Slide Stages


Durable and dependable, Gilman slide stages provide smooth, accurate linear motion for many applications across a variety of industries. Gilman manufactures three different slide styles: dovetail, linear guide, and hardened box way. 

All slides can be produced in a variety of ways to meet your exact needs, including:

  • Materials – cast iron (standard), aluminum, stainless steel and plastic.
  • Coatings – can be individually specified to meet environmental requirements.
  • Options – There are many types of drives and accessories.

Whether your end application is a special machine or an OEM product line, Gilman can assure you responsive engineering, precision manufacturing and prompt, efficient after-sale service.

Dovetail Slides

Dovetail slides provide simple and cost effective solutions for precise movement and tooling positioning.

Linear Guide Slides

Linear guide slides are designed for precise low friction linear movement and are available in roller or ball designs.

Hardened Box Way Slides

Hardened box way slides are commonly used for stand-alone machines, shuttle devices, and general feeding applications.

  • Gilman prides itself on ingenuity and the ability of finding an answer for your engineering challenge. No matter how simple or complex, Gilman can design a slide or spindle to meet your exact need. Call us today to discuss.