Setting Conditions
Conditions of the LM Guide
Mounting Orientation
The LM Guide can be mounted in the following five orientations.
If the mounting orientation of the LM Guide is other than horizontal use, the lubricant may not reach the raceway completely.
Be sure to let THK know the mounting orientation and the exact position in each LM block where the grease nipple or the piping joint should be attached.
For the lubrication, see Lubrication.
Horizontal (symbol: H)  Inverted (symbol: R)  Wall mount (symbol: K)  





Vertical (symbol: V)  Slant mount (symbol: T)  


Symbol for Number of Axes
If two or more units of the LM Guide are parallelly used in combination on the same plane, specify the number of the LM rails (symbol for number of axes) used in combination in advance.
(For accuracy standards and radial clearance standards, see Accuracy Standard and Radial Clearance Standard , respectively.)
Symbol for number of axes: none  Symbol for number of axes: II  Symbol for number of axes: II 

Required number of axes: 1 
Required number of axes: 2 
Required number of axes: 2 
Symbol for number of axes: III  Symbol for number of axes: IV  Other 
Required number of axes: 3 
Required number of axes: 4 
Required number of axes: 2 