Linear Bearings

Linear Bearing
A linear bearing is a mechanical component designed to facilitate motion in a straight line, allowing objects or components to move linearly along a specified path. Unlike rotational bearings that enable circular motion, linear bearings support and guide objects in a linear direction. These bearings are crucial components in various mechanical systems, providing smooth and precise movement in applications where linear motion is required. They are used in machinery such as CNC machines, 3D printers, packaging equipment, and conveyor systems. Linear bearings contribute to increased accuracy, reduced friction, and improved efficiency in linear motion applications. Regular maintenance, including lubrication, is essential for optimal performance and longevity of linear bearings. The choice of linear bearing type depends on factors such as load capacity, precision requirements, and environmental conditions.

Features and benefits:
  • High load-carrying
  • Reduced friction
  • Able to handle varying speeds and loads
Item Code Inscribed Circle Diameter Outer Diameter Length Dynamic Load Rating Static Load Rating Material Mass
dr D L C C0 m
mm N g

Mining & Construction
Food Processing Machinery


Q: How do linear bearings differ from rotational bearings?

Linear bearings support and guide objects in a straight line, enabling linear motion, whereas rotational bearings facilitate circular motion.

Q: What is the difference between a ball bearing and a roller bearing linear guide?

Ball bearing linear guides use balls to reduce friction and enable smooth motion, while roller bearing linear guides use cylindrical rollers to support higher loads and handle harsher conditions.

Q: Do linear bearings require lubrication?

Most linear bearings require regular lubrication to minimize friction and wear between the moving components. Proper lubrication ensures optimal performance and extends the bearing's lifespan.