Video of the Week – multi-dimensional drylin® E gantries

Combining numerous linear axes to allow multi-axes movement, the drylin® E range of gantries from igus® provides flexible multi-dimensional solutions for a variety of applications, such as automation, measurement and positioning systems. Thanks to the self-lubricating nature of the drylin® components, the gantries are maintenance- and corrosion-free, which makes them a clean and low-cost solution especially in the medical, food and packaging industries.

Part of the complete range of dry-run linear drive systems, drylin® E gantries are available from stock and dispatched within 24 hours in all three basic options: line gantry with a working space of 500x100mm, flat gantry operating within 300x300mm envelope and a room gantry reaching each point within 500x500x100mm.

Video of the Week – drylin belt drive takes centre stage

 

Self-lubricating, extremely quiet for the entertainment industry

Linear motion specialist igus has developed its latest linear belt drive for use in the entertainment and theatre industry. The drylin toothed belt axis is ideal for the movement of stage systems or prop adjustments, offering a range of possible applications. Due to the use of iglidur  polymer plain bearing materials in all moving parts, the drylin toothed belt axis is self-lubricating and maintenance-free, ensuring quiet running while minimising background noise.

Ideal for camera movements, the toothed belt axis helps ensure quick and smooth positioning. The hard-anodised aluminium profile and carriage plate, make it lightweight and provides rigid support for camera and lighting systems.