Thread: igus drylin

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    hi anyone used these in a wood router http://www.igus.co.uk/wpck/default.a...oll=957&step=5

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    i tried using the T series and gave up due to too much friction and binding, so i got some proper ball bearing carriages,
    i would advise using supported round rail for the cheap option or profile rail and carriages for the expensive route.

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    Any plain bearing, including igus bearings, will bind up if you exceed the 2:1 rule, see here for more information: http://www.igus.co.uk/wpck/default.a...egeln&CL=GB-en

    A better system in my opinion would be DryLin W, more flexible bearing spacing and lower cost: http://www.igus.co.uk/wpck/default.a...ename=drylin_w

    DryLin bearings work really well in woodworking enviroments, see video here: http://www.igus.co.uk/_wpck/mpg/glob...rommelHolz.mpg

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    A great explanation video and whitepaper on the 2:1 rule and stick slip phenomenon of binding guides and bearings: http://classroom.pbclinear.com

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