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Low-cost and quick-fill cable carriers
E-Z Chain cable carrier  

E-Z Chain®

Easy insertion of cables

Flexible opening to allow cables and hoses to be quickly and easily installed or retrofitted.

cable carrier zipper chain  

Zipper chain

Un-zip to open

Open and close at lightening speed using the special design "Zipper".

Micro-, mini- and medium-sized cable carriers
lightweight cable carrier  

E2 micro

For restricted spaces

Small pitch, quiet operation. Lightweight with cable-friendly interior.

E2 mini cable carrier on machine tool  

E2 mini

Interior separation available

Small pitch, quiet operation. Optimized weight/stability ratio. Several different interior separation options available.

E2 medium cable carrier  

E2 medium

Snap open from outer radius

Can be snapped open from the left or the right. Cables and hoses are accessible from the top of each link.

cable carriers half enclosed tube  

E2/000 medium

Half-enclosed tube available

Snap open along either side of inner or outer radius for fast cable installation. Integrated strain relief available.

Energy Tubes to protect cables from chips, dirt, and debris
cable carrier  

E2 R100

Energy Tubes

Lids snap open on one side and on the inner or outer radius. Many different interior separator options available.

cable carrier removable lids  

E2 R

Energy Tubes

Removable lids. Many different interior separation options available.

reverse bend radius cable carriers  

RX tubes

Most chip-resistant design

Smooth, rounded contours, plenty of interior space. Reverse bend radius (RBR) available.

The standard cable carrier for almost every application
cable carrier  


All the benefits of the entire E4 range

With igus® E4-1 cable carriers, the service life of your application can be increased and costs significantly reduced.

open and enclosed cable carriers  


Lowest noise in its class

Open and enclosed versions can be snapped open along both the inner and outer radius. Wide range of accessories available.

side mount cable carriers  


Long & side-mounted travels

Open and enclosed versions snap open on both sides. Suitable for unsupported, side-mounted applications and long travels.

light weight cable carriers  



Smaller side links and thinner crossbars. Cost effective design. Offers a large interior space for multiple cables and hoses.

Low noise, low-abrasion, vibration-free energy chains®
low noise cable carriers  

System E6

Low noise

Extremely low noise operation down to just 37 dB(A). Minimal vibrations. High speeds and accelerations possible. Also available as an Energy Tube.

low noise cable carriers  

E6-1 System

Light version

Series E6-1 combines all benefits of Series E6, such as its ruggedness and cleanroom-compatibility, at lower weight and even quieter operation and higher maximum speeds.

Multiple-axis cable carriers
Triflex R cable carrier  

triflex® R

For multi-axis robots

Available in three versions: fully enclosed, E-Z access, or open. Suitable for 6-axis robots.

multidimensional cable carrier  

E-Z triflex®

Multidimensional movement

Modular system for complex multidimensional movements. Simple cable installation thanks to the E-Z fill design.

Triflex enclosed cable carrier  

triflex® Energy Tubes

Multidimensional movement

Fully enclosed, modular system for complex movements in all three dimensions. Enclosed design protects cables and hoses.

TwisterChain cable carriers  


For rotary motion up to 540º

Modular design with variable widths. Cable-friendly interior and dirt-repellent exterior.

rotary movement cable carrier  


Rotary movements

For rotations in very confined spaces. Cost effective, low wear. Can be installed horizontally or vertically.

Solutions for long travels - with or without guide troughs
Guide troughs  

Guide troughs

For long travels

Aluminum and steel guide troughs. Easy assembly. Support tray also available.

Rol E-Chain cable carriers  

Rol e-chain®

Rolls instead of glides

Travels up to 2,700 ft and speeds up to 20 ft/s possible. Reduces required drive power to less than 25%. Can be used in harsh, dirty environments.

self aligning cable carriers  


For limited spaces

Self-aligning cable carrier that eliminates the need for a guide trough in travels up to 164 feet.

Horizontal Guidelok system  

Guidelok horizontal

Guidance system for long travel distances up to 164 ft, unsupported

Unhindered travel: metal chips cannot become stuck between the gliding surfaces of the lower and upper runs of the energy chain® causing damage.

small cable carriers  

Micro flizz® system

Alternative to busbars

Master long travels with smaller cable carriers. One, compact system for the safe guidance of power, data and air.



Very short installation times

Guidefast guide troughs are mounted on the side. Simple installation through a small number of different components.



Multi-energy drum

The alternative to the cable drum - cable-friendly and guides various media safely

Chainflex cables  


Continuous-flex cables

Especially designed for use with cable carriers. Tested up to 30 million cycles.

Pneumatic hose  


Pneumatic hose

For heavy duty use. Polyurethane. Resistant to oils and cooling agents. Abrasion resistant. Minimum bend radius: 10 x diameter.

secure cables and hoses  

Strain relief

Secure cables and hoses

Chainfix clamps, tiewrap clamps, strain relief blocks for hoses, and quick-install clips.

PMA hoses  

PMA hoses

For the protection of flexible, electrical cables.

The umbilical cord of modern machines

igus® has been developing, producing and testing polymer Energy Chains since 1971. Our expert knowledge is being refined continuously with the help of our customers, and is then incorporated into our product range.

igus® offers cable carriers, continuous-flex cables, connectors, strain reliefs, separators, and other accessories - individually or as a complete pre-harnessed system: readychain® pre-harnessed systems

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