1. #1
    Hello All,

    I have a set of SBR16UU linear bearing blocks. There are four mounting holes and in the centre a set screw.
    Before I mount the bearings, I want to know if I need access to the set screw. What is it for? I suspect it is for removing the
    linear bearing from the mounting block. But it could be for some kind of adjustment (I think this is unlikely but worth asking
    before I make the screw completely inaccessible. Thanks for any help.


  2. #2
    Just in case my original description was vague, I have added a marked-up picture of a bearing block similar to mine.


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    Last edited by cambesol; 25-11-2013 at 04:10 PM.

  3. #3
    The center hole is primarily to keep the bearing in place. The one in the side is used to try and eliminate play in the bearing.
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  4. #4
    Thanks Jonathan, That implies that I can cover the central hole and not regret it later when I have to strip the machine the down to make an adjustment.

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