Tag: Linear Guideways

5 Key Tips for Linear Bearing Maintenance

A White Paper from Al Ng, Director, Engineering -- Thomson Linear Bearings and Guides How a $25 Investment Now Can Prevent Tens of Thousands of Dollars in Unplanned Downtime.   5 Key Tips for Proper Linear Bearing Maintenance. Now is the time to start avoiding expensive unplanned downtime by implementing a regular schedule for bearing lubrication … Continue reading 5 Key Tips for Linear Bearing Maintenance

Linear Bearings and Guideways Primer

Linear bearings and guideways are primarily used in positioning table (positioning stage) applications.  The main function of a positioning table's linear or rotary bearing system is to carry the user mounted load while the table is in motion.  The bearings are also a key element in determining the overall positioning table accuracy, repeatability, straightness and … Continue reading Linear Bearings and Guideways Primer