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IKO is a world renowned producer of quality needle bearings, linear motion rolling guides, precision positioning tables and machine components. Only IKO offers C-Lube; a 5 year or 12,500 miles maintenance-free lubrication in M series linear ways and maintenance-free cam followers. IKO offers specialized solutions for many unique manufacturing situations including: clean rooms, vacuum environments, high temperature areas and dust or spatter protection. IKO products are highly regarded in the worldwide marketplace and the company strives to live up to the inspiration for the name IKO: Innovation—our employees are constantly striving to develop new technologies. Know-How—our extensive technical knowledge is applied to every situation to determine an optimal solution. Originality—our creativity allows us to develop techniques that help to continuously improve the performance of our products.

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Miniature Bearings Without Compromise

POSTED 12/07/2016

IKO's standard miniature bearings lineIKO's standard miniature bearings line is now available in rail widths from 1-mm to 25-mm with wide-bearing options as high as 42-mm. They are also available in up to four different lengths—compact, standard, long and extra-long in many sizes.

The variety of widths and bearing lengths enables designers to easily tailor a miniature bearing system to specific payload requirements. IKO's largest miniature linear bearings with the larger bearing lengths can handle much higher dynamic and moment loads than expected from a miniature unit. The largest miniature models for example, have dynamic load ratings in excess of 16,600 N (LWLG25) and moment load ratings over 320 N•m (MLFG42) in the roll axis. To ensure its miniature bearings keep running smoothly, IKO has integrated its C-Lube long-term lubrication system into many units, which offers a controlled release of lubricant over 20,000 km of operation. C-Lube technology can be integrated into bearings as small as 3-mm wide.

IKO 's miniature bearings have many other options to increase design flexibility, including:

  • Interchangeable components, even with light preload.
  • Corrosion resistant coatings.
  • Ceramic balls.
  • Stainless steel or carbon steel rails.
  • Stainless steel end plates for applications with thermal extremes.
  • Bottom-mounted, threaded mounting hole rails.

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