Telescopic Guides


Telescopic guides have two basic types available, one with a ball type rolling element at its core and the other with a cam type roller bearing as the core element carrying the load.   Most of these product are designed to be used in pairs, one on each side of the moving drawer or structure.     Below is our complete array of telescopic guides products.   You can click on any of the pictured products below for more information.

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Ball Based Telescopic Guides

Below is a selection of ASN, DSS, and DEF Series telescopic linear guide products. These are best suited for clean industrial environments where high capacity is most important.  

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ASN28 Series (Stroke 50% of Overall Retracted Length)

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TLN30 Telescopic Guides
  • Replaces the SR28 Series
  • 7958 N (1789 lb) Load per telescopic unit
  • 28 mm x 13 mm rectangular cross-section
  • Stroke up to 601 mm (23.7 inches)

ASN43 Series (Stroke 50% of Overall Retracted Length)

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TLN40 Telescopic Guides
  • Replaces the SR43 Series
  • 24298 N (5462 lb) Load per telescopic unit
  • 43 mm x 22 mm rectangular cross-section
  • Stroke up to 1013 mm (40 inches)

DSS28 Series (Tall and Narrow)

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DSS28 Telescopic Guides
  • Replaces the TLS28 Series
  • 2240 N (504 lb) Load per telescopic unit
  • 87 mm x 17 mm rectangular cross-section
  • Stroke up to 1490 mm (59 inches)

DSS43 Series (Tall and Narrow)

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DSS43 Telescopic Guides
  • Replaces the TLS43 Series
  • 4908 N (1103 lb) Load per telescopic unit
  • 120 mm x 28 mm rectangular cross-section
  • Stroke up to 1970 mm (77 inches)

DEF28 Series (almost Square)

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TSQ28 Telescopic Guides
  • Replaces the TSQ28 Series
  • 1169 N (263 lb) Load per telescopic unit
  • 28 mm x 26 mm almost square cross-section
  • Stroke up to 1216 mm (48 inches)

DEF43 Series (almost Square)

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TSQ43 Telescopic Guides
  • Replaces the TSQ43 Series
  • 3055 N (687 lb) Load per telescopic unit
  • 43 mm x 44 mm almost square cross-section
  • Stroke up to 2011 mm (79 inches)

Roller Based Telescopic Guides

Below is a selection of TLR, TLQ, and TLN Series telescopic linear guide products. These are the especially good in dirty environments.   The convex profile raceways shed dirt and debris that would otherwise inhibit the linear motion.  

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TLR28 Series (Tall and Narrow Cross Section)

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TLR28 Telescopic Guides
  • 1631 N (367 lb) Load per telescopic unit
  • 80 mm x 18.6 mm rectangular cross-section
  • Stroke up to 1500 mm (59 inches)

Left "S" and Right "D" hand units required in most applications

TLR43 Series (Tall and Narrow)

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TLR43 Telescopic Guides
  • 2385 N (536 lb) Load per telescopic unit
  • 116 mm x 28.4 mm rectangular cross-section
  • Stroke up to 1980 mm (78 inches)

Left "S" and Right "D" hand units required in most applications

TLQ28 Series (almost Square)

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TLQ28 Telescopic Guides
  • 1029 N (231 lb) Load per telescopic unit
  • 28 mm x 36.6 mm almost square cross-section
  • Stroke up to 1490 mm (59 inches)

TLQ43 Series (almost Square)

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TLQ43 Telescopic Guides
  • 2489 N (555 lb) Load per telescopic unit
  • 43 mm x 56.4 mm almost square cross-section
  • Stroke up to 1970 mm (77 inches)

TLN30 Series (Tall and Narrow)

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TLN30 Telescopic Guides
  • 1350 N (304 lb) Load per telescopic unit
  • 76 mm x 23.9 mm rectangular cross-section
  • Stroke up to 1490 mm (59 inches)

Left "S" and Right "D" hand units required in most applications

TLN40 Series (Tall and Narrow)

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TLN40 Telescopic Guides
  • 2750 N (618 lb) Load per telescopic unit
  • 104 mm x 33.8 mm rectangular cross-section
  • Stroke up to 1970 mm (77 inches)

Left "S" and Right "D" hand units required in most applications

TQN30 Series (almost Square)

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TQN30 Telescopic Guides
  • 420 N (95 lb) Load per telescopic unit
  • 29.5 mm x 40 mm almost square cross-section
  • Stroke up to 1490 mm (59 inches)

TQN40 Series (almost Square)

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TQN40 Telescopic Guides
  • 1100 N (247 lb) Load per telescopic unit
  • 39.5 mm x 56.4 mm almost square cross-section
  • Stroke up to 1970 mm (77 inches)

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