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. 667-1465
Mfr. Part No.GSM-1214-10
BrandIgus
MYR69.57
1 Bag of 8
Bag(s)
Plain Closed Without Flange 12mm 14mm 10mm - -
RS Stock No. 667-1481
Mfr. Part No.GFM-1517-09
BrandIgus
MYR42.09
1 Bag of 4
Bag(s)
Plain Closed With Flange 15mm 17mm 9mm - -
RS Stock No. 667-1462
Mfr. Part No.GSM-1214-08
BrandIgus
MYR52.16
1 Bag of 6
Bag(s)
Plain Closed Without Flange 12mm 14mm 8mm - -
RS Stock No. 667-1487
Mfr. Part No.GFM-1214-07
BrandIgus
MYR41.62
1 Bag of 4
Bag(s)
Plain Closed With Flange 12mm 14mm 7mm - -
RS Stock No. 868-6898
Mfr. Part No.A160-T-005-0120
BrandIgus
MYR106.79
Each
units
- - - - - 1m - -
RS Stock No. 667-1419
Mfr. Part No.GSM-0304-03
BrandIgus
MYR151.28
1 Bag of 30
Bag(s)
Plain Closed Without Flange 3mm 4.5mm 3mm - -
RS Stock No. 667-1434
Mfr. Part No.GSM-0405-04
BrandIgus
MYR200.58
1 Bag of 30
Bag(s)
Plain Closed Without Flange 4mm 5.5mm 4mm - -
RS Stock No. 667-1437
Mfr. Part No.GSM-0507-05
BrandIgus
MYR142.14
1 Bag of 20
Bag(s)
Plain Closed Without Flange 5mm 7mm 5mm - -
RS Stock No. 667-1440
Mfr. Part No.GSM-0608-06
BrandIgus
MYR87.71
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
MYR73.24
1 Bag of 10
Bag(s)
Plain Closed Without Flange 8mm 10mm 8mm - -
RS Stock No. 217-9704
Mfr. Part No.-
BrandPacific
MYR129.40
Each
units
Self Lubricating Closed - 16mm 26mm 36mm - -
RS Stock No. 617-4618
Mfr. Part No.RJZM-01-05
BrandIgus
MYR61.41
Each
units
Plain Closed - 5mm 12mm 22mm 525N 3675N
RS Stock No. 217-9754
Mfr. Part No.FMCN20
BrandPacific
MYR193.84
Each
units
Self Lubricating Open - 20mm 32mm 45mm - -
RS Stock No. 712-5018
Mfr. Part No.SAM-12
BrandIgus
MYR28.35
Each
units
Thrust Closed Without Flange 12.5mm 30mm 8mm - 6000N
RS Stock No. 667-1484
Mfr. Part No.GFM-1012-07
BrandIgus
MYR52.83
1 Bag of 6
Bag(s)
Plain Closed With Flange 10mm 12mm 7mm - -
RS Stock No. 667-1475
Mfr. Part No.GFM-0810-05
BrandIgus
MYR68.84
1 Bag of 8
Bag(s)
Plain Closed With Flange 8mm 10mm 5.5mm - -
RS Stock No. 667-1471
Mfr. Part No.GFM-0608-04
BrandIgus
MYR83.78
1 Bag of 10
Bag(s)
Plain Closed With Flange 6mm 8mm 4mm - -
RS Stock No. 712-5024
Mfr. Part No.RJ260UM-02-12
BrandIgus
MYR39.22
Each
units
Plain Closed - 12mm 19mm 28mm 420N 2940N
RS Stock No. 123-3850
Mfr. Part No.B160-T-005-0100-G
BrandIgus
MYR145.08
Each
units
- Open - - - 100mm - -
RS Stock No. 123-3851
Mfr. Part No.V400-T-005-0100-G
BrandIgus
MYR494.27
Each
units
- Open - - - 100mm - -
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