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Cable Carrier Standards and Certificates

Standards and certificates for igus® cable carriers and cables.

ISO certified cable carriers

ISO 9001:2015

igus® is ISO 9001:2015 certified.

IF design award

iF Design Award

igus® has been awarded 13 iF Design Awards since 1987

TUV cable carriers

TÜV Product Safety

igus® energy chains and E-Tubes have been successfully tested by TÜV Rheinland in accordance with relevant machine guidelines.

This means igus® energy chain cable carrier users need not worry about testing this machine component to ensure it meets CE guidelines. The construction test 2PFG 1036 / 10/97 for protective equipment includes the following:

Application and safety


Fatigue strength

Resistance to external influences

Sharp corners and edges

PTB cable carriers


energy chain cable carriers made from igus'® igumid ESD material correspond to the German federal office of Physics and Technology (PTB)'s classification Ex II 2 GD according to ATEX-RL 94/9/EG.

clean room safe cable carrier

IPA cleanroom

Many energy chain cable carriers are suitable for use in cleanrooms according to DIN EN ISO 14644-1. This has been acknowledged by the IPA Fraunhofer Institut.

igumid UL approved


All igus'® igumid materials have UL approval. igumid NB has the fire protection class approval IIb according to test VDE 0304 Part 3/5.70; approval V2 according to UL 94 and the class B2 according to DIN 4102.

chainflex cables

Interbus and DESINA

chainflex® cables are produced in accordance with several international standards, including Interbus certification for certain CF11 bus cables and DESINA compliance.

quiet cable carriers

Clearly quieter

Different energy chains have been compared in the acoustic laboratory of the TÜV.

toxin free cable carrier material


The material igumid is free from toxins, according to RoHS standard 2002/95/EC.

quality cable carrier Quality inspection of every energy chain production
ESD cable cable carrier testing Test location for ESD-energy chains
cable carrier chainflex chainflex® cables with many certificates for e.g. DESINA
low noise cable carrier test Noise level tests in igus® own acoustic laboratory