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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It was obvious that the bolt carrier needed to be perfectly aligned with the barrel and looking at the inside of the receiver the bolt carrier guide rails could be seen.
The more expensive, conventional guide rail systems usually do not provide for adjustment.
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.
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.
A one-point adjustment guide rail set-up offers control of both conveyors from one place, saving additional time
Designed to minimize space requirements by combining a precision guide rail, a pneumatic cylinder with integrated air, and electrical feed through, the LIRAX SSP provides extremely high positioning accuracies, high force capability and reliable operation.
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.
It consists of a base that attaches to any flat surface and a series of stepped and straight-through couplings, which accept different sized shafts and also mount onto a guide rail. The system has ball-end mounts and V-block clamps.
The ScrewRail comprises a precision rolled lead screw, supported by sealed bearings and contained within a concentric steel guide rail, that drives an integrated nut/bushing.
Guide rail placement is simplified with sliding and locking handles to allow quick adjustment to the new specification.
The system is made up of a powered cart and conveyor that travels along a floor mounted guide rail, transferring full pallet loads at speeds up to 40 feet per minute.