Linear Shafting

Northlake Steel linear shafting is manufactured to extremely close size, straightness, and roundness tolerances.  Our linear shafting is designed for use in motion & control applications or any application requiring surface wear resistance and bearing precision.

Induction Hardened

Northlake’s state-of-the-art induction hardening lines produce uniform case depths and consistent hardness end to end. 60-65 Rc hardness in carbon product and 50-55 Rc in 440C stainless steel. Northlake will custom manufacture to your hardness and case depth specifications.

Grades

Standard stock grades include 1060 carbon and 440C stainless.  Other grades are available upon request.

Sizes

Northlake has one of the largest inventories and size ranges in North America.  We can process 0.158” to 12” and 4mm to 300mm.  The items below are our standard finished stock items but we also carry a large inventory of raw material.

Special sizes are available upon request.

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Linear Shafting Stock Items

1060 Standard Linear Shafting Sizes

Nominal Size Class 1 Class 2 Class 3
1/4” .2495/.2490
3/8” .3745/.3740 .3750/.3748
1/2” .4995/.4990 .5000/.4998
5/8” .6245/.6240
3/4” .7490/.7485 .7490/.7485
7/8” .8745/.8740
1” .9995/.9990 .9990/.9985 1.0000/.9998
1-1/8” 1.1245/1.1240
1-1/4” 1.2495/1.2490 1.2490/1.2485
1-3/8” 1.3745/1.3740
1-1/2” 1.4994/1.4989 1.4989/1.4984
1-3/4” 1.7495/1.7490
2” 1.9994/1.9987 1.9987/1.9980 2.0000/1.9997
2-1/4” 2.2493/2.2485
2-1/2” 2.4993/2.4985 2.4985/2.4977
3” 2.9992/2.9983 2.9983/2.9974 3.0000/2.9996
3-1/2” 3.4990/3.4980
4” 3.9988/3.9976 3.9976/3.9964
1060 Metric Sizes
Nominal Size Class M
8 mm .3150/.3146
10 mm .3937/.3932
12 mm .4724/.4720
16 mm .6299/.6295
20 mm .7874/.7869
25 mm .9843/.9838
30 mm 1.1811/1.1806
40 mm 1.5748/1.5743
50 mm 1.9685/1.9679
60 mm 2.3622/2.3615
80 mm 3.1496/3.1489
440C Stainless
Nominal Size Class 1
1/2” .4995/.4990
5/8” .6245/.6240
3/4” .7490/.7485
1” .9995/.9990
1-1/4” 1.2495/1.2490
1-1/2” 1.4994/1.4989
2” 1.9994/1.9987