The advantages at a glance

Custom optimised for your transport task
Design aid for linear technology, motors and controllers
Pre-configured delivery and rapid availability
Extremely easy commissioning
The benefits of the item Automation System

The benefits of the item Automation System

Do you need a ready-to-install turnkey solution including a Controller and Motor or a custom configured Linear Unit? The item Automation System supports both options without compromising on either technology or service. An ecosystem of various drive and guidance technologies can be used to configure an automation solution that is 100 percent tailored to your requirements. Intelligent software simplifies the design and commissioning processes.


Comprehensive turnkey solutions

item linear motion units® are revolutionising the way that automation solutions are planned, assembled and commissioned. The intelligent design software analyses thousands of combinations to calculate the perfect turnkey system of Linear Unit, Motor and Controller for your transport task. Your item linear motion unit® is then delivered ready-to-install and can be set up and commissioned in next to no time.

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Comprehensive turnkey solutions
Ready-to-install Linear Units

Ready-to-install Linear Units

Preassembled Linear Units from item speed up the design process for typical automation tasks. They comprise carefully coordinated components for typical applications. Choose from 26 ready-to-install Linear Units with various drive and guidance technologies– optimised for speed, payload, precision and stroke length.


Special custom solutions

Whether classic linear guides, drive elements, carriages or accessories, the numerous components in the item Automation System can also be ordered separately or combined in a custom configuration. Thanks to modular design principles and compatibility with the MB Building Kit System, solutions can be tailored to just about any installation scenario.


Special custom solutions
Perfect planning

Perfect planning

Nothing is missing! item MotionDesigner® helps you put together a ready-to-install automation solution without any need for expert know-how. Project risks are significantly reduced. You can also make the most of advice, support and services provided first-hand by item. When commissioning your system, item MotionSoft® directly accesses the data you entered earlier in item MotionDesigner®. That means you can get down to work faster.


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