Frequently asked questions about igus® drylin®

No ,but we can machine them out of plastic rod.


In the UK an igus® carriage costs £6.00. Ireland and Northern Ireland is £12 & £25

This is dependent on the range and the size. It can be 2M or 4M

TW-04-07 or NS-01-17 are the smallest drylin® range. 


There is no minimum stroke. We can offer various lengths depending on your requirement. Please use the configuration tool.  

Click here for a download that shows you have to change the liner on these bearing blocks.

This is dependent on the application, but around 3.5mM. igus® can do specials longer but this is not guaranteed.

Yes we do, we also supply the motor flange and couplings. Please click here to see more information. 

Usually, but not entirely, we offer rails in hard anodised aluminium, however, we also offer a range of stainless rails. Please click here for more information. If you have a bespoke requirement please email

There are no additional costs for cutting linear rails at igus®.

This new slide offers a great solution to industries where infection control and wash downs are important, the entire slide is manufactured from polymer and requires no grease/oil to operate, this also allows the slide to be washed down with no negative impact on the performance of the slide.  Also, this slide will be a great option for industries where weight saving is important like aircraft & Robotics as the slide offers up to 64% weight reduction compared to metallic alternatives.

At the moment we offer one standard size option which can be produced in 3 different colours, but if you require a specific length or material to suit a certain industry, for example an FDA approved material or vertical burn approved material igus can offer this solution with a tooling charge.