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Glide Screws

Glide Screws™ from our supplier Thomson Linear are part linear bearing, part lead screw and combine the best features of both products into an easy to install, one-part solution.

The design of the Glide Screw allows it to handle both axial, radial and moment loads without additional guidance, resulting in an efficient and space saving design that is quick and easy to install, with reduced maintenance needs compared to traditional solutions.

Glide Screws eliminate issues with alignment and for zero maintenance, they come as standard with Thomson’s patented Lube-for-Life technology. If required, additional high heat, vacuum/clean-room and food grade configurations are available – please contact us to discuss your requirements.

Highlights include:

  • Integrated lead screw/linear bearing
  • Integrated lubrication block
  • Side load/moment load capable
  • Pre-aligned screw and linear bearings

Benefits of Glide Screws include:

  • Reduced footprint
  • Reduced equipment downtime
  • Lower cost of ownership
  • Faster installation
  • Fewer components simpler bill of material
  • Maintenance free - no lubrication required
  • Instantly smooth and quiet motion from superior alignment

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