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Slide/guide Rails?

Slide/guide Rails?

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Hi all,

I have a large HMI control panel that needs to be used at all points along a long conveyor belt. approximately 10 metres. I would like to mount this HMI onto a rail that runs the length of the conveyor, with a linear bearing to slide this HMI up and down the rail (therefore conveyor) easily. Sounds pretty simple in theory but I cant seem to find a UK manufacturer of this. I'm sure its easy to find online but I can't get onto the right track by searching for linear slide rails/tracks etc...Can anybody point me in the right direction? or recommend a vendor for me to contact?

Cheers

Matt

RE: Slide/guide Rails?

Basically any linear rail will work.. You just may need to put multiple rails connected to each other..
Could just be a wheel or 2 running in a track.. V-guide wheels,etc..
SO many ways to accomplish the need easily..

RE: Slide/guide Rails?

Your application doesn't appear to need precision positioning. www.pbclinear.com may have a number of items that you may find interesting, if you can get them in the UK.

TygerDawg
Blue Technik LLC
Virtuoso Robotics Engineering
www.bluetechnik.com

RE: Slide/guide Rails?

Matt_Stt,

How about a cart with casters?

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JHG

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