Guides, Spindles, Ball Rollers, Slide Units, Guide Rails & Linear Actuators
Our top quality range of adjustable slide units and linear motion bearings, together with indexing mechanisms and levers and control knobs can be found in this section. We also stock an extensive range of accessories, including rotary and mounting plates, rotary tables, connecting sets, and scale rings. All are carefully chosen to meet our rigorous standards and provide versatile, cost effective solutions.
Adjustable Slide Units - Modern machinery and equipment often relies on precise and accurate adjustment in order to function reliably and correctly. Adjustable slide units in combination with indexing mechanisms and the appropriate control knobs are an excellent way to provide this accuracy and they can be combined with a range of adaptors to give various axis configurations, allowing rotary or linear alterations. The equipment is mounted on a plate and then adjusted by hand using control knob or levers with indexing mechanisms allowing precise, correct positioning. Flat resistance springs can be used to increase the turning force needed and prevent accidental adjustment particularly where very fine control is required.
Linear Motion Bearings & Roller Guide Systems - Machine sliding doors or plant components of special machinery are often heavy, and difficult or even impossible to move without a linear guide system, or a roller guide system. These elements are virtually indispensable in applications involving mechanical engineering and handling technology.
Linear motion bearings consist of an outer rail in which a runner moves in a linear direction, using anti friction bearings and a ball cage. Different models are available for different applications in which the traversal distances of the runners are either inside, partly outside or fully outside the rails. In the fully retractable telescope linear motion bearings, two linear motion bearings are linked directly or via intermediate profiles. Rails and runners are made from heat treatable steel, ideal for use in industrial environments with higher requirements in terms of load rating, quietness of running and useful service life. The raceways are induction hardened, and the bearings are permanently lubricated with a specially designed, high grade grease. These features together with an anticorrosion zinc plating guarantee low wear and tear and a long service life.
Roller guide systems are ideal for the safe and economical movement of hardware modules and are often used together with machine tables.
They consist of one outer rail with rollers or roller carriages moving inside these rails. There is a choice of 3 roller carriages which differ in terms of attachment, material and sealing and which are equipped with 3 rollers in the standard design. The rails are available either as floating bearing rails or as fixed bearing rails and in two types of mounting holes. The outstanding points of this system are the high traversal speeds and excellent running smoothness achieved.
Both the linear motion bearings and the roller guide systems are available in 3 or 4 nominal sizes, in standard lengths, and also in customised lengths on request.