drylin® N low-profile linear slides

lightweight, space-efficient and cost-effective

  • available in 4 different sizes
  • quiet operation
  • self-lubricating and maintenance-free
  • corrosion resistant
  • clamps and end caps available
  • available as linear actuator (SLN)
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drylin® N low-profile linear slides for small installation spaces

drylin® N low-profile linear slides consist of profile rails and die-cast or plastic carriages. The self-lubricating sliding elements are made of high-performance iglide® polymers. Designed for applications with very limited installation space, their height is as low as 6 to 12 mm (0.24 to 0.47 inches). Pre-loaded versions available to both define the drive force and reduce noise from vibrations.
drylin® N low-profile guide rails for linear applications with compact installation space

Guide rails

  • heights available: 6 mm (0.24”), 9.5 mm (0.37”), 12 mm (0.47”)
  • widths available: 17 mm (0.67”), 27 mm (1.1”), 40 mm (1.57”), 80 mm (3.15”)
  • clear anodized aluminum, black anodized aluminum for anti-reflection
  • no cutting charges
  • available with or without mounting holes
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drylin® N carriages for linear applications with compact installation space


  • Materials available: 
    • high-performance iglide® polymers
    • zinc casting with clip-on or overmolded plastic liner
    • zinc die-casting with thread hole
    • pre-loaded prism slide available               
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  • available with clamp and end caps
  • telescopic rails
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Why choose drylin® N low-profile linear slides?

Miniature linear guides for small installation spaces


in harsh environments


higher shock loads than ball bearings
Corrosion Resistant

Corrosion resistant

available in 316 stainless steel


reduce weight by up to 75%


no external lubrication

Quiet operation

four times quieter than ball bearings

drylin® T miniature guide rail assembly

Linear rails with a compact design in 4 installation sizes

drylin® T miniature guide rail assemblies also offer low-profile dimensions at a 40% higher load bearing capacity (up to 315 lbf (1,400 N) than drylin® N assemblies.
drylin® T miniature guide
drylin® T miniature guide


drylin® N low-profile rail assemblies are available in various rail heights and widths and are suitable for installation in tight spaces. High-performance materials and an efficient, simple design were used for these low-cost assemblies, suitable for a wide variety of industrial applications.

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