Design Features

Machine Slides – Precision Slides – Design
Features

DuraBond Slide designs and manufactures engineered low profile, square gib linear slides for machine tool applications requiring high precision, accurate horizontal and vertical line movement. We’ve been attuned to the needs of the industrial marketplace since 1983 and that’s why Durabond has earned a reputation as “The Choice among Machine Tool Shops” for precision linear slides.

Our complete linear slide design data can be found here

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The details of our machine slides are outlined below to point out the subtle, yet significant benefits of a DuraBond Slide.

  1. Base
    Diagram of Features of our Machine Feed Slides, Precision SlidesStationary member of the linear slide system. Manufactured from high quality tool steel, hardened to 48-52 Rc and finish ground.
  2. Saddle
    Moving member of the linear slide system. Manufactured from high quality steel, bonded with Rulon bearing material and finish ground to create a precision slide.
  3. Way
    Saddle tracking member. Manufactured from high quality steel, bonded with Rulon bearing material and finish ground, ideal for machine use.
  4. Adjustment Way
    Saddle retaining member. Manufactured from high quality steel, bonded with Rulon bearing material and finish ground.
  5. Adjustment Gib
    Adjustable member of the linear slide system for setting clearance between the saddle and base. This member is bonded with Rulon bearing material and finish ground.
  6. Gib Screw
    High quality, fine thread Allen head screws strategically oriented along one side of the saddle for positioning the adjustment gib.
  7. Gib Screw Nut
    Locks the gib screw in place to maintain gib adjustment.
  8. Dowel Pins
    Dowel pins are incorporated for definitive alignment of the ways and saddle plate.
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