The 2RE Superslide linear motion system integrates Super Smart Ball Bushing(TM) bearings. The system features carriage and LinearRace(TM) shaft assemblies with integrated T-slots for assembly and mounting. Standard features include anodized coating, double-acting integral wipers, and optional bellows for protection in corrosive environments.
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