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drylin® drive technology

drylin® drive technology blogs. Find out more about lubrication-free linear axes that are driven by either a trapezoidal thread, high helix thread or toothed belt.

VOTW- What happens when all products group align?

Published on: 01/06/2022

Having so many product groups across the company, it is amazing to see how they can all work together in perfect harmony! In this week’s video of the week, we see how the Low Cost automation robolink® robots automate the production of our energy chains, building our them right now in our factory! To view […]

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Evolution of the trapezoidal thread: new igus standard achieves 82% efficiency

Published on: 03/05/2022

Harmonised lead screws and lubrication-free lead screw nuts in trapezoidal threads extend service life by 30%. Motion plastics specialist igus has refined the classic trapezoidal thread, achieving a 30% service life extension – a huge increase for a well-established mechanical part. Thanks to a special geometric interaction between the lead screw nut, which requires no […]

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Lubrication-free igus linear belt axis in a hygienic design for clean use in food technology

Published on: 16/11/2021

drylin ZLW belt axis manufactured with FDA-compliant materials can be cleaned quickly and is maintenance-free thanks to tribopolymer technology Cleaning complex machines and systems in food production leads to longer and therefore expensive downtime. To reduce this workload, igus is launching a ready-to-connect belt axis, designed to meet hygienic standards for the food industry. It […]

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VOTW -There is no strain with the igus® Strainwave gear

Published on: 14/10/2021

The new generation of the strain wave gear is low cost, self-lubricating and polymer! With high efficiency, no lubrication and its lightweight design, the dry running strain wave gear is a welcomed addition to the drygear® family. In this week’s video of the week, you can see how easy it to assemble and how the […]

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Find and order linear modules quickly with drive technology configurator from igus

Published on: 31/08/2021

New online tool helps users customise the best maintenance-free linear drive system Spindle, rack and pinion, or belt drive? Light or heavy load? Motor or handwheel? The search for the right linear module is time-consuming, which is exactly why igus has introduced the drive technology configurator. After entering all the parameters for the application, this […]

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Video of the Week – How igus drylin linear robot technology can help you carry on camping

Published on: 26/06/2020

26th June, 2020 The innovative Camping Butler cleans mobile toilet cartridges, from caravans and camper vans, fully automatically and contact-free from the inside and outside. No matter how full or very dirty the cassette is, the Camping Butler cleans it completely. In the week’s video, we go behind the scenes to see how exactly the […]

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Virtual-Exhibition

igus opens virtual trade show 2020 to introduce more than 100 motion plastics innovations

Published on: 19/05/2020

19th May, 2020 In its virtual trade show, igus presents more than 100 plastic innovations and product range additions from all areas of motion plastics. Around 400 square metres in size, the real stand is now open to online visitors and follows the theme ‘Cost down, Life up. It’s our job’. The trade show is […]

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Video of the Week – the 2020 new products from igus

Published on: 04/05/2020

1st May, 2020 Tech up, Cost down: we will always give you at least one of these. This is our job and for many years has been our promise to you. The immense challenges of this year have spurred us on to even greater efforts. During this uncertain time of change, exhibitions have been cancelled.  […]

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Ultra-compact ZLN-40 toothed belt axis for small installation spaces

Published on: 15/04/2020

4th February, 2020 igus has introduced a compact toothed belt axis based on its flat drylin N linear system. The drylin ZLN-40 is 27mm high and 40mm wide and can be delivered with a stroke length of up to 750mm. The modular unit is easy to assemble within minutes or can be ordered and delivered […]

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