Re: Will this work?

Will it increase friction if bolts are tighten too much?
Does it make sense to use a spring under a through bolt?
Thanks
Yes, but one groove, and one flat might be more compliant of minor > irregularities
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> Brian W
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> >I am trying to build a linear slide system.
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> >The slide(carriage) will consist from two 3"x3" 1/2 thick pieces of Delrin
> >or HDPE with two
> >parallel grooves for two 1/2 shafts. One plastic piece goes on top another
> >on the bottom.
> >They are held in place by a couple of through bolts.
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> >Is this going to work?
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> >Thanks,
> >Alex
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Alex
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Yes, increasing through bolt tension will increase friction. Yes, it makes sense to use a spring under a through bolt with a locknut - this will allow a little compliance with temperature related changes and asperities.
Brian w
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Brian Whatcott

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