Accordion Way Cover Set for Ball Screw Mills


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About the Accordion Way Cover Set for Sherline Ball Screw Mills

The way cover set for our ball screw mills comes in two sizes: P/N 5920 is used for the 12″ and 14″ mill base models, and P/N 5958 is for the longer 18″ base mill.

The way cover material is made of polypropylene. It is durable and resilient enough to withstand the temperature of hot chips better. The material itself is 10 mil (mil=0.001″).

The front plate set is held in place with screws mounted to the front of the mill base. The two inner plates are held against each side of the saddle using two 10-32 bolts. The rear cover slips over the column and is held in place by a spring. Complete, illustrated step-by-step instructions are included, and installation takes only a few minutes.

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The improper use of machine tools and their accessories can result in serious injury. Before using this tool, thoroughly read the instructions and make sure you understand its proper and safe use.


Always wear safety glasses when operating machine tools.

Download PDF 5920/5958 Instructions

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Ball Screw Mill Accordion Way Cover Installation

Part No. Description Quantity
40660 #10 3/16″ Washer 4
40670 10-32 x 1/2″ SHCS 2
50905 Polypropylene accordion way cover (12″ and 14″ ball screw mills only) 2
TBD Polypropylene accordion way cover (18″ ball screw mill only) 2
50907 Way cover rear spring 1
58901 Way cover rear mounting plate 1
58902 Way cover rear saddle mounting plate 1
58903 Way cover front saddle mounting plate 1
58904 Way cover front mounting plate 1