E4Q | The latest generation of long travel e-chains®

Robust, easy-to-install chains are also even quieter.

E4Q e-chain® advantages

  • Tool-free opening and closing
  • Reduced projections in the interior, for easier filling with open e-chain® 1
  • 15% higher pull-out strength of the crossbars 1
  • 10% less weight due to material recesses 1
  • Also available 17dB(A) quieter due to noise dampening parts made of noise-reducing material 2
  • 1 Compared to System E4.1
    2 Compared to 4040C series
  • 40% less assembly and installation time compared to the E4.1 system
  • Up to 35% saving possible in application in the borderline area 3
  • 36-month guarantee
  • Predictive maintenance – optional with the i.Sense additional module
  • Proof of noise: 17db(A) less than 4040C 
  • 10% less material = 10% less energy consumption during production
  • Have your e-chain®, regardless of manufacturer, processed in the igus® "chainge recycling program"
  • igus® has been an investor in Mura Technology from the beginning and is helping advance chemical recycling. From plastic waste to crude oil in 20 minutes.

Shop E4Q/H4Q e-chain® series

  1. Optional noise dampening – new concealed system for noise reduction. Can be retrofitted any time. Rubber elements attached to the horizontal stop-dogs additionally dampen the impact noise of the already very quiet e-chain®.
  2. Vertical and horizontal stop-dogs – the vertical stop-dogs provide extra rigidity and allow large unsupported lengths. The horizontally arranged stop-dogs, on the other hand, are particularly important if the e-chain® needs a certain degree of flexibility and durability in areas with excessive bending, for example, over long travels.
  3. Crossbars - the e-chain® can be opened and closed without any tools at all. Crossbars and shelves lock in the side section for even greater holding strength. The e-chain® can be filled in considerably less time.
  4. Save weight – Due to new findings, material has been left out where it has no function with regard to the load on the e-chain®. This has happened both inside, between the stop-dogs, as well as outside. In the process, nature-inspired rounded shapes were used for the design.
System E4Q/H4Q

E4Q: crossbars every link

SeriesInner height [hi]Inner widths [Bi]Bending radii [R]
E4Q.3434 mm075 - 350 mm063-300
E4Q.3444 mm 075 - 350 mm075 - 350 mm
E4Q.58 58 mm100 - 500 mm135 - 500 mm
E4Q.8282 mm100 - 500 mm 150 - 1,000 mm

H4Q: crossbars every other link

SeriesInner height [hi]Inner widths [Bi]Bending radii [R]
H4Q.34 34 mm075 - 350 mm063 - 300 mm
H4Q.4444 mm075 - 350 mm075 - 350 mm
H4Q.58 58 mm100 - 500 mm135 - 500 mm
H4Q.82 82 mm100 - 500 mm150 - 1,000 mm

NEW: universal interior layout

Complete flexibility, safety and ease of installation in one


Design study: Clever, modular extender crossbar design E4Q

  • Large hoses
  • The modular extender crossbar means maximum flexibility and adaptation to hose dimensions
  • Save assembly time: simple, fast and tool-free assembly
  • If a repair is required, the hose is quickly replaced by opening the crossbar on the extender crossbar

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Thanks to readychain® Premium equipped with cables and plugs, SAMAG saves 2/3 assembly time.

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