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Seventh axis for all robots

7th axis for all robots

With the 7th axis, the workspace of common lightweight robots can be expanded via our linear module (or linear axis). It is controlled by digital I/Os and at the same time fulfils the safety requirements. Compatible with:

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Tech up

Tech up
  • Suitable adapter kits for igus® robots, Universal
    Robots, Epson, Omron, Franka Emika, Doosan,
    Yuanda Robotics and many more.
  • Ready-to-install linear axis 7 in
  • Linear axes with stroke lengths of up to 6,000mm

Cost down

Cost down
  • Kits available individually, or save design time and effort by ordering completely assembled, ready-to-connect
    linear axes
  • Fast control via digital I/Os


  • Toothed belt axis service life can be calculated online
  • Up to four times the robot working area
    thanks to linear adjustment with the seventh axis


  • 100% lubrication-free toothed belt axis
  • Materials can be recycled
  • Existing ZLW-20 toothed belt axes can be retrofitted
  • Wear-resistant parts can be replaced easily

The all-round carefree package: 7th axis with control system and robot software

7th axis with control system and software
igus robot control

One axis for all robots

  • Flexible robot use instead of locking kinematics
  • Connection via linear carriage of the ZLW-20 toothed belt axis
  • Stroke lengths up to 3,000mm as standard, up to 6,000mm on request
  • Adapter including suitable e-chain system®
  • The ZLW-20 toothed belt axis can be delivered ready for connection with the matching adapter kit.

Free software

  • No software or app installation required, quick start-up
  • Control system possible via smart phone (browser), tablet or laptop
  • Simple and intuitive user interface, control system set up in minutes
  • Compatible with numerous industrial control systems (e.g. Siemens S7 / Beckhoff). 
  • For DC, EC and stepper motors

Plug-and-Play Robot Control

  • Configuration via digital inputs and outputs
  • 6 digital inputs (64 freely programmable positions)
  • 6 digital outputs for status feedback
  • 23xl Stepper Kit
  • Pre-configured for NEMA 23XL stepper motors
  • I/O kit DLE-ANYROBOT-0001

Configure 7th axis - download STEP data now

Download the STEP data of the 7th axis, alternatively with an e-chain, and configure your own robot application. Or contact us! Our experts will be happy to assist you.

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