guide rail


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guide rail

[′gīd ‚rāl]
(civil engineering)
A track or rail that serves to guide movement, as of a sliding door, window, or similar element.

guide rail

A track that acts as a guide for a sliding window or door.
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The more expensive, conventional guide rail systems usually do not provide for adjustment.
To operate, users input a desired guide rail width and the technology automatically makes all positioner adjustments--to tolerances of a few millimeters from each other--down the entire length of the line.
Guide rail placement is simplified with sliding and locking handles that allow for quick adjustments to the new specifications.
A Kerk precision rolled lead screw supported by scaled ball bearings and contained within a concentric steel guide rail, driving an integrated nut and bushing.
Existing links cause an extreme reduction in the gripping moment if the opening angles are small; Schunk is attempting to solve this problem with the patented single-pin guide rail, which ensures a constant closing moment through the gripping range.
8-million worth of curve widening, guide rail replacements, as well as culvert rehabilitations and replacements.
Available in two standard formats--ExpressCard/34 and ExpressCard/54--measuring 34 mm and 54 mm wide respectively, the system offers a plastic housing on a universal guide rail to enable easy insertion and ejection of the modules.
Debris on the moldboard can damage or Mop the moldboard's slide bushings from moving left or fight along the guide rail during operations.
In addition to quick adjustment, these features should provide a digital readout, color-coding or other methods that indicate specific guide rail positions for different sized containers.
The guide rail is specifically designed to provide high rigidity--up to 60 Nm.
Guide rails can be treated with a variety of techniques, such as a handgun, short boom with nozzles spraying each side of the guide rail, flood nozzles, or off-center nozzles treating in front of and under the guide rail.
Growing to hundreds of available application-specific innovative options, the changeover offerings range from low-tech adjustable bracket and rail assemblies to fully automated guide rail systems.