SMC Pneumatics has released a new range of guide units for its ISO VDMA cylinders. The new units are ideal for applications where a standard non-rotating cylinder does not offer sufficiently high resistance to rotary torque and side load.
The GUMF guide units with slide bearing are designed to prevent rotation when used with both the C95 tie-rod style and CP95 profile design cylinders. The slide bearing offers excellent wear resistance with heavy duty load capacity.
GUMF units are available for 32 to 100 mm diameter cylinders, in stroke lengths of up to 500 mm for horizontal applications - although longer stroke lengths can be manufactured for some vertical applications. The guides can be mounted directly on to cylinders with the mounting bolts supplied.
The new guides are suitable for use in most applications and industries where VDMA cylinders are used.