Guide Rail Protection Caps for Festool Guide Rails (Pair)

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Sold as a pair - one for each end of the guide rail

These are made to fit Festool guide rails - we have many other models available for other branded rails

Festool Guide Rail Protection Caps

Feature Overview

The original Tool Theory guide rail protection caps. Our protection caps will help protect the edges of the tracks and ensure that other things do not snag on the sharp corners. This is a must have item for storing and transporting guide rails safely. Replacing a guide rail is expensive.

  • Protects the ends of the rails from snagging on clothing or bumping into things
  • Snug friction fit that can be installed or removed in seconds
  • Helps by keeping the ends of the splinter guard snug to the rail
  • Made out of a strong PETG plastic


Our guild rail protection caps provide many protection benefits.

The harsh and sharp edges of guide rails are inconvenient, and they can catch on many things such as clothing or ribbed hoses. Using our protection caps, you will prevent the guide rail from snagging on you (or other things you don’t want them catching on). It will also help protect the guide rail from random bumps from your tools or workpiece.

Guide rails can be expensive, so protecting them is crucial for prolonging their life. The cost of the protection caps is much cheaper than having to replace a guide rail with bent edges.

Splinter Guard Support

All modern guide rails come with a splinter guard attached to the edge to help with tear out. Sometimes the adhesion can sometimes come off on the ends of the rail. Our guide rail protection caps will help keep the splinter guard snug to the rail and reduce movement.

Hose Deflection

Our protection caps will help mildly with hose deflection, but they are not designed to fully prevent the snagging of hoses on the end of the guide rail. If you're looking to specifically prevent hoses from snagging on the guide rail, then look at our options for hose deflectors.


The protection caps make a great addition for safely storing the guide rails, whether you're on the move or you're storing them on the wall. They easily fit onto the guide rail without needing any tools with a friction fit.

Made in USA

These are designed, made and quality control inspected in the USA. The plastic is sourced from USA based company, supporting other American manufacturers.

Technical Details

  • Weight: 3 oz 
  • Material: Thermoplastic polyester
  • Country of Origin: Made in USA
  • Compatible Guide RailsFestool

What's Included?

  • (2) Festool Guide Rail Protection Caps

Customer Reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Dakota Wallace
Exactly what I needed

These things are flawless and help to solve the issue I’ve had with my Festool guide rail, the splinter guard peeling up. The end caps are just snug enough and don’t get in your way.

Denise Berry
Festool guide rail caps

Fit great, look great. Protected the rail on a drop. Love these things!