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Material and coatings

Ewellix standard precision rails are made of steel such as 90MnCrV8 (1.2842) or equivalent with a hardness of 58 to 62 HRC. If required the rails can also be supplied in stainless steel. All rails from the LWRE ACSM series are made of stainless steel X46Cr13 (1.4034) or equivalent.
Standard rolling elements are made of carbon chromium steel 100Cr6 (1.3505) or similar. Rolling elements made of stainless steel are available on request.
The standard cages of rolling element assemblies are made of plastic or aluminium. For special cages such as PEEK, steel or brass, please contact your local Ewellix support.
Standard end pieces are made of blackened steel. On request end pieces can be chrome coated.
For corrosive environments, the rails can be protected with a special TDC (Thin Dense Chrome) coating. This coating is matt grey in colour and complies with RoHS requirements.

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