Shaft supports are needed for mounting round shafting to be used as a linear guide. Watch this video to learn about the different styles and how you can use them in your designs.
Watch this video to learn about the many configurations of Thomson pillow blocks available and which ones are right for your linear motion designs.
To increase precision in your linear motion designs, adjusting the pillow blocks to remove the lash is a good idea. Watch this video to learn how.
Properly mounting round shafting is required for it to be used as a linear guide. Watch this video to learn about the most common shaft mounting methods.
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