Besides providing our premium product featuring the leading-technology Steel Linear Guide for the highest standards, the 5000 series also offers the alternative AL variant. With its Aluminum Linear Guide, it is ideal for simpler applications that currently use T-slot grippers or multi-tooth guided grippers. Simply put, it is used for any applications where “Premium” is not needed. The 5000 series, with all of its variants, is our 24/7 solution – unlimited continuous duty with maximum system availability.
ALUMInUM LINEAR GUIDE
They are the best alternative as they technically outperform all T-slot grippers and are at least on par with multi-tooth guided grippers. As "everyday grippers", they are enough for handling most applications yet offer 15 million cycles of maintenance-free performance.
STEEL LINEAR GUIDE
The gripper's Steel Linear Guide combines the proven linear guide method with the very latest sealing and coating technology. As a result, you benefit from the most robust grippers currently available on the market in combination with corrosion protection and protection class IP64. Producing up to 30 million cycles without maintenance is no problem for this gripper.