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Attaching a load to a Uhing traverse drive

Uhing traverse drives are friction drives. The rolling ring bearings are under pressure and in direct contact with the surface of the drive shaft. If you attach a load, then you are increasing this pressure on the bearings and as a result, the bearings...

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Is this you?

It's taken me 10 years to become somewhat proficient at being able to match Uhing linear drives to applications for which they will be an ideal fit. I'm no genius. But every day I speak with folks who seem to think they are. If someone asked me what is...

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One size does NOT fit all

I often get phone calls and emails from people saying "I'd like a quote on (insert Uhing rolling ring traverse drive model number)." I can approach these requests in two ways: 1) I can quote as requested and probably make a fast sale. 2) Or I can do what...

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It’s a friction drive

That means that the bearings put a significant "bite" on the shaft. Anything you do in your set up to interfere with that "bite" will cause problems for you. You can't lessen or increase the pressure of the bearings against the shaft. If you use oil or...

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