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Intelligent drive technology & drive systems from igus®

The drylin drive technology provides lubrication-free linear axes that are driven either by a trapezoidal thread, high helix thread or toothed belt. From lightweight solid polymer units up to solid stainless steel solutions; igus offers users suitable solutions for their individual application. In all systems, the stroke length is freely selectable and the optional drive provided by a hand wheel or motor. The motion plastics specialist igus optimises linear automation at the highest level with drive systems. The drive systems consist of maintenance-free components and are offered cost-effectively.

They are characterised by a long service life, precision and high reliability. Are you looking for a high-speed linear drive system, a z-axis for gantry designs or a lubrication-free and efficient alternative in general for your drive system? We are happy to answer this question with a wide range of special drive solutions. The drylin drive technology is also dirt-resistant, lightweight, quiet and suitable for almost all applications and industries from all over the world.

Linear drive technology

igus linear axes with drive in the overview

Lead screw, toothed belt and rack axes

  • Advantages and disadvantages of different drives
  • System structures of the igus linear axes with drive
  • Solutions made of polymer and solid stainless steel

Linear axes with drive in the overview

Multi-axis systems

Multi-axis linear robots

XY-tables, gantries and linear robots

  • Harnessed ready for use
  • Individually configurable through modular design
  • Manual or electrical

Positioning systems and linear robots

drylin econ entry-level series

Cost-effective linear guides with drylin econ drive

Efficient and ready-to-install

  • Cost-effective through production by injection moulding and Klareloxal
  • Alternative to self-made solutions
  • Guaranteed fast installation

More about drylin econ drive technology

drylin drive technology configurator

In just a few steps to the harnessed drive system

With the online configurator for the drive technology you will receive the suitable drive technology system based on your requirements. You also have the option of requesting or ordering both motors and other accessories, such as the motor control system.

  • Fast and easy configuration
  • Optional accessories
  • Detailed parts list
  • Fast delivery

Configure drive technology system now

The igus linear module online shop

drylin® linear modules with a single click ...

... order linear modules harnessed, ready to connect, with stroke lengths of 250 and 500mm in the online shop. 

  • With lead screw drive or toothed belt drive
  • Two defined stroke lengths for each system
  • Flexible with drive pins for manual and electric operation.  Ready to install with lead screw clamp, position indicator and hand wheel for quickly replicable adjustments 
  • No time-consuming searching and assembly
  • Reduced design effort with PDF and CAD file available in the online shop

To the linear module shop

drylin® innovations 2021 - Innovations in drive technology, drive systems and many other products

Tech up, cost down: we will always give you at least one of the two. That is our profession and what we have offered for many years. The challenges of the "upside-down" year of 2021 have spurred us on to improve our efforts. Experience the drylin® innovations of 2021.

Overview of drylin® E news 2021
New products in 2021

Selected customer applications with the igus drive technology


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