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A Design of Crowning to Reduce Ball Passage Vibrations of a Linear Guideway Type Recirculating Linear Ball Bearing

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Hiroyuki Ohta

Nagaoka University of Technology, Department of Mechanical Engineering, 1603-1 Kamitomioka, Nagaoka, Niigata, Japan

Soichiro Kato

NSK Precision Co., Ltd., Linear Products Technology Department, 1-1 Onuma, Hanyu, Saitama, Japan

Jun Matsumoto

NSK Ltd., Corporate Research & Development Center, Technology Development Department 3, 1-5-50 Kugenuma Shinnmei, Fujisawa, Kanagawa, Japan

Kenta Nakano

NSK Precision Co., Ltd., Linear Products Technology Department, 78, Toriba, Maebashi, Gunma, Japan

J. Tribol 127(2), 257-262 (Apr 07, 2005) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1828436 History: Received February 17, 2004; Revised June 28, 2004; Online April 07, 2005
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Cross section of linear bearing
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Arrangements of balls. (a) Arrangement A, (b) arrangement B.
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Calculated ball passage vibrations. (a) Vertical ball passage vibration, (b) pitching ball passage vibration.
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Measuring system of ball passage vibrations
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Measured ball passage vibrations. (a) Vertical ball passage vibration, (b) pitching ball passage vibration.

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