Linear Slide Rail Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory implements a thorough list of linear slide rail manufacturers and suppliers. Utilize our listing to examine and sort top linear slide rail manufacturers with previews of ads and detailed descriptions of each product. Any linear slide rail company can design, engineer, and manufacture linear slide rails to meet your company's specific qualifications. An easy connection to reach linear slide rail companies through our fast request for quote form is provided on our website. The company information includes website links, company profile, locations, phone, product videos and product information. Customer reviews are available and product specific news articles. This source is right for you whether it's for a manufacturer of linear motion slides, linear rails, or linear guide rails.

  • Bethel, CT

    For over 40 years, Del-Tron Precision has served automated equipment manufacturers in a variety of markets, such as the medical industry, 3D printing and the aerospace, defense and robotics industries. We offer one of the broadest product ranges linear motion product ranges in the world. We offer customizable linear slide rails that can guide high loads with extreme accuracy, precision, repeatability, low friction and low starting force. Call us to learn more about linear slide components!

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  • Bethel, CT

    For your linear motion needs, there’s nothing that Tusk Direct can’t do. We offer multiple options for your linear slide rails in order to meet your unique specifications. Our Eco Rails, for example, provide an economical guide system and fabrication abilities. Other possible linear slide rail features include anti-creep for vertical and high speed applications, crossed rollers to incorporate into pre-existing systems and ground stainless steel rails for corrosion resistance. Call to learn more!

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  • Pittsburg, CA

    At Bishop-Wisecarver, we’ve been helping manufacturers and automation solution providers engineer linear motion products for over 65 years. We offer multiple series of linear slide rails, with wide ranging diameters and lengths, materials and coatings, capacities and other optional features, such as pre-drilled mounting holes. All of our rails are designed for quality at a low price, backed by our ITAR, AS9100C, ISO9001, Bay Area Green Business and WBENC certifications. Let’s get to work.

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  • Bloomfield, NY

    Established in 1967, Velmex makes manual & motor driven dovetail slides, open frame tables, twin rail slides, rotary and XY stages. Choose hand, lead screw or belt drive. Our UniSlide, XSlide & BiSlide Assemblies can do scanning, indexing and positioning. Use them to move sensors, antennas, cameras, measure distance & more. See our website for more information, or call today!

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  • Hamel, MN

    Tolomatic offers both pneumatic and electric linear slide actuators that provide space-saving profiles. Both styles utilize recirculating bearings on ground steel shafts for long life. Built-to-order and shipped with industry leading delivery schedules. To find out more, visit our website or call and speak with a representative today!

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  • Fruitport, MI

    DuraBond Slide® for precision machine tool applications. Low profile square gib linear slide designs offer exceptional rigidity and high accuracy. Self-lubricating Rulon-bearing surfaces are resistant to contaminants and excel in harsh environments. Custom designs also available.

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  • Torrance, CA

    Oriental Motor USA offers over 5,000 electric motor products to meet your diverse requirements. We supply DC motors, AC motors, gear motors, DC brushless speed control systems, linear actuators, rotary actuators, linear slides and other motion devices. We are proud to be the industry's primary source for small, precision electric motor systems.

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Linear Slide Rails

A linear slide rail is a type of bearing mechanism that is designed to move freely in a single direction. A linear slide can be motorized or powered by hand, depending on the application that it is being used for. The bearing slides smoothly along the length of a metal rail, and sometimes the bearing is designed to fit inside the hollow shape of the rail so that it can move freely without being exposed to interfering equipment on the outside. Linear slide rails have many industrial uses, including: food processing, packaging, clean energy applications and medical settings.

Some linear slide rails use ball bearings for movement, but others use roller bearings or magnetic bearings. Ball bearing slides are the most common. Ball bearing linear slide rails are smooth and precise because they operate on a single axis using self-lubricating ball bearings in a linear base. A roller bearing, also known as a rolling element bearing, has an outer ring with several balls within that are contained by a cage-like material. These are economical and long lasting bearings that cause minimal friction. Magnetic bearings use two encased magnets whose polarized forces oppose each other. This creates a smooth and controlled gliding motion.

3D printing is a relatively new development in the technology field that has possible applications in many manufacturing sectors. A 3D printer uses linear slide rails to move the components along the arms of the printer. The printer creates items based on design specifications inputted from a computer, and the arms move back and forth to inject filament in the exact dimensions. The bearings in the linear slide rails allow for smooth, uninterrupted movement. This is absolutely essential for a successful print job. Linear slide rails are also used in conventional household and office paper printers and even large industrial newspaper printers. The bearings slide across an arm that spans the width of the page and conveys the ink cartridges, causing the ink to come into contact with the surface or paper during printing. The bearings on these slides need to be well lubricated when they are used in industrial settings because they are used almost constantly and any malfunction could result in a massive and costly print error.

Econo Rail Linear Bearing Systems Crossed Roller Rail Set
Econo Rail Linear Bearing Systems - Tusk Direct, Inc. Crossed Roller Rail Set - Tusk Direct, Inc.