Innovation that gets things moving
Zip Chain—born from unique Tsubaki technology
This innovative technology is changing the way we make and distribute things
Tsubaki holds the world’s top market share in chains. Our unique chain technology allows two strands of chain to interlock like a zipper, forming a strong single chain for pushing and pulling applications.
The technology supporting this outstanding device
A unique structure that keeps two strands of chain meshed together.
Zip Chain can push and pull like no other device. It handles a wide thrust range and frequent, high-speed operation.
- High speed, high frequency
- 1,000 mm/sec
- Up to 6 million reciprocating motions
- Up to 90% smaller than the stroke
- Simple maintenance
- Easy stroke adjustments
Comparison with conventional linear-motion mechanisms
- Zip Chain
- Screw jacks
- Hydraulic/pneumatic mechanisms