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Multi-direction drives for automated warehouses

28 October 2015

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Multi-direction drives for automated warehousesigus has released a new video that demonstrates how its opposed rotating leadscrews can be installed into a warehouse automation shuttle system. igus combines drylin SLW linear technology with opposed rotating leadscrews to provide flexible and precise drive systems for automated warehouses.

Designed with right-hand and left-hand threads, with the exception of a few millimetres in the centre of the leadscrew, the entire length can be used for the stroke. This innovative leadscrew design also helps reduce costs where a second leadscrew is not required. The shuttle system can thus be used both for one- and two-sided parcel retrieving, and provides extra flexibility to handle boxes of various sizes.

Matching lubricant-free nuts with right-hand and left-hand threads are also available from stock.

To watch a short video demonstrating how the opposed rotating leadscrews can be installed into a warehouse automation shuttle system, please visit www.igus.co.uk/warehouseshuttle.

 
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