2N56 (Inch) Simplicity Linear Slide Assembly - NEMA Drive Kit

2N42-56 (Inch) Simplicity Linear Slide Assembly with NEMA Drive Kit


Simplicity® Linear Slide Technology handles heavy loads and excels in harsh, contaminated environments. 2N42-56 Plain Bearing Linear Slide Assemblies are rail mounted & plate supported, ball screw driven (supported on both ends), and contain a drive kit for NEMA 42 or NEMA 56 Motors. They are equipped with Frelon bearings that are self-lubricating (no external lubricants), handle a wide temperature range (-400°F / 400°F) (-240°C / 240°C), and tolerate and dampen vibration. Specifications include:

  • Rail shaft diameters from 12.7mm (0.5 in) to 50.8 mm (2.0 in)
  • Rail lengths to 2440 mm (96 in)
  • Carriage speeds up to 0.457 m/s (18 in/s)
  • Normal carriage loads up to 83,000 N (18,750 lbf) 
  • Bearing materials available include FrelonGold®, FrelonJ®, and ball bearing
  • Shaft materials available include alloy steel, anodized aluminum, 440 stainless steel, and chrome plated 303 stainless steel


Standard components include:

  • (2) Aluminum alloy mounting plates
  • (4) Simplicity pillow block assemblies
  • (2) Alloy steel shafting
  • (2) Aluminum alloy support rails
  • (1) Rolled ball screw and ball nut assembly
  • (2) Aluminum alloy end plates
  • (1) Aluminum alloy motor mount
  • (1) Couplings
  • NEMA motor drive kit available in 23 and 34. (See catalog for technical specifications)