Setco dovetail slides play a vital role in precision machining, offering exceptional stability, accuracy, and durability. Setco designs and builds dovetail slides for various industries, including aerospace, automotive, electronics, and manufacturing, where precise and reliable movement is crucial.
Setco Dovetail slides come in 2″ to 16″ widths and are available as standard models or can be customized to your specifications.
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One key advantage of dovetail slides is their ability to provide exceptional resistance to lateral forces. The unique design of the dovetail, featuring interlocking triangular-shaped grooves and ridges, offers increased surface area contact, ensuring superior load-bearing capabilities. This design prevents any unwanted movement or play, resulting in precise and repeatable positioning of machine components.
The precision and accuracy provided by Setco dovetail slides make them ideal for applications that demand fine adjustments and tight tolerances. Whether it’s for cutting, drilling, milling, or grinding operations, dovetail slides enable smooth linear motion with minimal friction, reducing the risk of errors and enhancing overall machining accuracy.
Additionally, the robust construction of dovetail slides ensures long-lasting performance even in demanding environments. The interlocking design distributes the load evenly across the slide, reducing stress concentration and preventing premature wear and damage. This makes dovetail slides suitable for heavy-duty machining tasks that require high load-bearing capacity and extended service life.