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Video of the Week – 10 good reasons to change from metal bearings to plastic09/11/2018

Bearing failure on linear guide systems results in unplanned downtime and additional costs, which is why it’s time to change to igus plastic bearings. With the drylin linear guides expert, engineers can configure a linear guide to suit a particular application online and, at the same time, calculate its service life. After this, simply order the configuration with delivery from 24 hours. So, what are the 10 good reasons? In no particular order… 1. 1-to-1 direct exchange 2. Reduce cost by up to 40% 3. Up to 40% longer service life 4. Completely lubrication- and maintenance-free 5. Corrosion-free 6. Lightweight 7. Silent 8. Durable (fully tested in-house) 9. Clean & hygienic 10. Dirt resistant What’s more, igus drylin linear guides systems are available with no minimum order quantity! To watch the video, which highlights the 10 good reasons to change from a rolling linear slide to a sliding one, please visit: . For more information about drylin technologies, please visit or call igus directly on: 01604 677240.