Cantilever axes

Cantilever axes are specialised linear units for vertical or horizontal use. Their biggest advantage is the stationary motor. Due to special kinematics the cantilever arm can pull itself back completely from the working area - no disturbing contours remain. The cantilever axes are available with toothed belt or spindle drive.


Cantilever axes with toothed belt drive

The cantilever axes with toothed belt drive are suitable for the horizontal as well as for the vertical use. They are driven either directly or via belt gear, whereby also in vertical opeartion higher loads can be moved.


  • max. stroke: 1500 mm
  • max. speed: 3 m/s
  • max. load in vertical operation: 40 kg


Cantilever axes with spindle drive

The spindle driven linear units profiLINE AL are ideal to handle small parts. They are based on linear axes profiLINE 50 and profiLINE 70 and were especially developed as cantilever or vertical axes. Ground slide parts made of tool steel that ensure a high system accuracy form the basis of the linear units. In the moving inner slide part the recirculating ball bearing guides and simultaneously the nut of the ball threaded spindle are integrated.

The linear units of type profiLINE AL are prepared for the attachment of IEF standard motors - customer-specific motors are possible as well.