Dovetailing beautifully for precise positioning

| Medlemsnyhet | Bedrift norelem AB

Design engineers and manufacturing managers looking for improved positioning accuracy on production lines can achieve fast, precise adjustments with the range of dovetail slides from standard components specialist norelem.

Dovetail slides are designed for applications that need smooth, linear movement without risk of backlash.  As such, they an ideal complement for a variety of machines, optical devices and measuring instruments. 

Amongst the benefits of these versatile products are the precise adjustment of processing units, measuring cameras, mirrors, microscopes and laser heads.  They can also be used to fine-tune soldering, plasma and welding heads, and to focus burning nozzles.

Where more complex positioning is required, the dovetail slides can be quickly and simply combined to form cross tables, using fastening screws.

norelem dovetail slides comprise a linear base and moving saddle, both manufactured in aluminium.  They are extremely durable, being designed for dynamic load with a life-time of up to 1 million piston strokes.

Several dovetail slides are available.  Alongside the standard model, norelem supplies a version with end plates.  Where further fine-tuning is required, there are also two products with a micrometer spindle, the second also including a handwheel.  Compatible accessories for design engineers include carriage guides and straps.

Details about the full range of dovetail slides is available in THE BIG GREEN BOOK, norelem’s free-to-order catalogue of standard components. THE BIG GREEN BOOK is available to order by contacting info@norelem.se.

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About norelem

norelem is a world-leading manufacturer and supplier of flexible standard parts and components for mechanical engineering. The company supplies 70,000 standard products relating to standard machinery and operating elements, as well as automation components. Ninety-eight per cent of these parts are available from stock, and the business delivers on-site technical support for products. This high level of inventory enables norelem to provide fast and reliable delivery times.


THE BIG GREEN BOOK is both norelem’s ideas catalogue and a reference book and has become the norelem trademark. More than just a standard product catalogue, THE BIG GREEN BOOK represents everything norelem stands for, combining product information, specifications, and technical information, with best practice references, advice, and guidance.

THE BIG GREEN BOOK combines product information, specifications, and technical information in one single source. Created using a logical sequence of article numbers based on stages of production, it contains best practice references, advice, and guidance.

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