Archive for the ‘Linear Motion Components – FDA’ Category

Motion Control – Application – FDA/Washdown System Excels with Special Linear Motion Shaft Assembly from LM76!

Motion Control – FDA/Dairy Washdown System   E. Longmeadow, MA – — Motion Control – Application  – Dairy machinery manufacturers are under intense scrutiny by FDA inspectors when it comes to FDA material and caustic washdown compliance. Recently, LM76 was called by a large US dairy packaging company to review a problematic portion of their […]

Motion Control – ETX Unitized Pillow Block Bearings Are FDA Compliant!

Motion Control – ETX Bearing/Pillow Block We needed a bearing block that would be FDA compliant, washdown compliant and…be able to take a radioactive environment. We made a unitized bearing and mounting block combination that met application requirements. You won’t find this an any catalog!

Motion Control – The Engineering Edge – High Speed Linear Motion – Sleeve Style Linear Bearings

Motion Control – Sleeve Type Linear Bearings LM76 has two standard options for sleeve-style linear bearings when replacing linear ball bearings. Same format, dramatically different results.

Motion Control – FDA/USDA and 3A-Dairy Compliance Brochure features Linear Motion Components from LM76!

Motion Control – FDA/USDA/3A-Dairy Compliance Brochure E. Longmeadow, MA — Motion Control – Linear Motion Components – Food processing and beverage plants’ wash down areas are unique environments that undergo harsh treatment from high pressure washers, steam, and a multitude of caustic chemicals used in the cleaning and sanitizing production equipment.

Motion Control -What To Consider When Specifying A Linear Slide

Motion Control – Tutorial Considerations when specifying a linear slide for a new or existing application. By Mike Quinn • LM76 When a design engineer has fully defined a linear-motion application’s requirements regarding travel length, speed, force, and accuracy as well as repeatability, the next question to answer is this: Does an off-the-shelf linear slide (or a stock […]

Motion Control – CERAMICSPEED Bearing Units Are FDA Compliant!

Motion Control – Ceramic Radial Bearings are FDA Compliant E. Longmeadow, MA – LM76 is continuing to expand its FDA compliant radial and linear bearing product lines. CERAMICSPEED Bearing Units are the latest additions. Bearings used in the food and beverage industry have to be reliable, easily cleaned, and require only minimal maintenance. CERAMICSPEED Bearing […]

Motion Control – The Engineering Edge – Special Machined Linear Shafting

Motion Control – Custom Machined Linear Shafting

Motion Control – ZrO2 Zirconia Ceramic Radial Ball Bearings For High Loads available from LM76 are FDA/USDA/3A-Dairy Compliant!

Motion Control – Zirconia Ceramic Radial Bearings E. Longmeadow, MA — Motion Control – LM76 has announced the release of their new line of Radial Ball Bearings featuring ZrO2 (Zirconia) Ceramic balls. To Complement LM76’s broad range of Linear Bearings that are FDA/UDSA/3A Dairy compliant, as well as linear bearings for extreme environments; they have […]

Motion Control – The Engineering Edge – What’s the Difference?

Motion Control – Linear Bearings Compared E. Longmeadow, MA – LM76’s high speed, “Black Racer,” ceramic coated linear bearings out perform linear ball bushing and linear polymer bearings in high speed and high acceleration/deceleration applications. These drop in replacement linear bearings are designed to be used in standard open and closed pillow blocks. “Black Racer” […]

Motion Control – One Piece ETX Linear Bearing/Pillow Blocks Can Be Used In Radioactive Environments!

Motion Control- ETX Linear Bearing/Pillow Blocks E. Longmeadow, MA Motion — Control Components – Linear Motion – LM76 now offers one piece ETX Linear Bearing/Pillow Blocks that will not degrade in a radioactive environment! Machined from a solid block of self lubricating ETX, linear bearing-blocks have high strength, excellent wear resistance, low coefficient of friction, […]

The Engineering Edge – Lowest Coefficient of Friction Linear Bearings

For additional information on low coefficient of friction linear bearings from LM76 See: On “Linear Ball Bearings” with a Coefficient of Friction of .001 Click Here. On “Linear Roller Blocks” with a Coefficient of Friction of .003 Click Here. On “Black Racer Ceramic Linear Bearings” with a Coefficient of Friction of .04 (lubricated) Click Here. On […]

Motion Control – One Piece ETX Linear Bearing/Pillow Blocks Can Be Used In Radioactive Environments!

Motion Control – ETX Bearing/Pillow Blocks E. Longmeadow, MA Motion — Control Components – Linear Motion – LM76 now offers one piece ETX Linear Bearing/Pillow Blocks that will not degrade in a radioactive environment! Machined from a solid block of self lubricating ETX, linear bearing-blocks have high strength, excellent wear resistance, low coefficient of friction, […]

The Engineering Edge – “New Design” Pillow Blocks from LM76!

When our customer, a major European manufacturer of machinery for the paper industry, informed us they were having failures with linear bearings in their robotic paper slicing system, we listened. As a robotic arm swings around (360 degrees) it slices the paper to length. After cutting the paper to length, a linear table below indexes […]

The Engineering Edge – One Piece FDA Linear Bearings and ETX Scrapers!

  Motion Control – The Engineering Edge -Our latest linear bearing innovation is our FDL-ETX one piece bearing. ETX (FDA) Scraper Seals are machined into our Fluidline Linear Bearing. Our customer, a manufacturer of packaging machinery for the pharmaceutical industry, required FDA and washdown compliance. Further, they could not allow debris to include between the […]

Motion Control – Water Dog Sliders from LM76 are FDA/USDA/3-A Dairy Compliant!

  About LM76 and “The Engineering Edge” Founded in 1976, LM76 has been a leading designer/manufacturer of linear bearings, slides and linear motion systems. LM76 is renowned for its industry leading Minuteman PTFE Composite linear bearings. LM76 is a leading supplier of precision linear shafting: RC60, 300 Series Stainless Steel, and ceramic-coated aluminum shafting. LM76 […]

Motion Control Fluidline Bearings Available from LM76 are FDA/USDA/3A-Dairy Compliant!

Motion Control Linear Bearings – E. Longmeadow, MA — Motion Control – Linear Motion Bearings – FDA/USDA/3A compliant bearings, Seals, Shafting, and Pillow Blocks are available from LM76. LM76 Fluidline BearingsTM are long wearing thermoplastic polyester self lubricating, low coefficient of friction, light weight linear bearings. Available off-the-shelf in standard closed inch sizes (closed metric […]

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