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drylin® N low-profile guide system

Small, low-profile, flexible and cost-effective

  • Various widths
  • 100% maintenance and lubrication-free
  • Corrosion-resistant and hygienic
  • Resistant to dirt, dust and humidity
  • Quiet operation
  • Stop motion available for endlessly variable adjustable guidance

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The components of the drylin® N low-profile guide system

The small drylin® N low-profile guide system consists of a rail and a guide carriage. The sliding elements are manufactured from a high-performance plastic. The low-profile linear guide was developed especially for applications with very little installation space. The low-profile linear guides move completely without any lubricant and guarantee compliance with the highest hygiene standards.  

drylin® N low-profile guide system for linear applications with compact installation space

Low-profile guide rails

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drylin® N low-profile guide carriage for linear applications with compact installation space

Guide carriages

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drylin® N complete solution for linear applications with compact installation space

Complete solution

  • Low-profile guide system and guide carriage
  • Installation heights of between 6mm and 12mm
  • Different installation sizes

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Why choose drylin® N low-profile guide system?

Miniature linear guides for small installation spaces

Can be used in small installation spaces

Thanks to space-saving design with an installation height of 9-12 mm

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Lower energy costs

Thanks to a lightweight, energy-efficient design of the low-profile guide system

Specified displacement forces with pre-load prism slide in linear low-profile guide system

Easy to adjust and position

Thanks to specified displacement forces (carriage with pre-load prism slide)

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Quiet operation

Spring preload of the carriage and sliding element ensures quiet running

Less assembly time thanks to overmoulded carriage for linear low-profile guide system

Less installation time

Thanks to overmoulded carriage (permanent connection between carriage and sliding element)

Less installation work with drylin® N double carriages

Minimal installation work required

Thanks to the use of double carriage, it is possible to dispense with several carriage

Low-profile guide system free sample

Your low-profile guide system sample box

Try out the advantages of the lubrication-free low-profile guide system

Convince yourself and order your free mini sample box with product samples and further information about our drylin N low-profile linear guide modular kit with its advantages. 

The box contains low-profile guide rails with different coatings, maintenance-free single and double carriages in different sizes and a clearance-free pre-load prism slide.

Try out drylin N low-profile linear guide for free

Selected application examples

drylin® N low-profile guide systems are deployed particularly in places where the installation spaces are small while demands are high. The compact but tough design meets the highest demands with regard to precision and flexibility. The various widths for the guides and the wide range of guide carriages provide a great variety of application options.  

drylin® T miniature guide for higher loads

Linear rails with a compact design in 4 installation sizes

The miniature linear rails from the drylin® T product range are an alternative to the low-profile guide systems if you need to work with higher fill weights (in excess of 50 kg) or with greater precision (under 50 µ).

drylin® T miniature guide
drylin® T miniature guide

More information on the drylin® N low-profile guide system

drylin® configurator

Complete system configured in 5 steps

A customised drylin® N low-profile guide system for your linear application in only 5 steps.

dryspin® test laboratory


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


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