Linear Plain Bearings

Linear plain bearings are bearing elements for translation type motion (motion along a path). Unlike roller bearings, linear plain bearings move on a shaft or static guideway, as opposed to on movable component slides. Depending on the type of guiding system, the sliding layer is applied to the rigid or movable component.

Types of linear plain bearings

Linear plain bearings are available in a wide range of sizes and material types, suited to different applications. They come in three main configurations: closed, open and split.

What are linear plain bearings used for?


Linear plain bearings are resistant to shock and contamination. They offer high static load capacity and low wear, and make little noise. These characteristics make them suitable for applications where the bearing position must be low maintenance or maintenance free, or where lubrication is either impermissible or undesirable. They are found in in everyday applications including:

  • Printers
  • Lab equipment
  • Thermoperformance
  • Additive manufacturing
  • Welding machines
  • Stone saws and heavy-duty cutters
  • Assembly and inspection stations
  • Seat adjustment and shock absorption

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Description Price Linear Plain Bearing Type Configuration Flanges Inside Diameter Outside Diameter Length Dynamic Load Rating Static Load Rating
RS Stock No. 617-4602
Mfr. Part No.RJZM-01-08
BrandIgus
$19.29
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Plain Closed - 8mm 16mm 25mm 960N 6720N
RS Stock No. 667-1484
Mfr. Part No.GFM-1012-07
BrandIgus
$11.93
1 Bag of 6
Bag(s)
Plain Closed With Flange 10mm 12mm 7mm - -
RS Stock No. 667-1471
Mfr. Part No.GFM-0608-04
BrandIgus
$23.65
1 Bag of 10
Bag(s)
Plain Closed With Flange 6mm 8mm 4mm - -
RS Stock No. 243-8053
Mfr. Part No.FMC08
BrandPacific
$30.22
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Self Lubricating Closed - 8mm 16mm 25mm - -
RS Stock No. 617-4624
Mfr. Part No.RJUM-01-10
BrandIgus
$18.74
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Plain Closed - 10mm 19mm 29mm 725N 5075N
RS Stock No. 667-1434
Mfr. Part No.GSM-0405-04
BrandIgus
$48.88
1 Bag of 30
Bag(s)
Plain Closed Without Flange 4mm 5.5mm 4mm - -
RS Stock No. 667-1459
Mfr. Part No.GSM-1012-08
BrandIgus
$16.00
1 Bag of 10
Bag(s)
Plain Closed Without Flange 10mm 12mm 8mm - -
RS Stock No. 667-1419
Mfr. Part No.GSM-0304-03
BrandIgus
$48.88
1 Bag of 30
Bag(s)
Plain Closed Without Flange 3mm 4.5mm 3mm - -
RS Stock No. 868-6898
Mfr. Part No.A160-T-005-0120
BrandIgus
$24.97
Each
units
- - - - - 1m - -
RS Stock No. 712-5024
Mfr. Part No.RJ260UM-02-12
BrandIgus
$13.16
Each
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Plain Closed - 12mm 19mm 28mm 420N 2940N
RS Stock No. 667-1440
Mfr. Part No.GSM-0608-06
BrandIgus
$33.16
1 Bag of 12
Bag(s)
Plain Closed Without Flange 6mm 8mm 6mm - -
RS Stock No. 667-1447
Mfr. Part No.GSM-0810-08
BrandIgus
$28.51
1 Bag of 10
Bag(s)
Plain Closed Without Flange 8mm 10mm 8mm - -
RS Stock No. 667-1475
Mfr. Part No.GFM-0810-05
BrandIgus
$21.01
1 Bag of 8
Bag(s)
Plain Closed With Flange 8mm 10mm 5.5mm - -
RS Stock No. 667-1490
Mfr. Part No.GFM-2023-11
BrandIgus
$11.39
1 Bag of 4
Bag(s)
Plain Closed With Flange 20mm 23mm 11.5mm - -
RS Stock No. 667-1453
Mfr. Part No.GSM-1012-10
BrandIgus
$16.09
1 Bag of 8
Bag(s)
Plain Closed Without Flange 10mm 12mm 10mm - -
RS Stock No. 868-6891
Mfr. Part No.A160-T-005-0120-G1
BrandIgus
$78.42
Each
units
- - - - - 1m - -
RS Stock No. 667-1465
Mfr. Part No.GSM-1214-10
BrandIgus
$17.84
1 Bag of 8
Bag(s)
Plain Closed Without Flange 12mm 14mm 10mm - -
RS Stock No. 311-3496
Mfr. Part No.RJUM-01-25
BrandIgus
$48.43
Each
units
Plain Closed - 25mm 40mm 58mm 3625N 25375N
RS Stock No. 712-5018
Mfr. Part No.SAM-12
BrandIgus
$7.19
Each
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Thrust Closed Without Flange 12.5mm 30mm 8mm - 6000N
RS Stock No. 311-3468
Mfr. Part No.RJUM-01-12
BrandIgus
$17.07
Each
units
Plain Closed - 12mm 22mm 32mm 960N 6720N
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