e-chain® plastic cable carriers are the umbilical cord of modern machines. They minimize downtime, protect, support and extend the service life of cables and hoses. igus® has been developing, producing and testing plastic cable carriers since 1971.
The igus® cable carrier range incorporates over 70,000 innovative, low-cost products. From its smallest ‘micro’ energy chain to the world's largest plastic energy chain, igus® plastic cable carriers are capable of long and short travel distances at high speeds in all axes. The company's expert knowledge is being refined continuously with the help of its customers and is then incorporated into the products produced.
Many different movement and mounting possibilities.
Carry sensitive bus, data and fiber optic cables and energy sources such as electricity, gas, air and liquids.
Accommodate very high dynamic loads and stringent service life requirements.
Operation in a wide range of environments and climates.
High levels of acceleration possible.
Modular systems offer simple assembly on-site and rapid retrofitting of cables.
Innovative products can be assembled quickly.
Rapid delivery time.
Vast product range - find the right solution immediately.
Optional pre-harnessing services.
Fast system design and support from internal specialists and a network of sales engineers throughout the United States and worldwide.
Distances in excess of 1,300 feet.
Speeds of up to 16.4 ft/s (and more in some cases).
Service life of 10 years and over.
igus® provides tested quality based on more than three decades of experience. This is substantiated by numerous test certifications and quality seals, such as ISO 9001:2008.
The igus® system guarantee provides assurance for every application, no matter how demanding. energy chain cable carriers are tested continually in real-life conditions in the igus® test laboratories. This assures long service life and operational reliability for customers.
On the rare occasion igus® does not have test or field data for a specific application, the company will gladly conduct tests according to your specific requirements.
Instead of spending valuable time assembling an energy chain system, now engineers can focus on what they were hired to do. igus® pre-assembled energy chains come with cables, hoses, connectors, & accessories, as required, and are delivered ready-to-install on your machine.
Order only what you need
Customize as much or as little as you want
You choose the length
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