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Automotion supply a large range of mechanical components to design engineers and special purpose machine builders. We specialise in linear rail systems, lead and ball screws, mechanical precision components and rotary parts. Our parts are fully listed on our website, where cad files can be downloaded and parts ordered. We hold a lot of product in stock.


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Shaft Support Rail

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Automotion Components Ltd
Alexia House
Little Mead Industrial Estate
GU6 8NE (UK)

Tel 0845 850 99 40
Fax 0845 850 99 41


The Shaft Support Range
Shaft support rail units are composed of several individual sections, comprising of a hardened steel shaft and an aluminium support rail which provides a lightweight but sturdy rigidity.
For use with open linear fanged and unflanged bushings and carriages.
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Shaft Support Rails
Hardened and ground steel shaft (carbon steel 070M55, Cf53 - DIN 1.1213), aluminium alloy support rail. Surface hardness of steel shaft - 60-66 HRc.
On request a stainless steel (usually 440C) shaft can be mounted on the support rail.
  • Different holes pitches available on request.
  • Lengths of up to 3m.
  • Order online.
  • Pdf
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Manual Shaft Clamps
Aluminium body, with hardened steel contact faces. Activating the clamping lever presses the face of the clamp into contact with the shaft bar enabling it to hold in place. Use with shaft support rail L1780. Pneumatic shaft clamps also available.
  • Order online.
  • Pdf
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Splined Shafts
For use with splined bushings part no. L1791. Torque figures stated are approximate, and dependent on the application. In important cases please consult our Technical department.
  • Steel (C40).
  • Lengths of up to 3m.
  • Order online.
  • Pdf
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Splined Bushes
For use with our splined shafts. 

  • Steel (9 SMnPb 36).
  • Majority of sizes held in stock.
  • Order online.
  • Pdf
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