Lower costs by switching</br> to plastic bearings

Change now and reduce your costs by up to 40% with drylin® linear bearings

  • Up to 40% more cost-effective than recirculating ball bearing guides
  • 100% self-lubricating and maintenance-free
  • Corrosion resistant and hygienic
  • Wear-resistant
  • Resistant to dirt, dust and humidity
  • Extremely quiet operation
  • No minimum order value, no minimum order quantity
  • Shipped within 24-48 hours
  • Service life can be calculated online

The advantages in detail

Lighter than recirculating ball bearing guides
Robust application
Robust
Lighter than recirculating ball bearing guides
Lightweight application
Lighter than recirculating ball bearing guides
Clean application
Clean & hygienic
Dirt resistant
Robust application
Dirt resistant
Corrosion-free
Corrosion-free
Corrosion-free

Plain bearings vs. rolling bearings comparison

PropertiesCharacteristics of igus® plan bearingsCharacteristics of rolling bearingsTechnical data of igus® plain bearingsTechnical data of rolling bearingsEspecially relevant for the following industries
Precision++++0.02 - 0.15 mm0.001 - 0.01 mmMachine tools, CNC processing, electronics manufacturing
Completely lubrication-free ++++Medicine, packaging, food, cleanroom, consumer goods
Maintenance-free ++++For many different branches of industry
Weight advantage++++Aluminium approx. 2.7 g/cm³ Polymer approx.1.5 g/cm³Steel approx. 7.8 g/cm³Handling, automation, laboratory, leisure time
Highly dynamic responsiveness in the case of low loads++++Packaging, handling, automation
Highly dynamic responsiveness in the case of high loads++++Packaging, handling, automation
Stroke length variance+++++Camera technology, textile
Coefficient of friction++++0,15 - 0,3 µ0,001 - 0,05 µManual adjustment, pivoting
Sensitivity to dirt++++Packaging, stone, textile, paper, painting equipment
Noise dampening ¹+++++45-60 dB60-70 dBMedicine, laboratory, furniture
Cost advantage+++++For many different branches of industry
Protection against corrosion+++Filling systems, chemicals, food
Magnetism++++Plastic, aluminiumSteelMedicine, testing instruments
Chemical resistance++++1.4751 + iglide® T5001.4112Medicine, food, electroplating, filling systems
Compatibility of the modules++++Jig construction, assembly line automation
Quiet operation without any vibration+++++Camera technology, inspection, medicine, 3D printer
Short-stroke suitability++++Textile, handling
Easy assembly and quick replacement++++Jig construction, assembly line automation
Rigidity++++Machine tools, CNC processing, electronics manufacturing
Long travels of more than 10 m+++Camera, material handling, logistics
Temperature resistance++++up to +250 °CChemicals
Smooth running++++Manual adjustment
Maximum acceleration ²+++++50 m/s²15 m/s²Automation, handling
Maximum speed ²++++30 m/s5 - 10 m/sAutomation, handling