For the highest demands
in servo technology

ZAE SERVO-DRIVE - the new reference for advanced and reliable servo gears at an attractive price

Quality without compromise

Certified processes, high-quality materials, the latest testing methods - no compromises in manufacturing

Flexible
production

Large number of variants, high volume production, prototypes, custom solutions - our flexible production processes make it possible

Drive solutions
from one source

Design, manufacture, test, maintain, optimise - we offer you the complete package

Tailor-made solutions

No matter whether it is the production of gears to customers' specifications or the development of complete gearboxes - we love our job!

Precision is
our mission

In highly dynamic applications, stability, performance and maximum precision are required. We have your solution

The driving force. Since 1919.

ZAE has stood for high-quality drive technology for 100 years. At that time, as it still is today, it was our aspiration to work hand-in-hand with you to develop customer-specific drives for the most di-verse range of applications based on our extensive experience and technical expertise.  more

Your Partner for state-of-the-art drive technology

Want to increase the productivity and efficiency of your plant? As an expert in innovative and reliable drive technology, we develop and manufacture high-precision servo, bevel, industrial and worm gear units as well as special solutions exactly to your specifications. Our promise: first-class quality, com-petent advice and tailor-made solutions.

Products

Drives for every application

Advantages

Experience

Drive systems have been our passion for 100 years. As a partner with profound professional expertise, we stand at your side with 100% commitment whatever the challenge.

Quality

The basis for the outstanding quality of our drives is formed from decades of development and production experience in Hamburg along with our certified QM system.

Flexibility

Thanks to our low hierarchical structure, flexibility and our dedicated ZAE team, we are ca-pable of solving almost every drive technology challenge.

Highlight

ZAE SERVO DRIVE: Developed for the highest demands in servo technology

1

Optimum backlash adjustability

For process-safe operation

Simple and precise clearance adjustment can be performed by turning the eccentric cover on the output side.

2

Hermetic pressure compensation

Nothing escapes here

ZAE's patent-pending concept for hermetic pressure compensation works cleanly and offers safety – even for very sensitive automation processes. 

3

Variable bearing concept

More flexibility in the application

Depending on the application, you can choose between a rigid, heavy-duty tapered roller bear-ing or a smooth-running, energy-efficient ball bearing.

Industries

Benefit from our industry expertise

Every industry has its own unique features. We know these in detail and can offer you suitable solutions – either by modifying existing gearboxes or producing custom-made products.

The following applies to every industry application: ZAE gear units are produced to a high quality and offer a maximum in efficiency and reliability. Do you have a concrete need? Simply contact us if you are interested. You can find some examples of industry solutions here:

Find out more

Machine tools

More

Packing machines

More

Machines in the food and beverage industry

More

Automation, handling and feed systems, intralogistics

More

Steelsheet metal, foundry, pressingstamping

More

Stage technology

More

Machines for the pharmaceutical industry

More

Trade Fairs

Visit ZAE at SPS 2019

SPS 2019 in Nuremberg is the highlight of the automation industry. It functions as a source of ideas and is an innovation platform and THE meeting place for the industry. In the same was that its name is new - SPS (Smart Production Solutions) - what ZAE presents is new as well. 

More

Job Vacancies

ZAE Centenary

This year, ZAE Antriebssysteme celebrated its centenary. And we put on a huge staff party to celebrate this in September. The staff and their families came together to listen to live music and enjoy a big festival buffet to toast the company's 100th anniversary.

More

News

Information Coronavirus

Since the outbreak of the coronavirus Covid-19, we observe the situation every day very carefully. In February, we have installed a Task Force Team to evaluate the current situation

More

Experience
that creates added value

The decision to select a (new) drive system partner needs to be carefully considered. Our decades of experience and expertise in practical solutions give customers all over the world the security that they have selected the right partner in ZAE. Whether you require high-performance standard gear units or special solutions – we take on every challenge.

Find out more

Engineering expertise,
that provides security

Our professional expertise gives us the chance to develop and produce high-quality drive concepts., Our gear unit solutions meet the highest performance, commercial and production requirements for a wide range of applications and customer needs. Efficiency and economy are always the focus of our work.

Find out more

People,
who are passionate about what they do.

Behind ZAE's success are the people who give their best every day. During our centenary year we have implemented numerous innovations that underlie this ambition. Our team of highly skilled engi-neering, production and sales professionals are proud of every gear solution that leaves our plant.

Find out more

Contact us

So what can we do for you? 

Do you have any questions or suggestions, or do you need expert advice about our products? We are more than happy to help you further. 

Contact form