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Linear Slide Rails

Linear slide rails, also called linear guide rails or linear guides, are robust mechanical components that facilitate smooth and precise linear motion in various applications. The primary purpose of a linear slide rail is to guide and support the movement of a load, such as a carriage or platform, along a linear path. Linear guides are commonly used in residential, commercial, and industrial manufacturing and automation systems where accurate and controlled movement is paramount. 

Furthermore, linear slide rails come in various mounting options, including through holes, tapped holes, or T-slot profiles for attaching the rail to a surface or structure. Additionally, linear guides are fixed beams that comprise various components tailored for moving items freely in a linear direction. 

Key Components of a Linear Slide Rail:

A typical linear slide rail consists of the following crucial components: 

  • Rail – A long and rigid structure that serves as the guiding element. A rail usually has a precise profile, allowing the carriage to slide smoothly along its length.
  • Carriage – A moving part that carries the load and slides along the rail. It is designed to fit onto the rail's profile and holds mechanisms like ball bearings or rollers that reduce friction and enhance motion accuracy.
  • Guiding Mechanism – The guiding mechanism include ball bearings, roller bearings, or other motion-enhancing components, ensuring the carriage moves along the rail in a controlled manner. 
  • Load – The load is the mounted object or equipment on the carriage and moves along the rail. This can range from simple components to complex machinery.

Potential Benefits of Linear Slide Rails/Guide Rails:

Using linear slide rails offers unmatchable benefits, such as:

  • Precision and Accuracy: Linear slide rails offer high precision, tolerance, and accuracy in positioning and motion control.
  • Smooth Motion: The rolling elements like ball bearings or rollers reduce friction, ensuring smooth and consistent linear motion.
  • Lightweight with High Load Capacity: Linear guide rails are lightweight and can carry significant loads while maintaining stability and accuracy.
  • Versatility: They can be used in various orientations (horizontal, vertical, inclined) and are adaptable to different environments.
  • Cost-Effective and Reduced Maintenance: The guide rails' design minimises wear and requires less maintenance, reducing cost.

Popular Types of Linear Slide Rails:

Linear slide rails are classified into a wide variety of types. Some of the most popular types include:

  • Ball Bearing Slide Rails – These are some of the most common linear slide rails that use ball bearings for smooth and low-friction motion. The rails comprise a rail and a carriage and offer high precision.
  • Roller Bearing Slide Rails – Unlike ball-bearing guide rails, roller-bearing slide rails use cylindrical rollers instead of ball bearings. These rails can handle heavier loads and are used in applications where high load capacity is essential.
  • Dovetail Slide Rails – Dovetail slide rails use a dovetail-shaped groove and matching carriage to achieve linear motion. They are simple and provide robust accuracy for light to moderate loads, making them suitable for woodworking and light-duty applications.
  • Crossed Roller Slide Rails – These slide rails use crossed cylindrical rollers to provide precise linear motion. They offer excellent load-bearing capacity and high rigidity, making them suitable for automation and machinery applications.
  • Profiled Rail Slide Rails – Profiled rail slide rails are used in various industrial applications, including CNC machinery and medical equipment. These linear guides carry a rail with a complex profile and a corresponding carriage, providing high accuracy, load capacity, and rigidity. 
  • Linear Slide Rails with Rack and Pinion –  These slide rails integrate a rack and pinion mechanism with the linear slide rail to convert rotary motion into linear motion. It is often used in applications where precise linear motion needs to be synchronised with other mechanical components.

Typical Applications of Linear Slide Rails:

Linear slide rails find a wide range of applications in residential, commercial, and industrial facilities and equipment. Some typical applications of linear slide rails include:

  • Industrial Automation
  • CNC Machinery
  • Robotics
  • Packaging and Material Handling
  • Semiconductor Manufacturing
  • Medical Equipment
  • Inspection and Testing Equipment
  • Laboratory Automation
  • Printing and Imaging
  • Aerospace and Defense
  • Packaging Machinery
  • Textile and Printing Machinery.

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Legrand
0 367 82, Legrand
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£ 158.37
IKO Nippon Thompson
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LWL20R660BHS2, IKO Nippon Thompson
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NC25X1076, HepcoMotion
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T4X2000, HepcoMotion
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T2X1000, HepcoMotion
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T3X2000, HepcoMotion
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NC25X356, HepcoMotion
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NC44X896, HepcoMotion
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T3X1000, HepcoMotion
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NC44X1076, HepcoMotion
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NC44X1076, HepcoMotion

NC44X1076, HepcoMotion

Slideways Slideways consist of high carbon steel precision profiles, zone hardened on the V-edges (typical hardness 55-60 HRC). A soft centre portion permits extra drilling or machining if required. Provides adequate running clearance for bearing assemblies and cap wipers. Datum registers are provided. Supplied with instruction leaflet Slide System - Hepco Hepco Linear Slide System is available in three basic sizes. It can work in any plane and is tolerant of misalignment. Suitable for industrial applications such as packaging/wrapping machines, labelling machines, industrial guarding, low load transfer mechanisms, automation and robot spray equipment. Slide systems have a working temperature range of -20°C to +120°C (except cap wipers).
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T2X2000, HepcoMotion

T2X2000, HepcoMotion

V-Guide Track Cold formed from medium carbon steel with a hardened and polished contact surface. The lower portion of the track is left soft to permit drilling for mounting. Top contact surface hardness Rockwell 53C Available in 0.5, 1 and 2m lengths, ±1.5mm Dimensions (mm) Size E F G J MD T Weight (Kg/m) 1 11.09 4.74 0.78 1.57 3.17 0.272 2 15.87 6.35 0.78 2.36 4.75 0.509 3 22.22 8.71 1.57 2.76 6.35 1.02 4 26.97 11.09 2.36 3.17 7.92 1.63 Track System - Hepco An economical method of obtaining precision linear motion for all types of mechanical applications. A low friction accurate slide can be assembled quickly and inexpensively without the aid of costly machine tools. Guide wheels and track have an operating temperature range of -20 to +120°C.
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LWL20R660BHS2, IKO Nippon Thompson

LWL20R660BHS2, IKO Nippon Thompson

The Iko Nippon Thompson 11x20x660mm linear way L series. It has two rows of ball that contact the raceway at four points. It has very small body and it provide stable accuracy and rigidity even in application where load has variable direction and size or complex load is applied. Ball retention Tapped rail High carbon steel type Length of slide unit wide rail type
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LWL25R660BHS2, IKO Nippon Thompson

LWL25R660BHS2, IKO Nippon Thompson

The Iko Nippon Thompson 15x25x660mm linear way L series. In linear rail has two rows of ball that contact the raceway at four points. It has very small body and it provide stable accuracy and rigidity even in application where load has variable direction and size or complex load is applied. Ball retention Tapped rail High carbon steel type Length of slide unit wide rail type Extremely small size of structure
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T3X1000, HepcoMotion

T3X1000, HepcoMotion

V-Guide Track Cold formed from medium carbon steel with a hardened and polished contact surface. The lower portion of the track is left soft to permit drilling for mounting. Top contact surface hardness Rockwell 53C Available in 0.5, 1 and 2m lengths, ±1.5mm Dimensions (mm) Size E F G J MD T Weight (Kg/m) 1 11.09 4.74 0.78 1.57 3.17 0.272 2 15.87 6.35 0.78 2.36 4.75 0.509 3 22.22 8.71 1.57 2.76 6.35 1.02 4 26.97 11.09 2.36 3.17 7.92 1.63 Track System - Hepco An economical method of obtaining precision linear motion for all types of mechanical applications. A low friction accurate slide can be assembled quickly and inexpensively without the aid of costly machine tools. Guide wheels and track have an operating temperature range of -20 to +120°C.
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NC25X1526, HepcoMotion

NC25X1526, HepcoMotion

Slideways Slideways consist of high carbon steel precision profiles, zone hardened on the V-edges (typical hardness 55-60 HRC). A soft centre portion permits extra drilling or machining if required. Provides adequate running clearance for bearing assemblies and cap wipers. Datum registers are provided. Supplied with instruction leaflet Slide System - Hepco Hepco Linear Slide System is available in three basic sizes. It can work in any plane and is tolerant of misalignment. Suitable for industrial applications such as packaging/wrapping machines, labelling machines, industrial guarding, low load transfer mechanisms, automation and robot spray equipment. Slide systems have a working temperature range of -20°C to +120°C (except cap wipers).
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NC44X1526, HepcoMotion

NC44X1526, HepcoMotion

Slideways Slideways consist of high carbon steel precision profiles, zone hardened on the V-edges (typical hardness 55-60 HRC). A soft centre portion permits extra drilling or machining if required. Provides adequate running clearance for bearing assemblies and cap wipers. Datum registers are provided. Supplied with instruction leaflet Slide System - Hepco Hepco Linear Slide System is available in three basic sizes. It can work in any plane and is tolerant of misalignment. Suitable for industrial applications such as packaging/wrapping machines, labelling machines, industrial guarding, low load transfer mechanisms, automation and robot spray equipment. Slide systems have a working temperature range of -20°C to +120°C (except cap wipers).
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T4X1000, HepcoMotion

T4X1000, HepcoMotion

V-Guide Track Cold formed from medium carbon steel with a hardened and polished contact surface. The lower portion of the track is left soft to permit drilling for mounting. Top contact surface hardness Rockwell 53C Available in 0.5, 1 and 2m lengths, ±1.5mm Dimensions (mm) Size E F G J MD T Weight (Kg/m) 1 11.09 4.74 0.78 1.57 3.17 0.272 2 15.87 6.35 0.78 2.36 4.75 0.509 3 22.22 8.71 1.57 2.76 6.35 1.02 4 26.97 11.09 2.36 3.17 7.92 1.63 Track System - Hepco An economical method of obtaining precision linear motion for all types of mechanical applications. A low friction accurate slide can be assembled quickly and inexpensively without the aid of costly machine tools. Guide wheels and track have an operating temperature range of -20 to +120°C.
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T2X1000, HepcoMotion

T2X1000, HepcoMotion

V-Guide Track Cold formed from medium carbon steel with a hardened and polished contact surface. The lower portion of the track is left soft to permit drilling for mounting. Top contact surface hardness Rockwell 53C Available in 0.5, 1 and 2m lengths, ±1.5mm Dimensions (mm) Size E F G J MD T Weight (Kg/m) 1 11.09 4.74 0.78 1.57 3.17 0.272 2 15.87 6.35 0.78 2.36 4.75 0.509 3 22.22 8.71 1.57 2.76 6.35 1.02 4 26.97 11.09 2.36 3.17 7.92 1.63 Track System - Hepco An economical method of obtaining precision linear motion for all types of mechanical applications. A low friction accurate slide can be assembled quickly and inexpensively without the aid of costly machine tools. Guide wheels and track have an operating temperature range of -20 to +120°C.
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NC25X1076, HepcoMotion

NC25X1076, HepcoMotion

Slideways Slideways consist of high carbon steel precision profiles, zone hardened on the V-edges (typical hardness 55-60 HRC). A soft centre portion permits extra drilling or machining if required. Provides adequate running clearance for bearing assemblies and cap wipers. Datum registers are provided. Supplied with instruction leaflet Slide System - Hepco Hepco Linear Slide System is available in three basic sizes. It can work in any plane and is tolerant of misalignment. Suitable for industrial applications such as packaging/wrapping machines, labelling machines, industrial guarding, low load transfer mechanisms, automation and robot spray equipment. Slide systems have a working temperature range of -20°C to +120°C (except cap wipers).
New items
LWL20R960BHS2, IKO Nippon Thompson

LWL20R960BHS2, IKO Nippon Thompson

The Iko Nippon Thompson 11x20x960mm linear way L series. It has two rows of ball that contact the raceway at four points. It has very small body and it provide stable accuracy and rigidity even in application where load has variable direction and size or complex load is applied. Ball retention Tapped rail High carbon steel type Length of slide unit wide rail type
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NC25X356, HepcoMotion

NC25X356, HepcoMotion

Slideways Slideways consist of high carbon steel precision profiles, zone hardened on the V-edges (typical hardness 55-60 HRC). A soft centre portion permits extra drilling or machining if required. Provides adequate running clearance for bearing assemblies and cap wipers. Datum registers are provided. Supplied with instruction leaflet Slide System - Hepco Hepco Linear Slide System is available in three basic sizes. It can work in any plane and is tolerant of misalignment. Suitable for industrial applications such as packaging/wrapping machines, labelling machines, industrial guarding, low load transfer mechanisms, automation and robot spray equipment. Slide systems have a working temperature range of -20°C to +120°C (except cap wipers).
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