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the-chain: Online Tools

Simple on-line configuration:

Use one of our many online tools to configure your product as you need it. Reduce your process costs with online tools and many other useful online services. Should you need support using these, we will gladly provide you with telephone support.
 

Video example of a the-chain® online tool

 
For energy chain systems

Expert in system design and calculation

for travels up to 100 m (328 ft)

the-chain: Product Finder

for all kinds of movements
 

In the e-chains® expert, just enter your application and environment parameters of your application. The expert will suggest appropriate solutions.
 

the-chain online tool  

A broad range of options is narrowed down to a "handful" of matching energy supply systems with two to six entries. Simple. Reliable. Fast.
 

Expert in system design and calculation

for travel distances up to 197 feet (60 m), gliding

Product finder for energy chains

for short travel distances up to 42 feet (13 m), unsupported
 

energy chain expert for completely assembled ready-to-install energy chain systems for medium travels from 33 to 197 feet (10 to 60 m) with gliding applications, with optional installation service
 

 

A broad range of options is narrowed down to a "handful" of matching energy supply systems with two to six entries. Simple. Reliable. Fast.
 

Interior separation configurator for energy chains

with automatic filling of the e-chain®

Service life calculator for energy chains

for gliding and unsupported applications
Online configurator  

Filling now also automatic Quick and easy filling of energy chains, with parts list, 3D CAD download, save …
 

Service Life Calculator  

A broad range of options is narrowed down to a "handful" of matching energy supply systems with two to six entries. Simple. Reliable. Fast.
 

Product finder for energy chains

Find & Compare

Configurator for robotic equipment

Selection of robot types according to manufacturer
 

With just a few questions, find the right energy chain.

e-chains® robot equipment configurator  

energy chain configurator for robotic equipment - with a simple selection of the robot type up to complete energy chain systems.
 

CAD configurator for circular motion

Circular motion energy chains

CAD configurator for twisterchain

Spiral energy chains
 

Generate 3D-CAD models for energy chains with circular motion.

 

Generation of complete twisterchain models.

for Chainflex® cables

Product finder for chainflex® cables

inquire or order
Online tools chainflex  

The product finder gives you a quick overview of all eligible chainflex® cables specifically for your application.
 

Service life predictor for cables

Chainflex® life calculation
Service Life Calculator  

The parameters of travel, bending radius and acceleration will give you the service life of the chainflex® cable.
 

energy chain systems assembled for readychain®

Product finder for drive cables

In accordance with manufacturer standards

Configurator for cables and connectors

Select cables and connector components
product finder  

Quickly and easily find harnessed drive cables in accordance with manufacturer standards on-line.
 

 

Select from more than 950 chainflex® cables and 3,500 connector components; directly order and generate ePLAN electric P8 macro.
 

Hose configurator

with direct display of prices and ordering possibility.
 

Configure your individual hose cable in few minutes and order directly online.
 

dry-tech : Online Tools

The appropriate configurator for each product group

igus® provides a simple method for selecting the correct dry-tech® bearing within seconds, based on the conviction that the most cost-effective solution that works is best. More than 28,000 different products are designed to fulfill this purpose.
 

Video example of a dry-tech® online tool

 
For iglide® - plain bearings and bar stock

Product finder for plain bearings

Quickly find the right iglide® material

Expert for plain bearings

Product selection and service life prediction
 

The iglide® product finder shows you the right plain bearing solution especially for your application with just a few clicks. With a direct link to the online catalog with much more information and direct price display.
 

 

Entering the application parameters gives you the expected service life for iglide® plain bearings. Even simpler, faster product selection and service life prediction
 

Product finder for bar stock

Material finder and required dimension

Expert for bar stock

iglide® bar stock, computable
 

The product finder immediately shows you the iglide® bearing best suited for your requirements.

 

Find the best solution for bar stock with accurate service life calculation.
 

Product finder for piston rings

Choice of material and individual dimensions

Product finder for special parts

iglide® bar stock, computable
 

The product finder immediately shows you the iglide® bearing best suited for your requirements.
 

 

Select from 8 iglide® materials.
 

Expert for slewing ring bearings

Quickly find the right solution
 

With just a few clicks, the iglide® PRT expert picks up the slewing ring bearing suitable for your application and calculates the expected service life.

for iglide® self aligning bearings

Product finder for spherical bearings

Quickly find the right igubal® spherical bearing

Service life predictor for spherical bearings

Service life prediction of igubal® spherical bearings
 

The igubal® product finder shows you the right spherical bearing solution especially for your application with just a few clicks.
 

 

Entering the application parameters gives you the expected service life for igubal® spherical bearings.
 

Configurator for coupling rods

Configure, select and order
 

Select easily and quickly among three options and supplement with your own data
 

For DryLin® linear bearings, drive technology and lead screw units:

Service life predictor for lead screw units

Service life prediction of DryLin® lead screw units

Configurator for lead screw units

Configure required dimensions
 

The selection refers to various lead screw and nut materials for which the suitability for the applications and the expected service life can be calculated.
 

 

Request for lead screw nuts and lead screws quickly and easily in separate desired dimensions.
 

Configurator for drive system with motor

Complete drive systems can be configured

Configurator for drive systems

Configurable drive systems

drylin configurator  

The product finder for drylin® drive systems now also gives you, in addition to the calculation of suitable linear unit, the option to calculate the associated motors including service life.
 

DryLin Configurator  

The product finder for drylin® drive systems now also predicts, in addition to the calculation of suitable linear unit, the service life.
 

Expert for linear plain bearings

System selection & service life calculation with CAD

CAD configurator for linear systems

Quickly generate complete 3D models
drylin Expert  

The product finder for drylin® drive systems now also gives you, in addition to the calculation of suitable linear unit, the option to calculate the associated motors including service life.
 

 

Create a complete system with several carriages and rails in various installation positions.
 

for xiros® Ball bearings

Service life predictor for plastic ball bearings

Calculate the lifetime of plastic ball bearings
 

With a few clicks using the xiros® expert, you will receive a statement about the estimated service life expectation of xiros® polymer bearings especially for your application
 

For robolink® articulated modules for robots:

Configurator for robot joints

Configuration of the robolink® robot joint kit

Control software for hardware configuration

for the control of robolink® articulated arms
 

Here you can enter your customized complete system of robot joints including matching tubes in the required lengths and select the desired accessories.
 

 

igus® now has a simple, intuitive control software available that facilitates programming of individual articulated arms (1-5 DOF) for a conceivable hardware configuration.