Linear slides also known as linear motion bearings which are designed to provide free motion in a one direction only. There are different types of linear slides, they provide linear motion based on the bearings which might be ball bearing, linear roller bearing, fluid or magnetic bearing, dovetail bearing. There are few slides that provide movement along both X and Y axis like linear stages, XY tables, machine slides and others. They are basically light weighted compact and operates with very low sliding resistance. Due to its low inertia and very small frictional factor it excels in high-speed responsive performance. Linear slides provide a high load capacity by using Gothic arch grooves and are highly accurate and rigid. Linear ball slides are highly corrosion resistant slides which has extremely low friction coefficient due to stainless steel ball roll on four stainless steel needle roller which are highly corrosion resistant. Liner slides are designed in such a way that they provide robust applications that demand high thrust along stiffness and accuracy
Global Linear Slides Market: Market dynamics
The growth of global linear slides market is driven by automotive and electrical & electronics industry. The growth is majorly driven by the industrial application of the linear slides. Linear slides have two kinds of rolling elements ball bearing slides and roller slides. The end users can chose either ball bearing slides or roller slides, the ball bearing slides offer even accuracy motion in a single axis design, or roller slides which are also called as crossed roller slides they are non-motorized slides that offer low-friction linear movement for equipment power by hand or inertia which provides heavier load capabilities and better movement control. The restrain for liner slide market would be the substitutes present in the market like linear guide way. The linear guideway provides a linear motion that utilizes re-circulating rolling element between a bearing block and a profiled rail. The coefficient friction on guideway is only 1/50 compared to linear slides which are able to take loads from all the sides, with this a high precision and accuracy in moving can be achieved.
Global Linear Slides Market: Segment Overview
Industrial has higher rate of usage of linear slides followed by factory automation and machine tools. Use of Linear slides is increasing the application in the field of packaging industry.
Global Linear Slides Market: Regional overview
Based on the geographies, the global linear slides market is fragmented into seven key regions- Latin America, North America, Eastern Europe, Western Europe, Asia-Pacific except Japan, Japan, and Middle East & Africa. Among the regions mentioned above Asia-pacific is the largest and the fastest growing market followed by North America and Western Europe. Overall the market for linear slides has a positive growth owing to the growth in automotive and industrial sector.
Global Linear Slides Market: Market Players
Some of the market players identified in the global linear slides market includes:
- Bishop-Wisecarver Corporation
- Del-Tron Precision Inc
- PARKER HANNIFIN CORP
- THK CO., LTD.
- Ball Slides, Inc.
- THK America, Inc.
- PHD Inc.
- Holmarc Opto-Mechatronics (P) Ltd.
- Reliance precision Ltd.
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- Asia Pacific (China, India, ASEAN, Australia & New Zealand)
- Middle East and Africa (GCC, S. Africa, N. Africa)
Global Linear Slides Market: Market segmentation
On the basis of range type, the global linear slides market is segmented into:
- Turnkey linear
On the basis of rolling elements, the global linear slides market is segmented into:
- Ball bearing slides
- Roller slides
On the basis of application type, the global linear slides market is segmented into:
- Factory automation
- Medical tools
- Packaging tools
- Machine tools
- Automotive assembly
- Aerospace processing
- Food processing
On the basis of usage, the global linear slides market is segmented into:
On the basis of end use industry, the global linear slides market is segmented into:
- Food industry
- Beverage industry
- Automotive industry
- Packaging industry
- Pharmaceutical industry
- Electrical and electronics industry
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