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PO BOX 14349

East Providence

RI 02914

+1 800 521 2747
+1 401 438 7270

e-chain® cable carriers for high loads

The E4.1 and E4.1L families are to high loads what the E2/000 and E2.1 are to the medium load segment. The most versatile e-chain® modular kit on the market. Can be expanded virtually at will using accessories. Enormous range of of dimensions and unique technical specifications for all types of machines and branches of industry. Can be opened and filled extremely quickly, provides high torsional stability and strength thanks to "undercut design" and "double stop-dog system". Quiet running thanks to integrated "brake" in the stop-dog system.


E4.1 series

A series for virtually every application

  • Inner height: 30 to 800mm
  • Crossbars removable along the inner and outer radius
  • For especially demanding applications
  • Undercut design for the best possible lateral stability
  • Double stop-dog system and large pin/bore connection for high level of force absorption
  • High push force on long travels and for large unsupported lengths
  • Noise-reducing "brakes" and optional noise dampers
  • Integrated "brake" for low-noise running
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Reduce cost, time and weight

  • Inner height: 40 to 300mm
  • Crossbar openable from both sides along inner and outer radius
  • Integrated "brake" for low-noise running
  • Undercut design for the best possible lateral stability
  • Can be closely adapted to the application

Orange Services

Proper installation is essential for the life of your cable carrier, and igus® has a team of dedicated engineers ready to assist you every step of the way. From site inspection, to installation, to complete modernization, our team will ensure the longest possible service life for your cable carrier system. 

Contact us at (800) 521-2747 to discuss your project today!
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E4 light

Large inner heights combined with low own weight

  • Inner height: 50 to 600mm
  • Crossbars removable along the inner and outer radius
  • Reduced thickness of the side sections and thinner crossbars

Reliable protection against dirt and chips


Chip-repellent chains

Many series are also available as tube or half-tube options!
This will take you to our large selection of chip-resistant but nevertheless openable e-tubes.

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Application Assistance

For further questions or product information, please contact:

Dan Thompson

Product Manager


Customer Service:

Monday to Friday from 8 am - 8 pm



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igus® GmbH points out that it does not sell any products of the companies Allen Bradley, B&R, Baumüller, Beckhoff, Lahr, Control Techniques, Danaher Motion, ELAU, FAGOR, FANUC, Festo, Heidenhain, Jetter, Lenze, LinMot, LTi DRiVES, Mitsibushi, NUM,Parker, Bosch Rexroth, SEW, Siemens, Stöber and all other drive manufacturers mention in this website. The products offered by igus® are those of igus® GmbH