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The Top 5 - PBC Linear blog posts of 2011

January 12, 2012 - Rockford, IL  -  Posted by Mark Huebner

The Top 5 Blog Posts of 2011

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2011 was a great year for the PBC Linear blog!   Relevant application stories, technical specs, usage tips, and up to date product information delivered on a regular basis has made the PBC Linear blog a vital way to communicate.  You can sign up now to have the latest articles delivered to directly to your email box or to your favorite reader via RSS.

5.  Top 5 Killers of Design Projects

Avoid these killers that can turn your design engineering project into a nightmare.

4.  PBC and Hiller Inc Provide Ultra-Light Redi-Rail for Aircraft

Aircraft interiors require lightweight and sturdy designs. Hiller Inc., a specialist design firm in luxury aircraft, collaborated with PBC Linear to produce an efficient linear motion solution for a lavatory door.

3.  Dealing with Back Drive in a Linear Slide

In a vertical orientation, back drive can occur by the load (or carriage) alone, causing the carriage to drift down. Vibration and other external factors can also cause this movement. Generally, a lead screw with efficiency greater than 50% will have a tendency to back drive.

2.  The Science of Self-lubrication

Bearing and linear guide manufacturers’ misuse of performance buzzwords such as “self-lubrication”, “maintenance free”, and “lubed for life” has led to a broad misunderstanding of what these terms actually mean.

#1.  Heavy Duty Linear and Roller Bearings in Motion

Announcing the release of a short video detailing both product and potential applications within the industrial and heavy manufacturing space, this was the most viewed and clicked blog post for 2011 at the PBC Linear blog.



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