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Plastic guide rollers

Overview of guide rollers
Guide rollers are there to enable smooth movements and safe transport of loads in various applications. They ensure a constant linear movement within the rails and guides. Among others, they are used in the following applications:
  • Conveyor belts in material handling
  • Production and sorting systems
  • Furniture industry (e.g. the movement of gates and doors)
Our guide rollers made of plastic do not require any additional lubrication, have a high load-bearing capacity and are low-maintenance. We offer guide rollers with L, U and V profiles in many materials for a wide variety of applications. Special parts are also available.
Everything about our guide rollers at a glance:

What advantages do our guide rollers offer?

USP: robust


  • Withstand high temperatures, strong vibrations and more.
USP: dirt-resistant


  • Can be used even in applications involving sand, swarf and dust.
USP: corrosion-free


  • Are corrosion-free and media-resistant for applications under water.
USP: FDA-compliant


  • Do not require lubrication and are also available as FDA-compliant version
USP: lightweight


  • Are lighter than comparable metal guide rollers
USP: variety


  • Are available in a wide range of materials for the most specific areas of application

Where can I buy the guide rollers?


90° L-profile guide rollers

U-profile guide rollers

60° V-profile guide rollers

​Customer-specific guide rollers

We manufacture plastic guide rollers in your desired shape, quantity and material, as the suitable dimensions and materials are not always included in our standard product range. You can choose between different manufacturing processes. Request a consultation now without obligation.
Customer-specific guide rollers

Knife edge rollers

Rollers for rolling knife edges

Rollers for rolling knife edges enable conveyor belts to be redirected over knife edge transitions with little installation space, even at high speeds. Transported goods are thus transferred safely from Conveyor A to Conveyor B.

Where are the guide rollers used?

Further information

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We carry out tests so that you don't have to. Find out how our iglidur products are tested in the test laboratory. We also carry out individual customer tests here.
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What is iglidur?

What are our iglidur materials made of? What is behind the self-lubrication effect? Learn more about the functionality of iglidur® guide rollers made of plastic.

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