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Southern Manufacturing

FIVE, Farnborough(GU14 6XL)

21/03/2017(09:30) - 23/03/2017

The UK's LARGEST regional manufacturing technology, electronics and subcontracting exhibition. (more)

Fastener Fair Stuttgart 2017

Messe Stutgart, Germany

28/03/2017 - 30/03/2017

As the world’s leading exhibition for the fastener and fixing industry Fastener Fair Stuttgart (more)

Industry 4.0 Summit

Manchester Central Convention Complex(M2 3GX)

04/04/2017 - 05/04/2017

Industry 4.0, the 4th industrial revolution, smart manufacturing, digital factories…these are (more)

UKIVA Machine Vision Conference

Arena MK, Milton Keynes(MK1 1ST)

27/04/2017(09:00)

The new Machine Vision Conference & Exhibition gives you insight into the latest developments in (more)

PPMA 2017 Show

NEC Birmingham(B40 1NT)

26/09/2017 - 28/09/2017

WHO SHOULD ATTEND? VisitAre you involved in the buying, financing or maintaining of machinery? If so (more)

DryLin EasyTube: the totally lubrication free compact linear module

DryLin EasyTube: the totally lubrication free compact linear module
Igus UK has unveiled a new maintenance-free linear unit for format adjustments. DryLin EasyTube can be used for adjustment tasks up to 150N in vertical applications or 500N when installed horizontally. The system is temperature-resistant up to 80degC and has the option of a corrosion-free stainless steel leadscrew. Potential industries for this product include machine tools, food manufacturing and packaging, although many other applications are conceivable, such as camera and sensor positioning. 

DryLin EasyTube is a completely lubrication-free, compact and lightweight system, consisting of just six individual parts: a leadscrew, tube, two clamping rings, an attachment flange and slide block. The tube guides the slide block and is available in either anodized aluminium or stainless steel. The trapezoidal leadscrew and nut are integrated into the tube and so are protected against the external environmental conditions. The entire EasyTube system is kept as small as possible with this space-saving design. 

With this compact, single-tube system, any applied moment is supported by the tube, and therefore a second guide shaft is not required. The slide block, moment support and leadscrew nut are made from a single moulding of the Igus-developed polymer Iglidur P. This material has extremely high wear resistance, low friction and minimal moisture absorption. 

The two end blocks used to attach DryLin EasyTube also act as radial and axial bearings for the leadscrew. These multifunctional components are also made of lubrication-free Iglidur P, which guarantees minimal wear.
 

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