NEW PRODUCTS – 12mm Supported Slide Rail – 600mm long and 12mm Diameter Slider Platform
NEW PRODUCT – 12mm Supported Slide Rail – 600mm long: Do the CNC electric-slide! To the left, now to the right. Now you have no excuse for not building that CNC robot. This supported 12mm diameter slide rail makes adding linear motion control easy. This product is the slide rail itself that works perfectly with our 12mm Diameter Rail Slider. Made of an aluminum base and a stainless-steel precision railing bonded/welded on permanently, its exactly 30mm x 28mm and 600mm long. It is possible to cut it down to any size but you’ll need tools that can cut hardened stainless steel.
The support metal makes the rail strong and straight. There are holes in the base for easy attachment to any metal or wood surface. Chances are you’ll want two of these and then two or more rail sliders for stability and support.
NEW PRODUCT – 12mm Diameter Slider Platform: Make your robot or CNC move on our Aluminum Slide Rail with this sliding ball-bearing platform. The slider is 39mm x 36mm and has four holes tapped for M4 machine screws so you can attach pretty much anything you want. This slider has a plastic interior with small metal ball bearings to make it slide easily and smoothly.
The platform won’t come off the railing but it does rotate a bit around so for best stability, use two support rails. Often times, CNC projects will have two of these on opposite sides of the machine body to support a larger platform. You can also have some other support mechanism of your own devising.
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