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Print, Scan, Etch

Smooth Linear Motion for Printing, Scanning, and Etching

PBC Linear provides cost effective linear motion solutions to the printing, scanning, and etching industries. For smooth and quiet function, without the need for grease, turn to Simplicity® plain bearings and steel shafting. The SIMO® Series Linear Motion Platform is a pre-assembled system that reduces set-up time and requires little maintenance - while the choice of bearing and drive mechanism ensures that specific application requirements are met. Integral V Technology's hardened steel raceway and high performance v-wheels are highly repeatable, making IVT an optimal choice in inkjet printing, label printing, and the 3D printing space. 

  • Oil-free linear motion components ensure long-lasting operation for digital print and imaging system tasks
  • Precision machined linear slides facilitate smooth travel, velocity control and accurate alignment
  • Drop-in motion control systems provide high performance travel in digital imaging, 3D scanner and printer applications
  • Proven experience with top imaging system manufacturers
  • Dedicated linear motion application engineers ready to work in full design collaboration for integrated mechatronic solutions

Mechatronics Made Easy


3DP Unlimited

Application Story: SIMO Series Linear Actuators Provide Large-Scale, Easy-to-Integrate Solution
for 3DP Unlimited. The X1000 large format 3D printer from 3DP Unlimited is a great example of bringing optimized electronic design and optimized mechanical design together.
Watch the video and learn more here.


PBC Linear and Moons' Industries Announce Joint Venture: At the recent CIIF show in China, PBC Linear & Moons’ Industries announced a joint venture together which will develop & deliver world class integrated mechatronic solutions for linear motion applications. Learn more! Download the Joint Venture brochure here. Watch the video here.


Resources & Case Studies
Video The Design Engineer’s Mission: Cut Linear Motion Cost … Not Performance (Episode 2)
Blog Post How Long Will Simplicity® Linear Bearings Last?
Video The Design Engineer’s Mission: Linear Motion Flexibility (Episode 1)
Blog Post Self-Lubricating Bearings - Top 5 Reasons To Go Lube Free
Blog Post Simplicity Linear Bearing’s Self-Alignment Feature
Video IVT Carriage Adjust Online Classroom
Products Suited for Print, Scan, Etch
PDF Icon Redi-Rail Low Profile
PDF Icon Simplicity
PDF Icon PBC Product Overview Selection Guide
PDF Icon SIMO Series Linear Motion Platform Catalog
PDF Icon IVT Linear Guide System
PBC Linear | 6402 Rockton Road, Roscoe, IL 61073 | P. O. Box 6980, Rockford, IL 61125-6980 | Toll-Free (800) 962-8979 | Fax: (815) 389-5790

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