The Latest News in Linear Motion Technology

Find the latest news from PBC Linear. If you have questions regarding past or present articles or releases, please contact our office and we will direct you to the appropriate expert. Enjoy reading up on all of our linear motion news offerings, and thanks for visiting PBC Linear!

Round Shaft and Bearings in Medical Applications

December 19, 2018
Round shaft and bearings offer linear motion solutions for many medical applications, any place linear adjustment is needed:  patient handling (surgical tables, chair lifts, etc.), scan heads, ceiling tracks for moveable lights, instrument adjustments, just to name a few.
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Redi-Rail Linear Guide Mounting

October 17, 2018
Redi-Rail is a versatile product and can be mounted to utilize either the radial load capacity or the axial load capacity.  Referencing the coordinate axis below, a load applied in the Y direction makes use of the radial load capacity.
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Roller Bearings in Linear Motion Applications

September 07, 2018
Linear motion applications are often found to have not only radial loads but also axial load requirements.  For these applications, single or double row angular contact bearings are often used. 
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The PBC Road Show Is On The Move

July 16, 2018
The PBC Linear Roadshow offers customers that hands-on experience, all within clients’ friendly confines. During this event, attendees may interact with their choice of a wide range of components and mechatronic samples, while engaging in a meaningful dialogue with PBC representatives.
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PBC Linear celebrates groundbreaking for its new $10 million facility expansion

June 07, 2018

PBC Linear was joined by distinguished attendees including Winnebago County Chairman Frank Haney, South Beloit Mayor Ted Rehl, Senate aide to Dick Durbin Awis Quartey, representatives from Alpine Bank and The LandMark Group Companies.

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Machining Simplicity Linear Bearings

May 14, 2018

Simplicity bearings can be machined and modified in the field.

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Combating Environmental Issues With PBC Linear Guidance Solutions

April 05, 2018
Its time to hang up the gloves and combat enviromental issues with a PBC linear motion guidance solution
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Linear Shafting and Rails Light Weight Alternatives

March 18, 2018
PBC Linear offers a lighter weight alternative to hardened steel or stainless steel linear shafting and support rail assemblies. 
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What is Leadscrew Efficiency?

February 05, 2018
Leadscrew efficiency is a pure calculated value, empirical testing is the best method to determine performance.
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Linear Bearings from Simplicity installed into Acushot Needle-free Injection Gun

May 06, 2013
To solve these problems, Acushot, an innovative vetrinary design company, designed an automated, needle-free injection gun for mass livetock vaccination. The design required a linear bearing system to absorb recoil. Acushot™ turned to Colpitt Designs, who recommended PBC Linear’s Simplicity® plane bearings for the task.
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