" and "starts" and it really can become another world. Hopefully this blog will shed some light on the differences between multi-start threads and single start.
24 September 2021 Erin Kemal dryspin
It is important to know the facts. Once you have the facts you can make an informed decision. Lubricating bearings is not necessary in some circumstances and it can in fact be detrimental to some products if you do. This blog identifies the top 3 reasons why you shouldn't lubricate bearings.
17 September 2021 Erin Kemal xiros
There is such a wide variety of ball bearings, metal, ceramic, plastic and all have variations of ball materials. This blog identifies some options that you have in regards to ball bearings. Which variation suits your requirements?
10 September 2021 Erin Kemal DIY , drylin , iglidur
Flexibility with design is paramount. It allows designers to be creative without constrictions and by using igus® products offers even fewer restrictions. No dealing with grease, no worrying about noise and with a vast range, options are open at every avenue. Doing it yourself has never been easi...
3 September 2021 Erin Kemal dry-tech , drylin
Industrial and commercial applications are not too dissimilar to domestic, just usually on a much larger scale. But fundamentally, they can both suffer from the same issues. Smooth sliding can be problematic but with the new igus® hybrid bearings, this could be a thing of the past.
27 August 2021 Erin Kemal DIY , dry-tech , e-chain
I remember a time that drones were a thing of the future, a pipe dream, a fantasy. But the pip dream came true and now more and more people are using drones for personal and business use. This is not a cheap hobby so being able to retrofit parts onto drones without a MOQ and using cost effective ...
6 August 2021 Erin Kemal igubal
Bearing failures in machines can be costly, both in time and money. There are a multitude of reasons for bearing failures but with igus® igubal® bearings, these failures can be a thing of the past. This blog identifies the main reasons for bearing failures and looks at how the igus® self-aligning...
30 July 2021 Erin Kemal dryspin
The Automotive industry is tough, demanding and vital for the economy. But does it need expensive, complicated products to help it produce goods? This blog looks at whether or not leadscrew technology can work in such a harsh environment.