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igus® Ltd.

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Northampton, NN4 7PW

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film and camera equipment

Curtain up, action – lubrication-free to a successful movie

Improve technology and reduce costs with innovative igus® products for film and camera equipment

People associate emotions and memories with photos and films. A record is kept of every moment deemed special. Something that initially involved a great deal of effort in the darkroom to develop film has become a matter of course thanks to digitalisation and the related advances in technology. It is not only the cameras that have changed, the equipment involved is setting new technological standards. igus® products not only bring about technological improvements but also save costs. Whether "do-it-yourself" applications or professional constructions – the versatile drylin® linear guide system offers design freedom for every construction. Specifically in the construction of camera carriages, also referred to as sliders or dollies, technicians, product designers or DIY enthusiasts can make their wishes come true and combine individual components. Absolutely lubrication-free and virtually silent thanks to the use of tribo-optimsed plastics and aluminium are only two of the many arguments in favour of igus®. In addition, energy chains and chainflex® cables ensure increased dependability even at high speeds and tight bend radii.
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The modular drylin® W series ensures lubrication-free sliding of camera guides.

Key highlights

Wear-resistant and smooth movement

Adjustable friction level thanks to turn-to-fit function


Easy and fast assembly

Suitable for even the most confined of installation spaces

Silent thanks to the absence of linear balls or rollers

No deflection thanks to rigid aluminium profile

drylin® W linear system

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Product overview | igus® for film and camera equipment

drylin® W linear system

drylin® W profile guides

Lubrication-free and maintenance-free

Dirt-resistant due to dry operation

Simple installation

chainflex® cables

chainflex® cables for motion

For extremely heavy-duty applications

Flexible jacket materials

High quality core insulation

System E6.1

System E6.1

For highest rates of acceleration

Low levels of abrasion and vibration

Extremely smooth running

igus® products successfully deployed in film and camera equipment

Tested in the test laboratory for use in the real world

Take a look at our test laboratory for chainflex® cables and e-chains®, where tests are run for 10 billion cycles every year.
The drylin® test laboratory with some 500 tests each year.

Further information

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