Simplicity(reg) Designers Handbook and Product Guide provides information on applying plane bearings to linear motion applications. An introductory section covers the advantages of the Simplicity bearings over traditional bearing technologies. Product specifications, drawings, and details are included for individual bearings, pillow-block assemblies, complete slide assemblies, and square bearings in standard inch, European, and Asian metric sizes.
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