Roller Slide Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory implements a thorough list of roller slide manufacturers and suppliers. Utilize our listing to examine and sort top roller slide manufacturers with previews of ads and detailed descriptions of each product. Any roller slide company can design, engineer, and manufacture roller slides to meet your companies specific qualifications. An easy connection to reach roller slide 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 roller guides, linear motion slides, and roller slide bearings.

  • Bethel, CT 203-778-2727

    Our roller slides offer several levels of precision ranging from a straight line accuracy of 0.0005 per inch of travel to 0.0000040” per inch straight line travel accuracy. For your convenience we offer drawings on all of our linear motion products right on our website. Our talented teams of designers and engineers will work closely with you in order to come up with a product that will fit your exact needs. Get in touch with us today to learn more!

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  • Bethel, CT 800-447-2042

    We offer some of the highest accuracy slides in the industry! Our industrial roller slides are accurate with straight line accuracy up to 0.000040 per inch of travel. We offer next day delivery because we know that time is money and we wish to keep your business moving along. We are dedicated to ensuring the best customer service possible to keep you coming back to us for all of your linear slide needs. Visit us on the web today!

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  • Bloomfield, NY 800-642-6446

    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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  • Hatfield, PA 800-314-3332

    Isotech is a distributor of precision linear motion components: air cylinders, linear actuators, linear slides, ball slide assemblies, crossed roller slide assemblies, re-circulating ball slide guides. We can supply standard or high precision products in either English or metric, all with the convenience of on-line ordering. Our parts are ready for installation right out of the box.

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  • Roscoe, IL 800-962-8979

    PBC Linear delivers innovative products for Smooth & Quiet Linear Motion™, providing solutions for even the toughest linear motion applications. With proven product lines such as Simplicity®, Redi-Rail®, Uni-Guide®, Mini Rail® and Hevi-Rail® and new products like SIMO® Series – PBC Linear has the broadest range of linear motion solutions.

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Roller Slides Industry Information

Roller Slides

Roller slides are a type of linear slide system used to provide ease of movement for equipment or machinery, and are typically characterized by aiding in smooth, low-noise motion with minimal slippage and a long lifespan. Roller slide bearings, or roller tables, are used in applications requiring high precision and repeatable movements such as photonics, medical and telecommunications, as well as applications such as food processing and vehicular processes.

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Design of Roller Slides

Similar to ball bearing slides in that they work by rotation, instead of spherical components, roller slides use cylindrical bearings within the roller base to provide the movement. These rollers tend to be more durable than ball bearings and are able to withstand a greater load capacity and typically last longer than ball bearing slides. As the rollers offer line contact rather than the point contact of ball bearings, there is increased surface contact allowing the system to effectively carry more weight with less direct pressure on the rollers. Roller slides are designed to be low maintenance and are often used in applications which may have low levels of dust and debris. However, they may need to be disassembled and cleaned periodically to ensure optimum rolling movement, but this is a fairly straightforward procedure.

Roller Slide Construction

The basic structure of the roller slide is the same as other linear slides – a set of linear rails containing the rollers, a moving component used for transportation and a mounting bracket. In order to determine the best component selection, the intended speed and load as well as the desired angle of the roller need to be considered. Materials used for the fabrication of a roller linear slide system should be carefully considered. They are typically made from aluminum or cast iron, which tend to be durable metals which can withstand heavy loads and wear. For high-temperature applications, stainless steel linear components may be used and for sustained high-speed applications, brass or plastic is a common choice. The location of the slide and the products it will be used with will help determine material choice. Also to be considered is the distancing between the rails, the width affects the carrying capacity of the system and therefore for heavier applications, the number of roller rails may have to be increased. As the motion produced is by rolling, not sliding, there should be no additional lubricant required by the mechanism to ensure ease of movement, rather the process of roller sliding should be able to work satisfactorily on its own.

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Del-Tron Precision, Inc. Announces New Line of High Precision Positioning Stages

Bethel, CT January 1, 2014   Del-Tron Precision, Inc. has announced the availability of the VB, VR and VS High Precision Positioning Stages taking positional accuracy, performance and actuator flexibility to a new level. Utilizing Del-Tron’s proven ball and crossed roller technology and more than three decades of experience manufacturing linear slides and stages we offer three new model numbers and you can choose the method of actuation best suited for your application. Build your own High Precision Stage by simply picking out the ball or crossed... Read More About This