Seven Tips for CNC Machine Tool Gibs

Gosiger Discusses Why Operators Should Care About Gib Wear on Their Machines

By Gosinger

The gib performs important functions on a CNC machine tool, but is often forgotten about by operators. Parts such as the saddle, table and knee wear over time and require adjustments made to the gib to compensate for the wear. In this article, CNC machine tool distributor Gosiger lists seven things to keep in mind about gibs. Learn about proper positioning, how to monitor conditions, understanding gib wear and more.

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