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SnowEagle
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ruthex/igus Bearings

Has anyone installed these bearings?

http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3426297

Just like to know what your experience with them has been.

One thing I noticed is that you will loose a small amount of Z-Axis height after installation.

Posted : 11/11/2019 1:45 am
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RE: ruthex/igus Bearings

There is a fair discussion of a few of the plastic bearings in another thread.  The one common issue is they have more play than normal ball bearings, and some seem to wear faster than ball bearings.  A favorite was the bushings that were prefilled with a Teflon grease (Superlube was in the name).  Do a search, it was in the past 6 months.

Posted : 15/11/2019 7:56 am
vintagepc
(@vintagepc)
RE: ruthex/igus Bearings

You're thinking of Vesconite. Still going strong on my machine to date. And no rods slowly scoring themselves to death XD

 

Posted : 15/11/2019 11:44 am
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