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Slide profiles
Plastic Slide Profiles - PE Profiles - slide strips

Slide profiles made of Polystone® M (PE-UHMW) and LubX®

Optimise your conveying and sliding processes

Slide profiles made of Polystone® M (PE-UHMW) and LubX® have been specially developed for the design of efficient and high-performance conveying and sliding processes. Owing to their excellent sliding properties, Polystone® M and LubX® contribute to reducing the drive energy required by conveying processes and support the stability of processes. Available in many different dimensions, complex geometries and thin wall thicknesses, our slide profiles are used anywhere in the world where something moves.

 

Geometries – slide profiles

We manufacture slide profiles from Polystone® M (PE-UHMW) and LubX® with manufacturing options that are unique on the market. Whether covering profil or clip profile, Z-, L-, U-, C-, T- or square profile, complex geometries, thin wall thicknesses or high-gloss and special surface structures, you have the most extensive range of standard profiles on the market at your fingertips, as well as special profiles manufactured exclusively for you. With currently more than 600 different cross-profiles, we offer a selection of slide profilesthat is probably unique on the market.

 

Plastic slide sections – PE sections – Polystone® slide strips
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Slide profiles made of Polystone® M and LubX® available with more than 600 different cross-profiles

Extruded slide profiles

Our state-of-the-art extrusion systems can be used to create slide profiles with complex geometries for you that cannot be made by machining. Depending on cross-profile, production by extrusion can offer advantages over machining in terms of cost-effectiveness and technical feasibility.

  • Profile lengths: on roll or in individual lengths up to 12,000mm

Machined slide profiles

We manufacture slide profiles by machining for prototypes or required quantities for which it is not cost-effective to create an extrusion tool. We use our profile milling machines to create high-precision slide profiles having demanding cross-profiles, surfaces and different wall thicknesses according to drawings.

  • Profile lengths: up to 6,000mm

Consulting & in-house toolmaking

Our experienced technicians will be happy to support you in the development of your geometry and advise you on your application. Our in-house toolmaking gives us a very high degree of flexibility for implementing the right slide profiles for your application. We will also be happy to assist you if a prototype is required.

 

Characteristics - slide profiles

Excellent sliding properties

Thanks to the low sliding friction coefficient, slide profiles made of Polystone® M (PE-UHMW) and LubX® can reduce the required drive energy in conveyor systems and increase the stability of your processes.

Extremely wear-resistant

Thanks to their extremely high wear-resistance, slide profiles made of Polystone® M (PE-UHMW) and LubX® withstand long-term use and have a long service life.

Very good chemical resistance

Excellent resistance to various chemical media

Suitable for contact with food

Polystone® M and LubX® meet the requirements of EU 10/2011 and FDA, depending on the individual modification.

Continuous operating temperatures from -250° C to +250° C

Suitable for applications with high and very low temperatures, such as cold stores, depending on the material

Environmentally friendly

Environmentally friendly because of 100% recyclability

Polystone® M (PE-UHMW)

As ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene, slide profiles made of Polystone® M solve problems related to friction, wear and material flow in numerous applications. Modern conveyor and handling technology, storage and packaging systems and the beverage industry can no longer do without this material.

Polystone® M (PE-UHMW)

LubX®

Our LubX® product family comprises matched slide compounds having exceptional sliding properties - developed for various sliding systems and environmental conditions.

LubX® slide plastics

Colours

  • Polystone® PE-UHMW slide profiles are available in almost any desired colour.
  • LubX® slide profiles are available in colours such as blue (RAL 5013), white (RAL 9003) and green (RAL 6016), depending on the LubX®version. Custom colours are available upon request.

Further processing

Our further processing options and our service round off our
range of slide profiles made of Polystone® M (PE-UHMW) and LubX®. We can process your profiles in our comprehensive machinery according to your wishes:

  • Punching of mounting holes and profile end contours
  • Combination with steel profiles 
  • Cut to length
  • Tailoring to other components

Industries

Our slide profiles made of Polystone® M (PE-UHMW) and LubX® are usedworldwide in applications where excellent sliding properties and high wear resistance are required. These include:

 

Application examples

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Spiral freezer with LubX® extruded slide profiles
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Side guide profile made of LubX® for a conveyor system
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Curve guide made of LubX® C
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Chain guide profile
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Extruded profile as handrail of an ice hockey gang

Consultation & contact

Our experienced technicians and toolmakers will be happy to advise you on the development and design of your slide profile to create the best profile for your application. Just use our contact form at the bottom of the page, give us a call or drop us a note.

 

 

Polystone® M extruded sections

In the following, we would like to give you an overview of the Polystone® M extruded profiles.

Plastic profiles

In addition to slide profiles made of Polystone® M and LubX®, our range of profiles also includes profiles made of standard plastics, technical plastics and high-performance plastics as well as profiles made of Durostone® fibre-reinforced materials.

 

 
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