Maintaining your Linear Guides

Hi everyone. We’ve added some additional resources for maintaining your LongMill to ensure that your Z-axis linear guides move smoothly for years to come and prevent sticking or seizing.

https://sienci.com/dmx-longmill/machine-maintenance/

If you’re interested in reading the full post about our investigation into seizing linear guides, feel free to read the full post here:

https://sienci.com/2021/03/01/maintaining-linear-guides/

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I have not had an issue. I have been wary of adding any lubricant as it might attract dust. I do blow out the guide area with compressed air.

Thats what I thought. I wouldn’t recommend to use any fluit lubricabt in a dusty area :man_shrugging:t2:
At least, I would recommend to clean up the rails after sliding the carriage multiple times over the lubricated rails.