Combined Radial and Axial Bearings handle high loads.

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Able to move up to 41,000 lb, MAX RAIL Combined Bearings feature integrated 2 axis bearings, bearing flange plates, rails, and rail clamps. Available in 11 sizes with dynamic load ratings of 5,395-41,140 lbf radial and 2,248-18,434 lbf axial, bearing rails are offered in lengths to 19.7 ft. Protected from contaminates by steel labyrinth and rubber seals, bearings are supplied lubricated with grade 3 grease. Operating temperature range is 14-176°F.

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New, Combined Radial and Axial Bearings for High Loads!

E. Longmeadow, MA - Move over 41,000 lbs smoothly with MAX RAIL Combined Bearings from LM76. A complete linear bearing system including: Integrated 2 axis bearings, bearing flange plates, rails, and rail clamps in 11 sizes. MAX RAIL combined linear bearings are ideal for: Industrial equipment (assembly lines, overhead cranes, etc.), recreational vehicles (room and generator slideouts), OEM Machinery (fork lifts and palletizers), medical equipment (MRIs, CTs, and X-Ray gantries), food, beverage, manufacturing, and mining applications.

The MAX RAIL Combined Bearings are available in 11 sizes beginning with the MX-53 bearing which has a Maximum Dynamic Load rating of 5395 lbf radial and 2248 lbf axial to the MX-63 bearings with a Maximum Dynamic Load rating of 41,140 lbf radial and 18,434 lbf axial. Bearing rails are available in lengths to 19.7 feet. Adjustable rail mounts, and bearing flanges are available from LM76 to simplify integration into new and existing applications. Custom machining of bearing rails, clamps, bearing flanges, and welding of bearings to flanges can be specified, also eccentric, adjustable bearings are available.

The bearings are protected from contaminates by a steel labyrinth, and rubber seals; and are supplied lubricated with grade 3 grease. All but the two smallest bearings have Zerk fittings for easy relubrication. The wide operating temperature range of 14° F through 176° F allows for use in the extreme conditions of shipyards, steel and paper mills, and mines.

Founded in 1976, LM76 has been a leading designer/manufacturer of linear bearings, slides and linear motion systems. LM76 is renowned for its industry leading Minuteman Teflon® Composite linear bearings. LM76 is a leading supplier of precision linear shafting: RC60, 300 Series Stainless Steel, and ceramic coated aluminum shafting. LM76 also offers several FDA/USDA compliant linear bearings and slides for the food processing, pharmaceutical, medical, and packaging industries.

For additional information contact Mike Quinn at: LM76, 140 Industrial Dr.
E. Longmeadow, MA 01028; Telephone: 413-525-4166, Fax: 413-525-3735 or E-Mail: or visit the Web site at:

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