Linear Bearings Deliver Savings of $36,000
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P.O. Box 14349-T
East Providence, RI, 02914 0349
Press release date: January 19, 2012
A manufacturer of scientific instruments and laboratory equipment used for applications and research in particle science technology uses DryLin® R linear bearings in its series of physisorption and chemisorption analyzers. The manufacturer replaced recirculating ball bearings, which required frequent maintenance and re-lubrication, and as a result is able to save more than $36,000 per year.
The company's products are essential for determining the physical characteristics of powders and solid materials in areas such as pharmacology, cosmetics, nanotechnology, and polymer science. The physisorption and chemisorption analyzers are designed to deliver consistent and reliable determinations related to surface area, pore structure, and active metals for quality control and R&D applications. They also control and optimize material selections, which saves users a significant amount of money.
DryLin R linear bearings are specifically used in the analyzer's elevator unit to facilitate the up and down motion of either the cooling bath or furnace during the sample analysis process. DryLin R linear bearings are self-lubricating and corrosion resistant, which makes them an ideal choice for the sterile environments where the analyzers are used.
igus' comprehensive line of DryLin R linear bearings and guide systems are dry running and do not require external oils or grease. This is an important feature for medical laboratories and keeps the environment free of any contaminants.
igus will be showcasing these products and more at booth 234 during the forthcoming SLAS 2012 conference and exhibition, hosted by the Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening. The event will take place at the San Diego Convention Center in California and run from February 4-8, 2012. The exhibition hall will be open February 6 and 7.
To request a free set of catalogs, visit www.igus.com/quickorder.