1060 Steel Nominal Diameter Sizes:  

  • 1/4" - 4"
  • 10 mm - 80 mm (limited stock)

440C SS Nominal Diameter Sizes:

  • 1/4" - 2-1/2"
  • Metric upon request


For Bearings and Beyond...


Standard Product

Used For...

  • Medical Equipment stainless steel bearing rods and shafts
  • Fitness Equipment / Weight lifting machinery weight stacks and moving part bearing rails
  • Steel guide shafts / rods for gaming and gambling equipment
  • Packaging, material handling, automation - anything that needs precision movement on a round steel rod!

No matter the name, it's all the same.... Linear shafting is commonly known as:

  • Precision hardened linear shafting
  • Linear bearing slide / guide rail
  • Bearing rods
  • Bearing shafting
  • Precision linear bearing shaft
  • Bearing round rail
  • Precision ground, polished and hardened rods
  • Thomson Class L or Class S shafting (Common law trademark of Thomson Industries)
  • FDA Approved bearing shafting (wash-down, corrosion resistant)

If you're looking for any of the above or derivation thereof, you have come to the right place. IDA Motion specializes in custom machining of these products. Whether as simple as standard threaded or tapped ends or as complex as steps, slots, retaining ring grooves and keyways, IDA CNC machining does it all!

IDA Motion Machining has quick turn-around time (less than 1 week) for the following standard products:

  • Pre-drilled linear shafting (1060 and SS)
  • Tapped ends
  • Threaded ends


Custom Product

Even most custom shafting orders are produced in less than 2 weeks! Try IDA Motion Machining for:

  • Slots
  • Keyways
  • Steps
  • Grooves
  • Flats
  • Diameter reduction

All bearing round rail shafting is precision ground, polished and case-hardened in the following materials:

  • 1060 steel
  • 440C stainless steel
  • Food grade bearing steel

Precision Hardened Linear Shafting


  IDA Motion, Inc.

  2330 20th Avenue

  Rockford, IL 61104

  Phone: +1 815.227.9010

  Fax: +1 815.227.9012



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