Cable Carriers for Cranes

Reduce cable required by 50%


Compared to festoon systems, igus® cable carriers save on installation space and can reduce the length of cable required by more than 50%. No additional drives or control systems are required. igus® cable carriers are resistant to harsh conditions, such as wind, rain, saltwater, and high temperatures.

In each of these application examples below, the cable carrier installed contributed toward each application's overall reliability and system downtimes due to cable failure were reduced to zero.

Application examples

Crane system

Pre-harnessed cable carrier systems in heavy duty use for 12 years

Crane system    

Crane system

Long travel application in which expensive shutdowns and downtimes must be avoided at all costs.

Crane system    

Crane systems

Cable carriers prove their technical and economic strengths in this application

Crane systems    

Shipyard crane

Cable carrier systems for shipyard cranes in operation for six years.

Shipyard crane    

Special-purpose cranes

Amount of cable needed reduced by 320 feet and overall weight reduced

Special-purpose cranes    

Ship-to-shore cranes cable carrier

12 ship-to-shore cranes in Asia equipped with energy chain® cable carriers and chainflex® cables

Ship-to-shore cranes cable carrier    

Cable Carrier System for ship-unloading crane

Heavy duty Series 5050HD plastic cable carriers supply the crane drive on this ship unloader.

Cable Carrier System for ship-unloading crane    

Ship-unloading crane - Malaysia

Close to 1,500 ft (441 m) travel and loads up to 2.5 tons on a ship-unloading crane in Malaysia.

Ship-unloading crane - Malaysia    

E4/4 cable carrier on a port crane

E4/4 cable carrier on a port crane

E4/4 cable carrier on a port crane    

Ship loader

Wind and weather proof, energy chain® cable carrier and chainflex® cables on a ship loader at the Baltic Sea port of Wismar.

Ship loader    

Assembly crane cable carrier

Crane in a truck assembly plant used to unload and transport individual vehicle chassis at the beginning of the assembly process

Assembly crane cable carrier    

Container handling crane

Pre-harnessed Rol-E-Chain replaces festoon systems and calls a halt to cable failure

Container handling crane    
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