Precautions For The Use Of Linear Slides

- Jan 11, 2019-

Linear guides are precision parts, so they require a very careful attitude when used. Even if high-performance linear guides are used, if they are not used properly, the expected performance will not be achieved, and the linear guides will be easily damaged. Therefore, the following matters should be noted when using linear guides:


Prevent corrosion

When taking the linear guide directly by hand, wash off the sweat on your hands and apply high-quality mineral oil before handling. Pay special attention to rust prevention during the rainy season and summer.


Keep the environment clean

Keeping the linear guide and its surroundings clean Even if tiny dust that is invisible to the naked eye enters the guide rail, it will increase the wear, vibration and noise of the guide rail.


Installation must be careful

The linear guides should be carefully and carefully used during installation. Strong stamping is not allowed. It is not allowed to directly hit the guide rails with a hammer. It is not allowed to transmit pressure through the rolling elements.


The installation tool should be suitable

Linear guides use special tools with appropriate and accurate installation tools, and try to avoid the use of cloth and short fibers.