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Digitalization and automation with smart plastics from igus®

The energy industry is facing rapid change and complex challenges. Digitalization, automation, and analytics are offering unique solutions and creating new Industry 4.0 standards.

igus® has developed smart plastics and other innovative products to facilitate this modernization in both renewable and non-renewable industries. Additional solutions include isense monitoring technology, energy chains that reduce air pollution, fiber optic technology, ROL e-chains® and more.

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igus® energy solutions

Wind energy  
Wind Power

igus® offers weather-resistant and space-saving components for wind turbines, such as RBR rotary modules, twistable cables, and compact e-chains®.
Learn more about wind power here

solar technology  
Solar Power

Solutions for solar applications include cable carriers with defined torsion stop dog and minimum bend radii, as well as torsion-resistant cables.
Learn more about solar power here

hydro power  
Hydro Power

Tidal turbines are enhanced with e-chains® for seawater resistance, extreme temperature resistance and long travel distances.
Learn more about hydro power here

Coal power  
Coal Power

Coal facilities are at an advantage with smart plastics. The isense monitoring modules predict when maintenance will be necessary – especially beneficial for stacker reclaimers.

Nuclear power  
Nuclear Power

e-chain® cable carriers are ideal for zigzag applications in nuclear power plants. They are durable enough to withstand heavy-duty environments and provide extended service life.

Gas power  
Gas Power

e-chains® are 100% corrosion-resistant, lightweight and resistant to heavy loads. They are nearly impossible to break down, so they operate reliably in rig conditions.
Learn more about gas power

Energy resources


Industrial application examples


igus® rotary modules provide up to 600˚ in angle of rotation and a rotating speed of 360˚/s. They excel in plant construction systems, material handling, industrial robots and much more.

Learn more about rotary applications

Travel long distances with e-chain® cable carriers

igus® energy chains can travel over 1,312 ft. and run various types of cables and hoses. They are space-saving, durable in extreme conditions and quiet-running. 

Learn more about long travel gliding applications

Application Assistance

For further questions or product information, please contact:

Stephen Bowman

Industry Manager – Mining - Bulk Material Handling - Construction Machinery


Customer Service:

Monday to Friday from 8 am - 8 pm