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01604 677240

Study: drygear® Apiro prepared in
hygienic design

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Cantilever axis and gearbox specifically for the
hygiene and food sectors

The Apiro gearbox system, whose name is taken from the Greek word for "infinite", is being used in a wide variety of industries with a wide range of requirements. High modularity and flexibility make the gearbox and cantilever axis suitable even for special applications. The plan is to add a hygienic design for special requirements and applications with high hygienic demands to the modular kit. The design is intended to prevent contamination during production and allow simple, safe cleaning, which is important in such industries as food and pharmaceuticals.  

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Tech up

  • Modular drygear® Apiro gearbox system expansion
  • Easy and safe to clean
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Cost down

  • Cost-effective gearboxes made of iglidur polymer material
  • Modular design for manual and motor-operated adjustments
  • Fast conversion possible
  • Assembly without any special tool
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  • Great product compatibility
  • Worm gears made from tribologically optimised high-performance polymers
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  • Completely lubrication-free operation
  • Lightweight components

drygear Apiro

Versatile and flexible applications with modular gearboxes

drygear® Apiro gearbox system

The drygear® Apiro gearbox system enables you to implement individual applications in an extremely modular, cost-effective manner.
  • For lane adjustments, pusher tasks, gearboxes with various gear ratios, slewing rings and rotary axes.
  • Available in a motorised version or for manual adjustments
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