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Linear modules with toothed belt drive for extreme conditions

In applications with very harsh and aggressive environments, durable and resilient components are required. With the industry-specific range, applications with splash water contact, underwater use or even freezing temperatures are no problem. In addition, igus offers belt-driven linear axes for explosive atmospheres as well as completely metal-free solutions that are in demand in the field of automation as well as high-frequency and X-ray systems.

The ZLW series for extreme conditions

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LT range For use at temperatures down to –30°C, the drive and deflection shaft end supports are fitted with cold ball bearings. The drive is implemented by a toothed belt suitable for low temperature.

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SW range The SW ZLW  version is suitable for applications where there is contact with splash water. It is corrosion-resistant due to PU toothed belt with stainless steel tie beams and stainless steel ball bearings, as well as shaft end support housing made of hard anodised aluminium.

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UW range For underwater use, the UW type is ideal. The linear carriages and drive and deflection shaft-end supports are made of hard anodised aluminium. In addition, xiros plastic ball bearings are used. A flexible toothed belt with aramide tie beams serves as the drive.

drylin® ZLW: Belt drive for extreme conditions

Under water / cold storage

More special toothed belt axes

drylin® ZLW-1040-EX - Toothed belt axis for the EX area

Lubrication-free drylin® ZLW with Ex protection for adjustments

drylin® carbon toothed belt axis - ZLW-0630-P

The combination of tribologically optimised drylin® W linear guide made of carbon with drytech® polymers in the carriage and drive make the toothed belt axis ZLW-0630-CFK the first completely metal free toothed belt axis.

Configure individual toothed belt axes

  • Configure, align, order with suitable accessories (hand wheel, angle drives, etc.)
  • Price and delivery time display of your configuration
  • Simple transfer to shopping basket, no minimum order quantity
  • Creation of PDF reports with parts list, result of service life & individual application parameters

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