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Linear motion slides and guides

This range is part of Accuride's Quick Ship Programme and is available from stock both direct from Accuride or through our network of distributors.

Linear motion slides and guides

Accuride manufactures three separate versions of linear slides:

Caged ball bearings

The moving member is mounted on a ball retainer that moves on ball bearings within the length of a C shaped track.

This type of linear slide is ideal for flat or side mounting and is typically used in low load and low precision applications.

Typical applications include:

  • Vending machines
  • Arcade penny pusher machines
  • Upright as a non-load bearing guide (DZ0115RS only)
Caged ball-bearing slide

Recirculating ball carriages

The ball bearings circulate infinitely within a carriage. The carriages and tracks are bought separately.

The Accuride recirculating ball slide is ideal for areas where low friction movement is needed but where precision linear slides may be over engineered for the job and therefore expensive.

Typical applications include:

  • Movement and positioning of work surfaces
  • Machine guards
  • Sliding panels and doors
view of an Accuride recirculating ball carriage on a white background.

Friction Guides

Friction guides are competitively priced compared to high precision ball guides, yet are still suitable for most automation requirements. The products are ultra-low weight and yet have a high static load bearing and are exceptionally durable. Because of the simple design and construction, they are not subject to catastrophic failure.

Typical applications include:

  • Automation and materials handling
  • Areas of high dirt and dust
  • Cash handling/vending/leisure
view of an Accuride friction guide on a white background.