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drylin® W profile guide

Variety through modular building-block principle

14 rail profiles, 50 carriage versions

100% maintenance and lubrication-free

Corrosion-resistant and hygienic


Resistant to dirt, dust and humidity

Quiet operation

Up to 40% more cost-effective than recirculating ball bearing guides

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Flexible solutions and great variety

The variety of potential uses of drylin® W profile rail guides arises from the large number of different components that can be combined with each other. Among other parts, 14 different profile rails and more than 50 carriage versions are available. Another benefit is that, in combination with other products from igus® GmbH, they make possible sophisticated solutions for technical designs. The individual components are combined following the principle of a modular system. The individual elements of this profile guide can be easily selected in the online shop.

The components of the drylin® W profile guide

Profile rails

drylin® W profile rail

14 rail profiles

Lengths of up to 4000mm

As single or double rail
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Profile carriage

drylin® W profile carriage

More than 50 carriage options

Carriage widths from 54mm to 195mm

Carriage lengths from 60mm to 250mm
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Linear housing

drylin® W linear housing

Zinc die-casting, aluminium or stainless steel

Round or square design

Also with adjustable bearing clearance
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Why choose drylin® W profile guides?


Less installation time

Quicker assembly thanks to double rails instead of two single rails mounted in parallel

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Great variety of materials

For a large number of applications (e.g. automation, food industry, medical technology, pharmaceuticals industry)

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More ergonomics

Curved rails provide more design freedom, for example in workstations

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Smooth running

Carriage with hybrid roller bearings for smoother running

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With extremely light carbon rail material

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More variability

in design thanks to flexible distances with parallel single rails

Replace liners even more easily

Quick change – smart and time-saving

With the innovative WJ200UMA-01-AL pillow block from the drylin® W product range, it is possible to replace liners without any disassembly work being required.
The tool supplied makes it possible to exchange the liner within seconds. This saves valuable time and costs!

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Liners for a large number of applications

Cost-effective and maintenance-free

The plastic liners are cost-effective, maintenance and lubrication-free and can be deployed in a wide range of applications. The various materials offer versatile specifications to withstand various environmental conditions and influences.

  • For -100 to +250 °C (iglidur® X)
  • Completely maintenance-free
  • 100% lubrication-free
  • Cost-effective
  • Simple replacement

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Selected application examples

drylin® W profile guides systems can be adapted to individual requirements and can therefore be used for a large number of different applications.

More on drylin® W profile rails

drylin® configurator

Complete system configured in 5 steps

A customised profile guide for your application in only 5 steps.

dryspin® test laboratory


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

drylin w sample box

The variety of drylin® W right on your desk

With its extensive modular system, drylin® W profile guides offer greatest product diversity. See for yourself the benefits of our drylin® W profile guides with our sample box.

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