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igus® inc.

PO BOX 14349

East Providence

RI 02914

+1 800 521 2747
+1 401 438 7270

e-chain® cable carriers ideal for
special solutions and environments

e-chain® cable carriers are advantageous when it comes to their use in demanding ambient conditions - whether cleanrooms, very dusty environments, hot chips or aggressive chemicals - for every challenge, there is a solution in the e-change range of products. Working with customers, we have developed and tested products and polymers and they have been used successfully for innovative applications. From completely sealed RX tubes, small-component low-noise, low-vibration energy supply systems to elastic e-skins for cleanrooms or energy supply systems made of highly developed materials for different flammability classes - here, you can find detailed information on solutions for special requirements.

Long Travel Solutions

Guide Systems

guide systems

  • Flizz system- enclosed chains for long distances
  • Guidefast- reduce install time on indoor cranes
  • Guidelok horizontal- for ong unsupported travels

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FTA

FTA

  • Floating moving end for parallel compensation
  • Small, light, low-cost, compatible with PPDS
  • Force-free guide trough run extends service life

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Predictive Maintenance

predictive maintenance

  • Condition monitoring systems
  • isense smart plastics- maintenance/repair
  • Push/Pull Detect System- shutdown/alarm

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Vertical Solutions

Magsnap

Magsnap

  • For vertical, horizontal or circular applications
  • Fast and easy assembly, easy to retrofit
  • Equipped with damping elements to reduce noise

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Guidelok slimeline vertical

guidlok slimline

  • Low-cost, lightweight, clip-on guide rails
  • Fast, safe and easy assembly, low-noise
  • Easy service access, low transport cost

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Liftband

liftband

  • Alternative to Zig-Zag, vertical cable management
  • Light, silent, modular, small installation space
  • For stage & theater, indoor cranes

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Industry Solutions

AX cable carriers

Woodworking AX e-chain

  • Exterior stop dogs prevent wood/dust buildup
  • Optimized interior space, easy setup
  • Woodworking, Coal power, mining industries

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e-loop

oil and gas e-loop

  • Modular, open/close for easy maintenance
  • Cable-friendly two-chamber interior separation design
  • Cable guidance for oil & gas rigs, prevents service loops

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Offshore

offshore e-chain

  • For harsh conditions/environments, turnkey solutions
  • Modular system, easy to open, dirt resistant
  • Connection elements for quick/easy assembly

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YE Hybrid

aerial lifts & platforms

  • 50% less weight than a comparable steel chain
  • 50% more unsupported span than plastic chain
  • Corrosion, UV, chemical resistant, no screws/bolts

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Circular Movements

Twisterchain

twisterchain

  • 25% less weight, dynamic, quiet, cable-friendly
  • Rotary/Spiral movements up to 540°
  • For robots, packaging, glass, material handling

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Twisterband

twisterband

  • Cable guiding for rotary motion in small spaces
  • Stable pin/hook connection for very high loads
  • For extreme temperatures & environments

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e-spool

e-spool

  • Space-saving alternative to cable reels & spools
  • No tensile load on cables or "chain junction"
  • Cost-effective, ideal for stages and theaters

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Special Materials

ESD

ESD

  • ESD tested for up to 10 million cycles
  • Snap-open, mounting brackets, interior separation
  • Available from stock, order & delivery within 24hrs

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TH3

TH3 - FDA e-chain

  • FDA-approved, blue color, food-safe
  • Chemical-resitant, easy to clean, open design
  • For cleanrooms, packaging, food & beverage

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Guidelite plus

guidelite plus

  • Chemical/corrosion-resistant guide trough
  • Lightweight, quiet, cost-effective to stainless-steel
  • Fast assembly, easy-maintenance, less downtime

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Contact an e-chain® cable carrier expert

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 via the form below or call us at (800) 521-2747.

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