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drylin® R linear round guide

The benefits at a glance

  • 100 % lubrication-free
  • Dimensions identical to standard ball bearings
  • Large variety of choice in housing shapes
  • Shafts, shaft end blocks and accessories available from stock
  • 8 different shaft materials
  • Replaceable liners
  • VA stainless steel housing available

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drylin® R shaft guide

Dimensions identical to recirculating ball bearings

drylin® R linear bearings are based on highly wear-resistant polymers developed especially for linear technology. The dimensions are compatible with standard ball bearings. The special shape of the shaft guides and shaft bearings guarantee toughness and precision – even under extreme environmental conditions.

Linear shafts

drylin® R shaft

Made of aluminium, steel or stainless steel


High load capacity
More about linear shafts

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Pillow blocks

drylin® R pillow blocks

Easy installation

High static load

Liner exchangeable
More about housing bearings

Purchase pillow blocks here

Linear plain bearings

drylin® R linear plain bearings

Closed or split

Compensates for alignment errors

Open for supported shafts
More about linear plain bearings

Purchase linear plain bearings here

drylin® R quad block

Closed or open design

The drylin® R quad block is offered in open or closed design. In the open version, the linear carriage can be used for supported linear shafts.

  • Aluminium housing
  • Lightweight design
  • Different installation sizes
  • Simple and quick assembly

Buy quad block
drylin® R quad block for linear applications

Liners for a large number of applications

Suitable for your drylin® R linear system

Find the suitable plain bearing liner for your application need. Whether for high speed or temperatures from -50°C to +250°C or with FDA/EU conformity. igus® offers the ideal material for your drylin® R application.   

  • Low coefficient of friction
  • Optimised wear quality
  • 100% lubrication-free
  • Extremely lightweight
  • High chemical resistance

More about plain bearing liners
drylin® R plain bearing liners

Why choose drylin® R shaft guides?


One to one replacement very easy

Thanks to dimensions identical with commercially available shaft guides with recirculating ball bearing systems

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FDA compliance with stainless steel

Can also be deployed in the food industry and the pharmaceutical industry as hygiene is provided

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High precision

Thanks to adjustable bearing clearance at the sliding elements

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Tough and flexible

Thanks to absorbing forces from all directions

drylin® R is especially quiet

Quiet operation

Low vibration and quiet movement 

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Resistant to dirt

Thanks to lubrication-free sliding elements that push away the dirt on the running surfaces of the shafts

Selected application examples

The drylin® R shaft guide is based on especially developed highly wear-resistant polymers. The dimensions are compatible with standard ball bearings. The special shape permits their use even in extreme environments.

More information on drylin® R shaft guides

drylin® configurator

Complete system configured in 5 steps

A customised drylin® R shaft guide for your linear application in only 5 steps.

dryspin® test laboratory


More than 500 experiments per year in the 250 m² large test laboratory.


I would be happy to answer your questions personally

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