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range3rrr
24-08-2011, 06:25 PM
Hello,

Please can anyone let me know what preload they have used on home build CNC router machines when using HIWIN 20 mm linear blocks. As I understand there are ZB, ZA and ZO, I have tried a ZB and a Z0 and a ZB has way too much friction for my Nema 23 3NM motors, so the choice seems to be either Z0 or ZA.

I plan to use the improved SW seals


Many thanks for your help
Rob

AdCNC
25-08-2011, 12:44 AM
Ive always gone for the Z0 Light preload i think its just right for the home grown even some serious machine builds.