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energy chain Cable Carriers: Design Information Overview

Introduction


igus® energy chain cable carriers guide and protect moving cables and hoses on automated equipment. They can be used in a wide variety of applications and possess the following capabilities:
 

  • Can be used with various types of motion and travels
  • Guide sensitive bus cables, data cables, and LWL cables, as well as electrical, gas, air and liquid hoses
  • Offer a long service life despite very high loads and demanding requirements
  • Have a smooth operation in a full range of environments and climates

On the following pages, we offer important guidelines which should be taken into consideration when integrating energy chain cable carriers into your application.

All specifications are based on both test results from the igus® laboratory and field data gathered since 1971.

In addition, igus offers a free design service to take the hassle out of designing in your own energy chain system.

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igus® international headquarters

 
continuous-flex cable test

The igus® test laboratory for energy chains and chainflex® cables

 
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