Press Release Summary:
LM76's Pillow and Flange Blocks come with lubrication fitting and an alignment set screw. Pillow blocks are offered in closed single and double bearing models for shafts ranging from 0.5 to 2.00 in. whereas the flange blocks for shafts size ranging from 0.5 to 1.25 in. These units are suitable for food processing, handling, packing, bottling, pharmaceutical production and packaging applications. The units are engineered for accommodating encapsulated ETX Scraper seals.
Original Press Release:
Stainless Steel and Self Aligning Linear Ball Bearings are Easily Lubricated Right Inside of LM76's
E. Longmeadow, MA – Lubricating Stainless Steel and Self-Aligning Linear Ball Bearings has never been easier! "New Design" pillow blocks and flange blocks from LM76, features a lubrication fitting, and an alignment set screw in the pillow blocks and flange blocks, and the Stainless Steel and self aligning linear bearings are modified by having an alignment flat ground on the bearings' outer shell and drilling a hole through the outer shell. Lubricants can then be pumped directly inside of linear ball bearing races without having to remove the bearing from the shaft. The Pillow and Flange Blocks also have been designed to accommodate an encapsulated ETX Scraper Seals that prevents contaminants from getting inside the bearing and retains the lubricant in the bearing.
These "New Design" pillow blocks are available in closed single and double bearing models for inch sized shafts from 0.5 inches up to 2.00 inches and the flange blocks are available in single and double bearing models for inch sized shafts from 0.5 inches to 1.25 inches.
These "New Design" pillow blocks are available in untreated aluminum or with a FDA/USDA/3A-Dairy compliant corrosion resistant Electroless Nickel coating. When used with a FDA/USDA/3A-Dairy compliant lubricant the pillow block and flange block bearing combinations are ideal for: Food processing, handling, and packing, bottling, pharmaceutical production and packaging, medical testing or patient handling, and other applications where there are corrosive or contaminating fluids (e.g. fruit juices, biologics, etc.), or when cleaning with steam and/or caustic chemicals is required. LM76 also produces PTFE, filled PTFE, and ceramic bearing options as well as precision shafting.
About LM76 - Founded in 1976, LM76 has been a leading designer/manufacturer of linear bearings, slides and linear motion systems and custom components. LM76 is renowned for its industry leading Minuteman PTFE Composite linear bearings. LM76 is a leading supplier of precision linear shafting: Class L RC60, 300 Series Stainless Steel, and ceramic coated aluminum shafting. LM76 also offers several FDA 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: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Web site at: www.lm76.com.
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