Daily Archives: October 3, 2018

What are Miniature Slide Guides?

Slide guides are industrial mechanical guides to reduce friction in linear motions. They use rolling elements, either hardened steel rollers or balls, moving along two raceways, with a stick-slip arrangement. This provides a smooth linear motion in either direction even when the load is heavy. Usually, slide guides carry their loads on one or more blocks or carriages riding on a rail. Instead of carrying loads, they can also guide other components, making sure they move smoothly and easily along Read more [...]