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Plastic e-chain® cable carriers reduce downtime & increase service life of cables

What are the advantages of our e-chains®?

  • Cable-friendly due to smooth contours
  • Many options in terms of movement and length
  • Reliable even in harsh environmental conditions
  • Low weight, modular, strong, quiet, easy to open
  • Energy, data, FOCs, oil and air guided in one system
  • Predictable service life with up to 4 year guarantee
  • Low maintenance, easy to install
  • Large catalog of standard items

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Low-cost, small e-chains®

low cost
  • Lightweight & high torsion resistance
  • Snap-open or closed design
  • Internal separators -- standard or notch

Long Travels, Heavy Duty e-chains®

Long Travels, Gliding
  • Smooth, cable-friendly interior surfaces
  • Integrated "brakes" on radial stop dogs
  • Suitable for a wide range of applications

Special Solutions

Special Solutions
  • Vertical, spiral and rotary movements
  • ESD material to avoid static charges
  • Low noise, high-speeds

Multi-axis cable carriers for robots

  • Built-in torsion stop
  • Defined bend radius
  • Split cavity for cable separation

Closed tubes for dirt, chips & debris

  • Cost-effective and stable chip protection
  • Stop-dogs encapsulated for dirt protection
  • Hinged or removable lids for easy-opening

smart plastics for IIoT

  • Smart sensors allow self-monitoring.
  • Real-time alerts prevent unplanned downtime
  • Value limits can trigger a system shut-down

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Robot Configurator

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Application examples with smart plastics

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Intelligent Breakage Monitoring in 22 Ton Driving Simulator

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Austrian automotive parts supplier uses smart plastics

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Smart plastics in aluminum oxide production

Wastewater and sewage treatment plants

Smart sensors in sewage treatment plant pipelines prevent failures before they occur.

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