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Motion Control – CERAMICSPEED Bearing Units Are FDA Compliant!

Motion Control – FDA Compliant Ceramic Radial Bearings


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E. Longmeadow, MA – Motion Control – LM76 is continuing to expand its FDA compliant radial and linear bearing product lines. CERAMICSPEED Bearing Units are the latest additions. Bearings used in the food and beverage industry have to be reliable, easily cleaned, and require only minimal maintenance. CERAMICSPEED Bearing Units featuring FDA-approved Si3N4 (Silicon Nitride) balls have extremely long service life as Si3N4 balls are 2 times harder than steel balls and 4 times smoother. Read more »

Motion Control – Self-Lubricating – Linear Motion – Double Flange Block Series Bearings

Motion Control – Minuteman Flange Blocks

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Use FDA Compliant Off-the-Shelf Linear Motion Components!

Motion Control – FDA Compliant Components

To: OEMs “Tooling Up” for Urgently Needed Medical Products! Use FDA Compliant Off-the-Shelf Linear Motion Components!

FDA Compliant Components

E. Longmeadow, MA — Motion Control – Components – Linear Motion – In dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic many companies have volunteered or been requested to produce urgently needed medical products such as: Masks, gowns, and ventilators. “Tooling Up” quickly to produce medical grade products for some companies can bring challenges. In addition to needing FDA compliant materials that will be used in the actual masks, gowns, and ventilators, the tooling used to manufacture these products may also need to meet FDA compliance standards.

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Depending on the product being manufactured, the tooling may need to be: Washed down using caustic chemicals, cleaned with high pressure steam, or sterilized with high Intensity Ultra Violet light or radiation. Read more »

Motion Control – “Whisper-Linear Slides” from LM76

Motion Control – Linear Slides
Whisper-Linear Slides from LM76

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E. Longmeadow, MA – Motion Control – Whisper-Linear™ Slides are non-driven linear slides which operate quietly, smoothly and can take a punch. It has a soft side in medical and pharmaceutical equipment but can show it’s tough side in wood working, machinery and outdoor applications.
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Motion Control – Low Cost, Off-the-Shelf Motion Control Linear Rail System from LM76

Motion Control – Rail and Roller Block System

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Longmeadow, MA – LM76 introduces their new, DEFENDER Linear Rail TM linear bearing system. This all stainless steel rail and bearing motion control system is strong, anti-magnetic, corrosion resistant, low cost and easy to install. Designed to be washed down with disinfectants or high strength industrial cleaners the DEFENDER Linear Rail TM linear bearing system is ideal for medical, pharmaceutical and food processing applications, as well as draw and rack glides, and sliding doors. Read more »

Motion Control – NEW! Super Wear Resistant FDA-USDA Compliant Cam Follower Bearings!

Motion Control – Cam Follower Bearings!

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E. Longmeadow, MA –Motion Control – LM76 has introduced their RINO Series of FDA/USDA compliant Cam Follower Bearings. Available in 12 sizes these all new cam follower bearings integrate: Stainless steel studs, hybrid stainless steel/ceramic bearings, FDA approved Lubricant, and poly-crystalline non-metallic tires. Mounted on stainless steel studs, LM76’s CERAMICSPEED hybrid radial bearings incorporate a stainless steel race and low friction ceramic balls that can handle high loads, are capable of high speed operation, and have an exceptionally long service life. The tire is formed from a super wear resistant poly-crystalline compound that has no soft spots and will not deform under pressure. Read more »

Motion Control – The Engineering Edge – Jet Rail Linear Roller Blocks – Bearing Specifications and Loading Instructions

Motion Control – the Engineering Edge – Jet Rail
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Motion Control – The Engineering Edge – Trunnion Grinding Slide for Oil Field

Motion Control – Custom Linear Slides

Motion Control Engineering edgeMotion Control  Application – We are shipping another slide today for the oil patch. When Weir Oil and Gas called with a slide application that required special engineering, LM76 was all ears – as it was right up our alley. Read more »

Motion Control – Application – LM76 Jet Rail Linear Motion Bearings & Shafting

Motion Control Application – How Would You Position Components Of An Experimental Reactor Vessel Weighing 33 Tons?

Easy … Using Custom made LM76 Jet Rail Bearings and Shafting!

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E. Longmeadow, MA –Linear Motion Control Application – When a privately funded research company was ready to move from their original Proof of Concept to a sustainable fusion reactor to produce clean sustainable energy, they realized that extremely heavy components would need to be assembled and disassembled and reassembled again for design modifications and maintenance. The completed assembly would be the length of two buses and easy alignment of the individual components would be critical.

The main reactor, the fusion containment chamber that is capable of containing a plasma medium of 10 to 15 million degrees is made of non-magnetic stainless steel as are many of the components. The Plasma Medium could be described as a football shaped blob about 1 meter in diameter by 2 meters long. The plasma medium is injected from each end of the reactor assembly by Plasma Guns.

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See photo to right – On each end of the assembly is a Plasma Gun. The Plasma Guns as are all the floor lever components, are positioned using LM76 Jet Rail Bearings and shafting. The Jet Rail Bearings and Shafting can be seen near to bottom of the picture.

In addition to the reactor, high energy particle beam generators are positioned at angles to the fusion containment chamber. These particle bean generators form and suspend the plasma medium for an indefinite period of time in the center of the containment chamber. These generators have to be easily positioned – by hand – to accommodate adjustments and re-assembly.

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See photo to the left – Neutral-Beam Injectors are positioned around the Reaction Chamber to position and shape the Plasma Medium. These are also moved into position on LM76 Jet Rail Bearings and Shafting.

In addition to supporting the weight of the components, the bearings selected to move these massive loads during the construction and testing of the fusion reactor would have to be non-magnetic. Working with engineers, LM76 developed a custom 3 inch Jet Rail Bearing designed to carry both the weight of the fusion reactor and the high energy particle generators. In addition LM76 supplied precision ground, 3 inch 303 stainless steel (non-magnetic) shafting.

The custom manufactured Jet Rail Roller Blocks and 303 stainless steel shafting simplified the assembly/disassembly of the fusion containment chamber and components while ensuring critical alignment throughout travel.

This breakthrough fusion reactor is still in the experimental stage. A commercially viable reactor would need to contain 100 million degrees. Why is the project so important? Because in addition to producing sustainable energy, its only by-product is, environmentally safe, “helium ash.”.

 

See photo below – The drawing below shows all the components in place. The assembly is 60 meters long and supported on LM76 jet Rail Bearings and Shafting.

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For additional information about Jet Rail Linear Bearings and Shafting from LM76 go to: http://www.lm76.com/jet_rail.htm

About LM76 and “The Engineering Edge”

Founded in 1976, LM76 has been a leading designer/manufacturer of linear bearings, slides and linear motion systems. LM76 is renowned for its industry leading Minuteman PTFE Composite linear bearings. LM76 is a leading supplier of precision linear shafting: RC60, 300 Series Stainless Steel, and ceramic-coated aluminum shafting. LM76 also offers several FDA/USDA compliant linear bearings and slides for the food processing, pharmaceutical, medical, and packaging industries.

When others think catalog …   … LM76 thinks solution!

For additional information contact Mike Quinn at: LM76, 140 Industrial Dr., E. Longmeadow, MA 01028; Telephone: 413-525-4166, Fax: 413-525-3735 or E-Mail: mquinn@lm76.com or visit the website at http://www.lm76.com

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Motion Control – Fluidline Bearings Available from LM76 are FDA/USDA/3A-Dairy Compliant!

Motion Control – Thermoplastic Linear Bearings

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E. Longmeadow, MA — Motion Control – Linear Motion Bearings – FDA/USDA/3A compliant bearings, Seals, Shafting, and Pillow Blocks are available from LM76.

LM76 Fluidline BearingsTM are long wearing thermoplastic polyester self lubricating, low coefficient of friction, light weight linear bearings. Available off-the-shelf in standard closed inch sizes (closed metric sizes are available on request) these bearings drop-in replacements for standard linear bearings. They are highly resistant to wash-down chemicals and high energy radiation such as gamma and x-rays. Read more »