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500 Series Ball Linear Guides

500 Series Ball Linear Guides

Thomson 500 Series Ball Linear Guides provide long life, exceptional rigidity, high dynamic and static load capacities, accommodation for high moment loads, high running accuracy, multiple sealing options and multiple lubrication inlet options. This allows for on-site field modifications and interchangeability with competitor offerings. Improved machine accuracies and rigidity reduce vibration and extend machine and tool life. This has a direct effect on operational efficiency which translates into cost savings for the user.

The 500 Series Ball Linear Guides are produced from high quality bearing steel.  Almost all carriages, rails, and rolling elements are through-hardened. The end cap is constructed of a high strength, glass filled nylon with nitrile rubber seal. Stringent quality controls are in place to ensure consistency of materials from the source, allowing us to ensure that we delivery the highest quality product.


500 Series Ball Specifications:

Standard                                        Narrow
Std Std
Std Std
High High
15 X X X X
20 X X X X X
25 X X X X X
30 X X X X X X
35 X X X X X X
45 X X X X
Style A B C D E F G

500 Series Ball Highlights:

  • Straighter rails through advanced grinding technologies
  • Simple installation and greater accuracy with joint-free rails up to 6 meters
  • Smooth, quiet movement through patented insert molded recirculation paths and optimized geometries
  • Extended lubrication life due to built in grease pockets in the recirculation path
  • Multiple carriage styles and sizes available
  • On site field modifiable modular seals
  • Rail and carriage options from stock or short delivery
  • Customization with expanded accessory offering
  • Replaces AccuGlide®

500 Series Ball Typical Applications:

  • Precision Measuring Equipment
  • Industrial Robots
  • Food Processing Equipment
  • Industrial Automation
  • Machine Tool Equipment
  • Material Handling


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