Linear Flange Bearing LMF16LUU 16mm


The Linear Flange Bearing LMF16LUU is a high-quality, economical bearing that ensures smooth, high-precision linear motion. Its unique integrated flange design simplifies axial positioning. It’s suitable for a wide range of applications from household items to industrial machinery.

Linear Flange Bearing LMF16LUU

Linear Flange Bearings LMF16LUU by ZLV are high-quality, precision products that find their application in a wide array of household items, ranging from printers and fax machines to monitors. Produced under the stringent standards of ABEC-1, these bearings can comfortably fulfill the requirements of general applications. With flange linear bearings being a low-cost production system for linear motion, these products are designed for infinite travel and cooperation with cylindrical shafts.

ZLV‘s Linear Flange Bearings LMF16LUU employs the principle of point contact between the bearing ball and the shaft, hence ensuring a small load. This allows for high precision, stable motion with minimal frictional resistance offered by the rotating steel ball.


The following table provides a detailed outline of the product specifications:

Parameter Specification
Model LM(F K H)16UU
Ball Circuit 5
Weight (in g) 94
Size (D in mm) 16
Public Errand Plastics, Bushing, Steel Protection
Accuracy (J) 0-0.006
Accuracy (P) 0-0.009
Type Linear Flange Bearing
Unit Price (in USD) 0.7

Linear Flange Bearing LMF16LUU drawing

Features and Advantages

  1. Integrated Flange and Bearing Design: The most remarkable feature of the Linear Flange Bearing LMF16LUU is the unification of the flange with the bearing, making axial positioning simple and eliminating the need for bearing housing. This results in a more economical product.
  2. Low Friction Torque and High Rigidity: To ensure low friction torque, high rigidity, and excellent rotary precision, small-diameter steel balls are used.
  3. Lightweight and Wiring Space: The use of a hollow shaft guarantees lightness and ample wiring space.
  4. Various Bearing Series: Available in ZZ steel plate bearing dust cover series, RS rubber bearing seal ring series, PTFE bearing seal ring series, flange plate series, stainless steel series, and ceramic ball series.


Linear Flange Bearing LMF16LUU is extensively utilized in various fields including electronic devices, tensile testing machines, and digital three-dimensional coordinate measuring devices. It is also employed in the sliding parts of multi-axis machine tools, punching machines, tool grinding machines, automatic cutting machines, printers, card sorting machines, food packaging machines, and other industrial machinery.

Moreover, they are used in a variety of industrial equipment, small rotating motors, office equipment, soft drive motors, pressure rotors, dental drills, hard disk motors, stepper motors, video recorder drums, toy models, pulleys, rollers, transmission equipment, entertainment equipment, robots, medical devices, office equipment, inspection instruments, reduction, and speed-changing devices, motor optics, imaging equipment, card readers, electromechanics, precision machinery, power tools, and toys.

Enhancing the Lifespan of the Linear Flange Bearing LMF16LUU

To prolong the lifespan of the Linear Flange Bearing LMF16LUU, ZLV suggests these measures:

  1. Improving the internal structure to maintain radial clearance between the bearing retainer and bearing ring greater than the eccentricity.
  2. Enhancing the strength of the retainer through shape and thickness optimization using FEM analysis.
  3. Designing concave grooves in the bearing ring to prevent surface damage due to oil reduction.

Installation Considerations

To ensure optimal performance of Linear Flange Bearing LMF16LUU, please consider the following installation tips:

  1. Understanding Components: The bearing consists of multiple components that need to be assembled accurately. Understanding these parts and their correct placement is crucial to the successful installation of the bearing.
  2. Following Steps: It is imperative to follow the prescribed installation steps in sequence to achieve the best possible installation state.
  3. Ensuring Correct Positioning: Proper positioning of all the components is vital to ensuring optimal performance post-installation.

Overall, ZLV’s Linear Flange Bearing LMF16LUU is an excellent choice for a wide range of applications, offering high performance, durability, and economic value.

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