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Building linear carriages oneself, is that possible?

Michael Hornung | 30. June 2019

What load do I want to move? How big is the thing that I want to move? What carriage surface is suitable for this? Is there a system in which I can choose between different widths and lengths? And what is the appropriate rail for this? What installation space is available to me? How can […]

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Installation and clearance adjustment of automatic TWA linear carriages

Michael Hornung | 30. June 2019

The automatic TWA linear carriages always require a minimum amount of clearance between carriage and rail. They are delivered ready to install with three adjusting keys. Assembly Insert all three keys into the carriage and “unlock” it by turning them anti-clockwise. Push the automatic TWA linear carriage onto the hard-anodised TS-01 rail. In the unloaded […]

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Installation and clearance adjustment of QWE linear carriages

Michael Hornung | 30. June 2019

The QWE linear carriages are delivered with a transport securing device, which simultaneously simplifies installation considerably. It is recommended that the securing device be retained for possible removal in future. Assembly The AWMQ hard-anodised, torque-resistant rail profile is pushed through the carriage. When this is done, the transport securing device is pushed out. (For removal, […]

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Installation and clearance adjustment of TW-01 linear carriages

Michael Hornung | 30. June 2019

The TW series 01 linear carriages always require a minimum amount of clearance between carriage and rail. They are delivered ready-to-install with preset clearance. Assembly The TW series 01 linear carriage has to be pushed onto the hard-anodised TS-01 rail profile. The carriage is now ready to use. Clearance adjustment The bearing clearance can be […]

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Installation and clearance adjustment TWE-04 Miniature linear carriages

Michael Hornung | 30. June 2019

The miniature carriages of TW series 02 always require a minimum amount of clearance between carriage and rail. They are delivered ready-to-install with preset clearance. Assembly The TWE series 04 linear carriage must be pushed onto the hard-anodised TS-04 rail. The carriage is now ready to use. Clearance adjustment The bearing clearance can be adjusted […]

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