Miniature Linear Guides suit motion control machinery.

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Available in Standard and Advanced versions with long or wide blocks and standard or wide rail, Miniature Linear Guides feature dowel holes on rail and block for positioning. Users can disassemble and reassemble mechanism for routine maintenance without need for realignment. In all versions, ball remains retained, even when block is removed from rail. Manufactured to precise dimensional tolerances, guides feature operating temperature range of -20 to 80°C.

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Misumi Unveils New Miniature Linear Guides for Motion Control Machinery and Systems

Standard and Advanced versions feature dowel holes on rail and block. Guides are
available in a multitude of sizes and configurations, including wide and long blocks, preload, interchangeable and small clearance types.

July 15, 2009 (Schaumburg, IL) Misumi USA, Inc., a subsidiary of Misumi Corporation, part of Misumi Group, Inc. (TOKYO: 9962) announces the addition of several new Miniature Linear Guides to its expansive family of high quality, configurable linear motion components. The new Miniature Linear Guides feature dowel holes on rail and block for fast, easy positioning. The new components include Misumi Product Numbers: SSELBP, SSEBMP, SSEPWP and SSELBWP.

Linear Guides of all sizes are used in a wide range of factory automation and motion control machinery and systems. With the new Miniature Linear Guides, engineers can select from among several design options, depending on their application requirements and technical specifications. Options include:

o Advanced (preload) and Standard (interchangeable and small clearance) versions

o Long or Wide Blocks, Standard or Wide Rail, all in a variety of dimensions

o Varying guide rail with dowel hole lengths.

o The dowel holes on the rail enable easier positioning, allowing users to quickly disassemble and reassemble the mechanism for routine maintenance without the need for realignment. In all versions, the balls remain retained even when the block is removed from the rail.

All of Misumi's Miniature Linear Guides are manufactured to precise dimensional tolerances. Operating temperature range is from -20oC to 80oC. Additional technical specifications and calculations for load, required thrust, friction resistance, rated life span and much more, are available in Misumi's print and online catalogs.

With no minimum order requirements or set up charges on a product portfolio of more than 500,000 metric and inch mechanical components, Misumi has built its reputation as the premier global supplier of high quality factory automation components. At the heart of the Misumi business model is the unique CAD configurator and web ordering system. This unique business model offers customers an effective strategy for reducing costs and gaining competitive advantage through streamlined production and assembly processes and faster time-to-market.

All pricing information and delivery times are published in the catalog and website. For more information on Misumi's comprehensive selection of Linear Guides, including the new Miniature Linear Guides, please visit our website at

About MISUMI USA, Inc.

Located in Schaumburg, Illinois, MISUMI USA, Inc. was established in 1988 as a Subsidiary of Misumi Corporation, a part of the Misumi Group (TYO: 9962). MISUMI USA, Inc. is a leading supplier of fixed and configurable components such as single-axis actuators, linear shafts, aluminum extrusions, linear guides, XY stages and other components for factory automation and various machine builds. For a complete list of available components, please visit


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