igus® is a specialist in the area of plastic research and can look back on 40 years of experience here. Specially developed high-performance plastics enable the use of igus® e-chain® systems in almost all application areas. Damp, dirt, chips, heat, cold, we have the solution for every requirement and do not use any steel or other metals in our e-chain® materials. In an increasing number of heavy duty areas, steel systems are being successfully replaced by igus® plastic e-chains® due to their exceptional suitability.
State your requirements and we fulfil them:
Cost-efficient, modular design
Long life at minimum maintenance costs
Resistance against dirt, chemicals and high temperatures
Proven, tested material with igus® system guarantee
Low weight with high stability
Norway. Upright application for Aker Kværner Maritime Hydraulics AS.
Pre-assembled for the semi-submersible platform West Edrill.
Germany. Decommissioning Karlsruhe research reactor. The dismantling of a nuclear power plant with a zigzag chain.
Czech Republic. Lhoist a.s. modular principle steel construction in lime works.
Czech Republic. Enclosed e-chain system® directly on coal conveyor.
Czech Republic. Porici company CEZ a.s. power supply for coal transportation.
Czech Republic. Ventilation machine in underground storage facility of a power station.
Midland Bricks in Australia is the largest brick manufacturer in the world! Three e-chains® have been in operation round the clock since 2003 and still look the same as on the first day.
Maanshan steel and ironworks: High temperatures, large loads, a lot of dust and high speed.
voestalpine Stahl Donawitz: High level of dirt during descaling of the rails to be milled.
Slovakia, aluminium works. Error-free operation for 9 years. Distance 203 ft, speed 0,98 ft/s.
Czech Republic. Ventilation machine in lime works.
Germany. BASF in Ludwigshafen, scraper for fertilizer, since 1998, e-chain®: 4040-32-250-0
Austria, Niklasdorf, ABV, district heating plant
RTG in India, distance: 72 feet, e-chain®: 5050-30-550-0, customer: Kalmar, for ATM
Quayside crane with igus® e-chain systems®. Long distances up to 2,625 ft are possible.
Norway: e-chain® with chainflex® in a truck wash. In contact daily with street dust and mud. chainflex® cables perform exceedingly well.
Shagang, steel and ironworks in China. High temperatures, high speeds, heavy dust.
Czech Republic. CEZ a.s. modular system for supplying power to a coal excavator.
Long distance in a bulk goods storage facility
Crane builder Noell in Panama. Application: RTG; distance: 64 ft; up to 197 ft/min.
Czech Republic. Shipyard Kresice-Loubi; refuelling point for cargo ships.
Meishan steel and iron works, Nanjing in China. Crane, heavy dust, high tempo.