[ Log In ]
[ Register ]

Question #: 14031

Question: What do you suggest for lubrication on the rails of the VLXL?

Current Solution

The X-axis rails on the Vertical Laser XL are the round rails found here:

And use these rail blocks:

You want to use lubrication/grease for a couple of reasons.
- The round rail, if subject to moisture, can rust over time. Most oil based lubrication will help prevent this from happening.
- The bearings in the linear guide will be constantly in contact with the round rod of the linear guide. Grease with a NLGI grade 3 specification and one with a good adhesion property so the grease will remain on the surface of the guide for a longer period of time.


Other Possible Solutions to this Question

Get Help with:
This Product
Tech Support
This Product
Order Query
Tech Support
Not logged in. Log In Register
Track Order(s)
View Order(s)
I Want to Schecule a One-On-One Paid Tech Support Session
Book an Appointment Pertaining to a BuildYourCNC Product (Free)
Ask a Quesion Below (Free):
Book an Appointment Pertaining Other Equipment ($60/half hour)
Book an Immedite Appointment Pertaining Other Equipment ($120/half hour)
Ask a Quesion Below (Free):
Waiting for response... I may not answer immediately, but I was notified on my cellular phone so my response is forthcoming. If I don't respond immediately, you can always go to the [My Account] page to see all of our chats at any time.