Products for laboratory equipment

Whether microtomes, centrifuges, cappers and decappers, analysis systems or pipetting robots. Measurement and analysis devices as well as machines for sample handling in medical diagnostics are characterised by the desire for ever greater automation and its highly dynamic yet very compact machines.
Our linear axes and motors, energy chains, gears, threaded systems and other components for laboratory equipment are therefore designed for maximum speeds with a long service life.
For example, our completely lubrication-free and maintenance-free plastic components or precise and reliable linear technology, such as linear modules or linear robots, contribute to this.

Laboratory equipment

Tech up and Cost down: our top products for laboratory equipment

drylin linear robot systems

drylin linear robot systems and motors

  • Lubrication-free linear axes
  • Long service life, precision and high reliability

Gears

Plastic gears

  • No lubrication necessary
  • Long service life thanks to optimised materials
  • Individual dimensions are also possible

Energy chains E2

E2 series energy chains

  • For safe cable guidance
  • High stability with quiet running
  • Can be used in the tightest of installation spaces

dryspin

dryspin nuts and lead screws

  • Completely lubrication-free and maintenance-free lead screw technology
  • Low coefficients of friction and long service life

iglidur plastic plain bearings

polymer plain bearings

  • Corrosion-free and chemical-resistant
  • Maintenance-free and lubrication-free
  • Wear-resistant, high load capacity

3D printing

Parts printed in 3D

  • Individual products from 3D printers
  • Highly abrasion-resistant 3D printing material
  • Can be shipped quickly with online 3D printing service


Successful applications in laboratory technology

Filling system for reaction vessels

Filling plant in the laboratory

Absolute precision and reliability were essential for the feeds in this filling plant. Today, the customer relies on drylin lead screw technology, which impresses with a low coefficient of friction in dry operation and optimum glide surfaces.

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Highest precision in DNA diagnostics

DNA diagnostics

This device for DNA diagnostics detects mutations in genetic material. For precise positioning of the glass plates with DNA samples over a heat exchanger, the customer relies on a drylin lead screw system with motor.

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... and other success stories

Medical technology success stories

Discover how our linear axes, energy chains, threaded systems and other products are used in various laboratory devices in this extensive selection of application examples.

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White paper: Automated pipetting technology

Innovative plastic technology in modern analytics

Taking account of the specific requirements regarding medical equipment, precision and hygiene on the one hand, and general economic aspects, productivity and the pressure of costs on the other, manufacturers of medical equipment are always on the lookout for materials and solutions that they can use to make the very best dosing systems for their customers' wishes, which are becoming more and more complex. Polymer bearings from igus have crucial advantages that enable a reduction of weight, costs and the necessary installation space ...

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Threads in laboratory and medical technology

Tech up & cost down

▲ Tech Up: Lubrication-free and maintenance-free for use in hygiene-sensitive areas
▼Cost down: Up to 25% less wear and up to 30% longer service life due to thread asymmetry

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Sample box for medical technology

Order a free sample box for medical technology!

Test our energy supply systems and bearing technology for the medical industry yourself; they improve the performance of your equipment whilst lowering costs.

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