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igus® Ltd.

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Northampton, NN4 7PW

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drylin® NT - telescopic rails

Telescopic rails are used to ensure a linear extension where there is little space. The slidable rails reduce the space required for suspension and storage to a minimum. With the drylin® telescopic rails from igus®, the advantages of these modules are now also available to you in the proven quality of our company.
  • Maximum extension length: 2,000 mm
  • Anodised aluminium rails
  • 100% maintenance-free and lubrication-free due to self-lubricating properties
  • Hygenic and easy to clean
  • Available with or without locking mechanism
  • Robust, corrosion-free and light
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Telescopic rail options

Telescopic rail up to 1,200mm


Continuous extension up to 1,200mm

Full extension, partial extension, overextension

Lubrication-free and maintenance-free

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Telescopic rail up to 2,000mm

nt-60 telescopic rail by igus

Continuous extension up to 2,000mm

Quiet, solid run

Robust structure

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With locking mechanism

drylin® NT telescopic rails with locking mechanism

Locking mechanism in end and centre positions

Extension from 140mm to 1,200mm

Individual latching possible upon request

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polymer telescopic rails-NTP-27

  • Extension length: 150mm
  • 3-piece structure made of iglidur® polymers
  • Low clearance due to spring preload
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Black anti-reflective telescopic rails

AR rail
  • Black surface reduces light reflections
  • Corrosion-free for indoor and outdoor use
  • Extension length for size 35 is up to 600mm
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You can use the drylin® linear guides expert to quickly and easily configure an individual linear guide for your application in just five steps.

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Frequently asked questions about drylin® telescopic rails

What is a telescopic rail?

The drylin® telescopic rail is a lubrcation-free extendable rail which consists of anodised aluminium guide rails and a sliding polymer element made from iglidur® 

Where can I use telescopic rails?

These rails are ideal for the medical industry so environments such as clean rooms are perfect. This is due to no lubrication being required. 

Why use igus® telescopic rails?

Apart from being lubrication free, these rails are corrosion resistant, quiet running and cost -effective. 

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Application example for the NTP-27 telescopic rails

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Telescopic rail configurator

Just enter your requirements and receive the telescopic rail configurations you need - partially extended, fully extended, or over-extended.

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Application examples

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The beverage vending machine made by California-based Drop Water uses drylin® linear guides to mix and dispense drinks.
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The CompactChart from Compact Solutions GmbH as an all-rounder compared to a normal flip chart with drylin® N rail and matching carriages from igus®.
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The wheelchair lift is an innovative system that was specially developed for people in wheelchairs.
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Food truck with drylin® N

Nomes srl used drylin® N to convert a normal truck into a food truck.
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drylin® linear technology does not use a single drop of lubricating oil. In addition, our tribologically optimised materials produce less micro-abrasion than commercially available plastics. Longer service life also has a positive net effect on the environment.
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