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igus® Ltd.

Caswell Road

Northampton, NN4 7PW

01604 677240

Plastic 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.
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Everything about our guide rollers at a glance:
  • What advantages do our guide rollers offer?
  • Where can I buy the guide rollers?
  • Customers-specific guide rollers
  • Rollers for rolling knife edges
  • Where are the guide rollers used?
  • Further information

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

L-profile guide rollers
  • Available in various materials
  • In stock in the UK
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U-profile guide rollers

U-profile guide rollers
  • A range of different materials available.
  • In stock in the UK
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60° V-profile guide rollers

V-profile guide rollers
  • A range of different materials
  • In stock in the UK
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​Customer-specific guide rollers

Occasionally the standard products don't quite meet your requirements, whether that be matching size or material. However, this is not a problem as we can manufacture plastic guide rollers in your required shape, quantity and material,  You can choose between different manufacturing processes. 
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Customer-specific guide rollers

Knife edge rollers

Rollers for rolling knife edges

Knife edge rollers are designed to enable conveyor belts to be redirected over knife edge transitions with little installation space, even at high speeds. Transported goods are therefore transferred safely from Conveyor A to Conveyor B. We have a standard range of knife edge rollers in a variety of materials should you wish to have an off the shelf option.
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Where are the guide rollers used?

Further information

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The plain bearing test laboratory 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.

What is iglidur®?

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