Featured App of the Month: SKF Linear Guides Selection

The app that helps you select the correct linear guides for your application, giving you an overall view of SKF's linear guides range.

This easy to use app is well laid out, clear and straight forward - perfect for engineers who need that last bit of help with their product selection, whether they have used SKF products before, are changing from another supplier or are building a whole new system.

To begin the selection process, the 'Family Selection' feature helps to give you an indication on the correct product family that fulfils your applications required features. Simply by entering a few machine specifications, the tool will process this information and suggest the product family that will best suit your application.

Next up, the 'Selection Tool' is available for linear ball bearings and units, profile rail guides, miniature profile rail guides and slides and precision rail guides. Once the product family has been recognised, the product search feature allows you to either free search for the desired product or give you the option enter the shaft specifications before suggesting the optimum product.

This isn't everything either, other useful features available within the app include: cross-reference tool for many top brands and a special applications section which suggests what products are best to use for common applications.


We think this app is fantastic, even if help with product selection isn't required, this app is still an extremely handy tool for engineers who need a quick and easy product referencing tool!

Available to use on desktop, tablet and smart phone - downloas them here from both Google Play and the AppStore.

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