How to Select the Ideal Linear Shaft for Your Application

Shaft bars are used in many linear, rotary and static applications. In this guide we only consider the product being used in a linear motion system.

Motion control systems regulate and manage the movement of machinery and equipment, including controlling speed, position, and torque. Linear shafts are key components in these systems. They’re used in applications ranging from 3D printers to automotive systems. But what exactly are linear shafts and what do they do? This guide from Essentra explains what you should know, covering:

What are linear shafts and how do they work?

What is Tolerance Class?

Typical linear shaft applications

How to choose the right linear shaft

Surface compatibility and resistance of linear shafts

Maintenance and longevity of linear shafts

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