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DryLin® digital measuring systems

The DryLin® measuring systems are network-independent, magnetic, incremental length measuring systems. The integrated battery guarantees a long service life and enables a virtually absolute distance measurement. The sensor, the measurement display and the magnetic tape are integrated in the lubrication-free DryLin® W and Q linear guides. Ready to install linear modules are delivered with customer-specific measurement and rail lengths. Typical applications include format and stop dog adjustments.


  • Simple installation
  • Easy to adjust
  • Self-lubricating and maintenance free
  • Battery operation
  • Unsupported application
  • Optional: 
  • Mounted rail -> measuring carriage moves
  • Mounted measuring carriage -> rail moves

Measuring system

Shop drylin® Q with integrated measuring system

Dimensions (mm)

Part number M max. L B B1 B2 H H1 E Q ts f1 f2 A    
  [Nm] Shaft end support + carriage
+ stroke
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1 Hard anodised drylin® aluminium profile
2.Suitable for aluminium construction profiles
3. Delivered ready to install
4. Carriages with internal or external display screen
5. LCD display with network-independent operation

6. Lubrication-free drylin® linear guides with or without drive
7. Permanently fixed rail or movable as stop dog
8. Freely selectable rails/measuring lengths
9. A magnetic tape is used as measuring unit

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