Linear guides product range
Linear bearings, units and shafts
- Wide assortment from 3 mm to 80 mm
- Most effective sealing on a round shaft
- Insensitive against misalignment
Miniature profile rail guides
- Zero Rail Concept from size 7 to 15
- Most safe unique ball retention system
- Low noise and smooth running
Ball profile rail guides
- Range from from size 15 to 45
- Most used linear guides
- Standard with side and inner seals
Precision rail guides
- Wide range and easy customizations
- Highest possible precision
- Lowest friction at highest rigidity
Frequently asked questions
Linear rail guides are mechanical components commonly used in industrial applications for the precise linear movement of machinery and equipment. These devices consist of a rigid rail, usually made of steel, and a block or slide that moves along the rail. Linear guides provide smooth, backlash-free linear motion, providing precision and reliability in industrial applications. They are widely used in sectors such as industrial automation, robotics and the production of complex machinery. Linear guides offer numerous benefits, including long life, good wear resistance and the ability to withstand heavy loads.
It is essential to consider several key factors when selecting the right linear rail guide for your needs. First of all, assess the dynamic load requirements for the linear rail guide, ensuring that the rail guide is sized appropriately for the load and stiffness requirements of the machine. Other considerations in choosing the profile rail guide will be stroke length, required speed, required life, as well as the precision required to ensure optimal performance of the machinery in question. The enviornment will play a key role in determining accessories such as seals and grease options for the linear rail guide system. Engineering support and a strong commercial offer are also essential in choosing the right linear rail guide partner. With a proper analysis of these factors, it will be possible to identify the ideal linear guide to ensure optimal and long-lasting performance in the desired application.
There are different types of linear guides, each with specific characteristics to meet different linear motion requirements. The main differences between the types of linear guides relate to the rolling elements. For example, most linear rail guides utilize balls as the rolling element providing smooth motion and low resistance. Roller linear rail guides, on the other hand, use rollers for the sliding system, providing a higher load capacity, enhanced stiffness, and better wear resistance.