Thread: Igus bearings
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Old 04-17-2019, 10:18 AM   #2 (permalink)
blueshifty
AKA ironyusa
 
Join Date: Jan 2013

I tried them on my i3 clone (wanhao) and didn't like them because they did seem to allow a little play, though I didn't see any artifacts. Your rods also have to be perfectly parallel or they drag. I'd suggest splurging a bit on the misumi brand bearings... they cut my noise down a good bit and got rid of some small artifacts from the cheapo brand ones that came on the printer. I'm not sure exactly what printer you have, but oddly when I switched to longer bearings it actually ran quieter too.
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