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Simplicity®: Nailing its Place in the Woodworking Industry for 27 years
Linear Bearings

Simplicity®: Nailing its Place in the Woodworking Industry for 27 years

Rockford, IL - February 6, 2009 Antifricion linear bearing systems are crutial to the production output, accuracy and repeability on todays modern CNC routers and waterjet cutters. The woodworking industry relies on these machines to rapidly mass produce products ranging from door panels to structural framing for cabinets. Also prominent in the woodworking industry is sawdust. Sawdust build-up...

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Solid Brass Bearing Cages from NKE - New Cage Design Reduces Moving Mass
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Solid Brass Bearing Cages from NKE - New Cage Design Reduces Moving Mass

Steyr, Austria, December 2008. Bearing specialist NKE Austria introduces a new generation of solid brass bearing cages with an improved design. With their reduced mass, the new cages cut the rolling bearings' energy absorption and prevent sliding friction. In bearings that operate at high speeds, the force created by the rolling elements' moving mass causes a significant additional internal load....

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Linear Bearings offer manually adjustable clearance.

Featuring turn-to-fit hand clamp, DryLin® W linear guides let users decide whether standard clearance is acceptable or if unit needs to be pre-tensioned. Tolerance can be modified over entire bearing surface by inserting provided Allen key into adjustment screw in side of carriage. Completely lubrication-free and contaminant-resistant, bearings come in hard-anodized aluminum, single- and...

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Schaeffler Extends Its Range of Miniature Corrosion Resistant Linear Guidance Systems

13th November 2008 Schaeffler has now extended its range of miniature, corrosion-resistant linear ball bearing and guideway assemblies, with new accessories that increase service life and enable the guides to withstand harsh environments. Schaeffler UK has now extended its range of miniature, corrosion-resistant linear ball bearings and guideway systems, with a range of new accessories, including...

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Bearing up in the Packaging Industry

Linear bearings reach 10 million cycles on packaging machine EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - November 18, 2008 - Matrix Packaging Machinery, a primary packaging equipment manufacturer, implemented maintenance-free DryLin® R linear bearings on its packaging machines after recirculating ball bearings caused shaft damage and grease leaks. Matrix manufactures form fill and seal packaging equipment to...

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Teflon Composite Bearings feature self-aligning design.
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Teflon Composite Bearings feature self-aligning design.

Suited for applications that involve linear, rotary, and/or oscillating motion, self-lubricating Minuteman(TM) Series can be submerged; washed down with water, high-pressure steam, or chemicals; and can operate in abrasive, contaminated environments. Users can select closed or open style composite bearings in 12 sizes ranging from ¼-4 in. ID. Shafting options include solid and hollow class L...

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NSK Precision America Offers High-Accuracy HA Series Linear Guides
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NSK Precision America Offers High-Accuracy HA Series Linear Guides

Franklin, Indiana, October 22, 2008 - NSK Precision America's HA Series of linear guides integrate a variety of the company's proprietary technologies to provide high motion accuracy, rigidity and load capacity. With improved dust resistance, HA Series linear guides are ideal for machining centers, high-precision lathes and grinding machines. The use of ultra-long ball slides achieves high motion...

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Linear Rail System can withstand corrosive environments.
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Linear Rail System can withstand corrosive environments.

Suited for medical, pharmaceutical, semiconductor, and other applications where magnetism is an issue, DEFENDER features 1-piece rolled 304 SS construction, and can take radial and axial load of 170 and 89 lb, respectively. Sliding Carriage Block body features 3 hardened, 440C rollers with 2RS seals, and eccentric center roller allows for pre-load adjustment and smooth movement without clearance....

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Linear Bearings Prove Invaluable for Leading Drill Manufacturer

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - May 15, 2008 - igus® Inc. today announced that DeepRock, one of the world's leading manufacturers of portable drilling rigs, uses DryLin® linear bearings on a unique automatic rod handling system. The machine-known as "Otto"-is designed to eliminate the need for winches and excessive manpower during the drilling process. DryLin R linear bearings, along with igus'...

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Linear Bearing System minimizes mounting time.
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Linear Bearing System minimizes mounting time.

Providing up to 0.004 in. linear precision, Compact Rail absorbs rotational positioning errors, misalignments between lateral planes, longitudinal parallelism errors, or combination of all of these while still maintaining system's original preload setting. Raceways are located on inside to protect them from damage and contaminants. Equipped with built-in, spring-loaded wipers in heads and lateral...

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