• Swiss Innovation & Precision

    Schaerer Axis

    As surgeon I have always to question my work, my tools and my team to push the boundaries in terms of innovation and precision. Working the last years with Schaerer Medical and the Schaerer OT-Tables showed me that products from Switzerland always exceeds my expectations.

Schaerer Axis

The Schaerer AXIS is an universal table for all surgical disciplines.
It is the most cantilevered top line OT-table.

The Schaerer AXIS is the most successful product line. It is an operating table that has already proven its capabilities thousands of times and even

today is one of the most used tables in the world because of its unique cantilevered column.

The proven reliability of the Schaerer AXIS, associated with their outstanding flexibility and their uniquely functional design, are good reasons for many hospitals around the globe to opt for a Schaerer AXIS table.


Top Line


Design innovation: 
Copied often – never reached Material innovation: Carbon accessories

Engineering innovation: 
Best-in-class features and versatility

Ergonomic innovation: 
Tables and accessories designed for ease of use

Safety innovation: 
Patient safety and patient comfort features

​Schaerer Axis in Detail

Unique Benefits of AXIS table
Highest capacity for eccentric column table

Highest weight capacity of 220kg/485lbs for a cantilevered column table with 1450mm/57" X-Ray window. This means more safety for all kind of patient positions, all kind of operations, all surgical disciplines and a much more stable table.

Highest grade stainless steel table

Full Stainless steel without rubber cover on the column makes the table ideal from hygienic perspective.

Largest X-ray window in the market

Due to its very eccentric column design, highest X-ray window in market. No need for sliding! Copied often – never reached!

Highest Durability of hand control
Hand control design with several functions and LCD screen. Automatic system check show failures for first level service information without delay. Programming features, different language options, adjust “Level” position, additional check for connections.
Highest safety features
Schaerer AXIS 500-700 is additionally equipped with a second built-in panel controlled an independent circuit. If in an emergency situation the main system fails, the operating table can be controlled with the emergency panel.
Highest patient comfort
Our viscoelastic pads are electric conductive, silicon and phthalate-free, 69mm/2,7" high, Velcro free, Ultrasonic welded seams. Easy removable and attachable. Appropriate for long operations and heavy weight patients.
Highest flexibility
Axis is offered in different variations to fully comply with user’s needs.
Maximum eccentric column
Maximum access for the surgeon, nurses and technicians without additional longitudinal shifting. Table top area extends beyond the column up to 1450mm/57". 
Maximum ergonomy
The small T-shape base design provides the most ergonomic and easy access for the surgeons.
Maximum stability
The use of high quality Swiss materials and components ensures strength and a long service life. 220kg/485lbs all position dynamic weight capacity. Patient weight up to 350kg/ 771lbs.
Maximum safety
Only Schaerer operating tables have two independent motor pump systems that can be powered by batteries for several operating days.
Highest quality
Swiss precision wherever you operate since 1892. Manufactured in Switzerland with design and engineering of highest standards. More than 100 years of experience in design, development and manufacturing surgical tables.
Highest mobility and steer-ability
With two unique, easy to use and fast foot switchers for lock/unlock and one for direction control.
Maximum quality with Swiss precision
Manufactured in Switzerland with design and engineering on highest standards, in accordance with certified quality standards  ISO 13485:2016.

Schaerer AXIS 500

The universal table for all surgical disciplines

with one electro-hydraulically driven table top movement for the removable seat plate. The design of the AXIS 500 provides the entire surgical team with enhanced access to the patient during urological, gynecological, Neuro/Spine and general surgery procedures. Universal table for all accessories, including extension devices OTZ, MTS, MIS, Carbonplate and Carbon Spine Frame. X‐ray transparency 1450 mm.

Schaerer AXIS 600

The comfort table for General, Gyn/Uro, Neuro, ENT, Ophthalmology 

with two electro-hydraulically driven table top movements for seat plate and leg plates. Manually adjustable head plate with gas pressure spring. The unique cantilevered design

of the AXIS 600 offers remarkable imaging access while still allowing for a wide variety of surgical procedures. Accessory package can be selected to tailor the table for many surgical procedures. Ideal for gynaecology, urology and neurosurgery. X-ray transparency 1450 mm.

Schaerer AXIS 700

The ortho-trauma and spine table        

with one electro-hydraulically driven table top movement. Specially for orthopaedic, spine and trauma accessories (Extension devices OTZ, MTS, MIS, Carbonplate and Carbon Spine Frame). AXIS 700 is a AXIS 500 but without seat plate. This means you save the money of the seat plate if you use OTZ, MTS, CSF etc.


Free to control

The intuitive hand control ergonomically shaped, clearly arranged keypad and LCD display of all important functions

Emergency operating panel: the second control system can be activated through the integrated emergency operating panel.

Basic Positions

Maximum free space for C-arm utilisation in the basic position

Maximum free space for C-arm utilisation in the reverse position

Gynaecology / Urology
Laparoscopic interventions with stirrups and intermediate plate
Gynaecological and urological intervention with leg plates «LEG-TOP» for flat and lithotomic positions
Lateral positioning for nephrectomy and posteriolateral spinal column surgery
Basic Positions
Cholescystectomy positioning table top from the column 1600mm/63", provides 1450mm/57" X-ray transparency (Schaerer AXIS 500/600)
Positioning for hand surgery with hand surgery table without floor support

Rectum positioning

Neuro and Spine Surgery
Carbon Spine Frame “CSF”
Spine intervention with four post positioning system
Schure Spine Frame
Spine intervention in prone position with Schure Spine Frame (Wilson Frame)
NEURO Headrest System
Aluminium or radiolucent headrest system with 3-pin rigid cranial fixation. For supine, prone, lat- eral and sitting positions. Offers excellent stability and flexibility. With adapter for DORO or Mayfield systems.
Modular Traction System “MTS”
One surgical table – Multiple disciplines

General Surgery

Traction for Femur - 2 Legs

MTS Trolley

Traction for Femur – 1 Leg

Shoulder Surgery

MIS-bar – direct anterior approach (DAA) and hip arthroscopies


​Would you like to know deeper insights about Schaerer Axis 500?

We are happy to answer you any further questions you may have. 


Technical Service

Erlenauweg 17
CH-3110 Münsingen
Phone +41 31 720 22 00

Services it's products throughout the United States and Canada
675 Wilmer Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226 
Phone +1 513 561 2241

Toll Free USA 800 755 6381

Training & Manuals

We provide product specific manuals with all the informations that you need to operate. 

Those are included in delivery and training.

If you need any additional training for new staff members, please contact us here.