High-Precision Miniature Guideways

April 20, 2000
The minirail guideways come in 7, 9, 12, and 15-mm sizes.

The minirail guideways come in 7, 9, 12, and 15-mm sizes. Available lengths range from 360 to 950 mm. Two preload and accuracy classes are available. Product dimensions conform to DIN 645-2. Single-piece prices start at $75 (one MN9 carriage and one 195 mm rail).

A series of miniature profile guideways make precision motion control economical for tightly packaged applications. The Minirail series is a family of robust, two-row miniature guideways made from stainless steel. An advanced ball-retainer design simplifies assembly and maintenance, reduces total implementation cost and increases versatility.

Applications for minirail guideways include automated printed-circuit-board assembly, microelectronics, semiconductor production, metrology, optics positioning, medical and pharmaceutical packaging, and analytical process equipment.

The guideways are made of corrosion-resistant, through-hardened stainless steel, making them suitable for demanding applications.

This information provided by Schneeberger Inc., Bedford, Mass.

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