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How is a linear plain bearing installed?

Michael Hornung | 30. June 2019

How is a linear plain bearing installed?

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As an alternative to lubricated ball bushings, there is the clean, self-lubricating linear bearing adapter. The two cylindrical types have identical installation heights and can be installed in any linear housing. The two bearing types are also installed in the housing in exactly the same way.

  1. Firstly, a circlip is inserted into the inner groove in the housing with the help of circlip pliers in accordance with DIN 471 or 472 .
  2. The adapter is then pushed in.
  3. On the opposite side, a second circlip is slotted into the second groove.
  4. The linear bearing housing has now been secured and is ready to use.

And this is how it is done:

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