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drylin XY table

Highly precise and 100% lubrication-free

XY-tables enable the horizontal movement of automated machines such as assembly robots in production plants, milling tables or drilling tables. Robotic arms and other automated machines have limited range of motion while their bases remain fixed; XY-tables allow these bases to move horizontally in the X and Y directions. Also known as cross slides, these XY-tables are both manual and motorised positioning tables with linear motion based on bearings set in motion by a drive mechanism. Typically, the drive is implemented by a linear motor or a hand wheel. XY-tables are designed to enable powerful positioning along multiple axes.
For example, XY-tables are suitable for the pharmaceutical, manufacturing and semiconductor industries and offer precision-controlled automated movements. XY-tables are widely used in mechanical processes and applications, including material handling, industrial automation, mechanical engineering, and automated measuring technology.
  • High precision, extreme stiffness and accurate alignment due to the single-piece carriage
  • 100% lubrication-free and completely corrosion-free
  • Accessories available (hand wheel, position indicator, etc.)
  • Complete stainless steel solution available
XY-table with drylin® SHT lead screw drive

drylin SHT XY-tables

  • Available as standard and pre-loaded version
  • Adjustments by trapezoidal thread
  • Upper unit can be aligned right or left
Buy drylin SHT XY-table
drylin® SLW linear XY-table from igus®

drylin SLW XY-table

  • Hard anodised aluminium drylin W guide rail
  • Pre-loaded version SLWE-XY-PL also available
  • Accessories available
Buy drylin SLW XY-table
drylin® SLW XY-table made of stainless steel

drylin SLW XY-table | Stainless steel

  • High torsional stability
  • For manual adjustments
  • Compact and low-profile
Buy drylin SLW stainless steel XY-table

100% lubrication-free

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Stainless steel version available

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Accessories for XY-tables

Hand wheels for lead screw drives

For various requirements, igus has a wide range of hand wheels available from stock; from small compact sizes up to 125 Ø with/without handles in different designs.
  • Rotary knob: defined standard for complete units
  • Different outer diameters available
  • Different handles available
  • Also available as rinsable and corrosion-free stainless steel version
Hand wheels for XY-tables

Position indicator

The position indicator for linear axes is used for setting and direct reading of the carriage position. This can reduce downtime, perform adjustments quickly and accurately, and reproduce values.
  • Can be combined with manual clamps and hand wheels
  • Reduction sleeves included in delivery
  • Available in the required counting and viewing direction and in a variety of colours
Accessories for XY-tables: position indicator

Lead screw clamps

Linear modules with trapezoidal threads are equipped with a self-locking mechanism. Many applications call for an additional clamping option as an extra safeguard against unintentional movement of the lead screw.
  • Shaft clamp adapter for attaching to the position indicator and subsequent clamping of the lead screw.
  • Material: polymer housing with aluminium shaft clamp
  • Reduction sleeves for further diameters available
Lead screw clamp for XY-tables

Angular drive

igus provides a product range of continuously rotatable angular drives for adjustment options from a defined direction. For manual adjustments, the angular drives can also be configured with position indicator, clamp and hand wheel, and are shipped pre-assembled. Angular drives with keyed/grooved shafts are available for motor interfaces with increased torque transfers.
  • For rotary transmissions of 90°
  • Flexible adjusting to the installation position with continuous angular adjustment
  • Clamping using set screw
  • Max. drive torque 3Nm
Angular drives for XY-tables


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