Modern Linear, Inc.

Why Modern Linear? Rugged
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Why Modern Linear? Rugged

Rugged. In debris laden environments, the durability of moving parts is paramount. Parts need to continually run without suffering from contamination. Guide roller technology is well suited to dealing with these concerns. As a fully contained unit, the guide roller is additionally protected from contamination with a seal or shield. Ball bushings and ball rails rely on the shaft functioning as...

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New Vector Quad Linear Guide Continuously Applies Lubrication to the Track
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New Vector Quad Linear Guide Continuously Applies Lubrication to the Track

The Vector Quad Linear Guide is now offered with lubricator and roller cover option. The lubricator applied between rollers and track improves life and reduces maintenance. The cover plates are made of 14 gauge, 303 stainless steel and are resistant to corrosion. The lubricator and cover plates can be installed easily onto standard carriages. The linear guide is suitable for use in hard to...

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Double Track Linear Guides Offer Compact Design with Robust Load Capacity
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Double Track Linear Guides Offer Compact Design with Robust Load Capacity

Modern Linear offers simplicity for machine engineers with Double Track linear Guide systems. Installation of a DT Linear Guide is easier and quicker than two single edge tracks because there are no issues regarding edge parallelism. The double track linear guide comes with a pre-assembled adjustable carriage, pre-drilled double track and matching spacer. The carriage includes adjustable bushings...

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Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Linear Guide End Stops

San Rafael, CA — Modern Linear has produced many custom and modified parts and accessories for customer applications. We recently produced end stops for the Vector Trio- Size 1 for an architectural application. The end stop is made from .250 thick aluminum, and attaches via threaded holes at the end of the rail. There is a rubber bumper to stop the end of the carriage travel. These end stops...

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More Options with Double-Edge Track
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More Options with Double-Edge Track

Modern Linear has increased the length of our successful double track, and DT linear guide product offering. The track lengths have increased from 4 feet to 12 feet in a single section. The double track product line has been extremely successful since its introduction in 2008.Â-  It offers a compact alternative to two single edge tracks. Installation is easier and quicker than single edge...

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Studded Rollers achieve compact design via integration.
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Studded Rollers achieve compact design via integration.

Incorporating fastener, bushing, and roller into one package, studded rollers are available in sealed and shielded versions as well as stainless steel. Compat products, suited for space conscious applications, feature threaded studs made from 303 stainless materials. Available with or without stainless nut and washer, design includesÂ- female mounting hex opposite threaded end to facilitate...

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Linear Guide features with rigid rail.
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Linear Guide features with rigid rail.

Supplied pre-assembled and pre-aligned to facilitate installation, Vector Linear Guide with Rigid Rail features rigidly fixed track and adjustable carriage. To accommodate needs of tandem and single-rail applications, product is available in 3-roller, in-line carriage design as well as 4-roller design. Stainless steel component option is also available to meet needs of contaminated environments.

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Low Profile Bushing

Modern Linear, Inc. announces the release of their Low Profile Bushing. Perfect for when you have a lower profile application, this bushing will save you space and create a lower profile carriage assembly. Available in sizes 1 - 4, concentric and eccentric, this bushing is compatible with all other components. About Modern Linear Modern Linear is a U.S. company offering value through global...

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Linear Guide System features compact design.

Linear Guide System features compact design.

Vector Trio linear guide system incorporates track and standard v-groove guide rollers, with 3 rollers fixed to carriage plate that roll between 2 track sections. Adjustable carriages allow/require user to set fit-up of carriage to match rail which self-adjusts due to wear over life of system. Rail maintains light preload that compensates for machining inaccuracies and tolerance stack-up. Product...

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Spacer & Mounting Holes Create One-Piece Assembly

A customer came to us requesting an all-steel version of our DT linear guide. They also wanted to use our DT-4 double edge track (1045 steel), but with some unique alterations. The customer’s design involved the carriage mounted to a steel beam. However, that would require carefully drilling the beam in order to line up with the mounting holes of the double track. Instead, we fixed a 1″...

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Why Modern Linear? Rugged
Material Handling & Storage

Why Modern Linear? Rugged

Rugged. In debris laden environments, the durability of moving parts is paramount. Parts need to continually run without suffering from contamination. Guide roller technology is well suited to dealing with these concerns. As a fully contained unit, the guide roller is additionally protected from contamination with a seal or shield. Ball bushings and ball rails rely on the shaft functioning as...

Read More »
New Vector Quad Linear Guide Continuously Applies Lubrication to the Track
Material Handling & Storage

New Vector Quad Linear Guide Continuously Applies Lubrication to the Track

The Vector Quad Linear Guide is now offered with lubricator and roller cover option. The lubricator applied between rollers and track improves life and reduces maintenance. The cover plates are made of 14 gauge, 303 stainless steel and are resistant to corrosion. The lubricator and cover plates can be installed easily onto standard carriages. The linear guide is suitable for use in hard to...

Read More »
Double Track Linear Guides Offer Compact Design with Robust Load Capacity
Material Handling & Storage

Double Track Linear Guides Offer Compact Design with Robust Load Capacity

Modern Linear offers simplicity for machine engineers with Double Track linear Guide systems. Installation of a DT Linear Guide is easier and quicker than two single edge tracks because there are no issues regarding edge parallelism. The double track linear guide comes with a pre-assembled adjustable carriage, pre-drilled double track and matching spacer. The carriage includes adjustable bushings...

Read More »
Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Linear Guide End Stops

San Rafael, CA — Modern Linear has produced many custom and modified parts and accessories for customer applications. We recently produced end stops for the Vector Trio- Size 1 for an architectural application. The end stop is made from .250 thick aluminum, and attaches via threaded holes at the end of the rail. There is a rubber bumper to stop the end of the carriage travel. These end stops...

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Product CAD Files on Modern Linear Website

San Rafael, CA — Modern Linear is pleased to announce the addition of CAD files to our website: www.modernlinear.com. We partnered with Solid Works to create the files for each product, which can also be downloaded from the Solid Works library. All Modern Linear products are available for download by part and rail length, in either 3D or 2D formats.Â-  The process is easy; click the CAD...

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More Options with Double-Edge Track
Material Handling & Storage

More Options with Double-Edge Track

Modern Linear has increased the length of our successful double track, and DT linear guide product offering. The track lengths have increased from 4 feet to 12 feet in a single section. The double track product line has been extremely successful since its introduction in 2008.Â-  It offers a compact alternative to two single edge tracks. Installation is easier and quicker than single edge...

Read More »
Studded Rollers achieve compact design via integration.
Material Handling & Storage

Studded Rollers achieve compact design via integration.

Incorporating fastener, bushing, and roller into one package, studded rollers are available in sealed and shielded versions as well as stainless steel. Compat products, suited for space conscious applications, feature threaded studs made from 303 stainless materials. Available with or without stainless nut and washer, design includesÂ- female mounting hex opposite threaded end to facilitate...

Read More »
Linear Guide features with rigid rail.
Material Handling & Storage

Linear Guide features with rigid rail.

Supplied pre-assembled and pre-aligned to facilitate installation, Vector Linear Guide with Rigid Rail features rigidly fixed track and adjustable carriage. To accommodate needs of tandem and single-rail applications, product is available in 3-roller, in-line carriage design as well as 4-roller design. Stainless steel component option is also available to meet needs of contaminated environments.

Read More »

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