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igus® products for
film and camera technology

Lights, camera...self-lubricating 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 digitalization and the related advances in technology.

It is not only the cameras that have changed, but 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 self-lubricating and virtually silent thanks to the use of tribo-optimzed plastics and aluminum 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 self-lubricating sliding of camera guides.

Key highlights

  • Wear-resistant and smooth movement
  • Adjustable friction level thanks to turn-to-fit function
  • Self-lubricating
  • 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 aluminum profile

drylin® W linear system  

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Experience for yourself the quality of our products and now order the drylin® W linear system sample box, free of charge and without any obligation on your part.
 
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Product overview | igus® for film and camera equipment

drylin® W linear system  
drylin® W profile guides

Self-lubricating 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

Large format camera

This camera uses drylin® linear plain bearings that run precisely and smoothly thanks to their self-lubricating components.

Large format camera

LED screen

This LED screen in Dallas was fitted with chainflex® cables. The result: chainflex® withstands heat, sun, rain and snow.

LED screen

Spotlight installation

Safe and secure guidance for the large number of power and data cables needed for this breathtaking spotlight installation is provided by e-chains® from igus®.

Spotlight installation

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.

 

Consulting

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Matt Mowry

DryLin® Product Manager

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