Linear Motion Rail Systems – Defender Rails from LM76 Go, “Quiet!”

Defender Rails Go Quiet!

Linear Motion Rail Systems - Defender Rail With Quiet Strip

linear motion rail systems from LM76

E. Longmeadow, MA – — Linear Motion Rail Systems – LM76’s popular Defender Rails have gone Quite. The “Quite Strip” made of UHMW (Features of UHMW include: Excellent abrasion and wear resistance, very high impact strength, meets FDA and USDA guidelines, no moisture absorption, Self-lubricating – no need for oils or lubricants. excellent noise abatement properties, chemical resistance and corrosion resistant, maintains performance and properties at -30°C, low coefficient of friction) eliminates the noise often associated with steel rollers running on steel rails. The Stainless Steel Defender Rail Systems with UHMW “Quitet Strips” are ideal for integration into medical applications, especially those involving patient care.

UHMW Strips also increases the life of Defender Rails.

The UHMW Quite/Wear strip increases the life of the Stainless Steel Defender Rail Systems. As the strip wears the clearance can be adjusted via the eccentric mount of the rollers. The Defender Rail Systems materials are:

  • Rails – 303 stainless steel
  • Blocks – 300 stainless steel
  • Rollers – 440C stainless Steel
  • Wear strips – UHMW

Linear Motion - Defender Rail With Wear Strip

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Founded in 1976, LM76 has been a leading designer/manufacturer of linear bearings, slides and linear motion systems. LM76 is renowned for its industry leading Minuteman Teflon® Composite linear bearings. LM76 is a leading supplier of precision linear shafting: RC60, 300 Series Stainless Steel, and ceramic-coated aluminum shafting. LM76 also offers several FDA/USDA compliant linear bearings and slides for the food processing, pharmaceutical, medical, and packaging industries.

For additional information contact Mike Quinn at: LM76, 140 Industrial Dr., E. Longmeadow, MA 01028; Telephone: 413-525-4166, Fax: 413-525-3735 or E-Mail: or visit the website at

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