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Products for the machine tools sector: maximum quality for less


Light-weight, rugged E4-1 light energy chain, now chip-proof as an enclosed tube, easily swiveled open

Very tight sealing lid with rounded, chip-repellent shape

20% lighter* for even higher dynamics

Snapped-open from both sides

47% larger usable area

Available in two sizes

You decide about other sizes

More than 50 different types of enclosed e-tubes from stock

* in comparison to Series E4-42


Maximum variety, low-cost cables for machine tools from stock. Reliably tested cables for applications in oil and coolant.

Maximum variety of cables for energy chains on machine tools

DESINA compliant cable types from stock

Oil and coolant-resistant

Measurement system cable, successfully tested for more than 35 million double strokes

Radius reduced by 25%

Bending radii up to 5xd in moving applications

UL/CSA and NFPA79 compliant

Starting at lot size of 1


Injection molded, space saving round connectors - size variety: M8, M12, M23, M40, others upon request

Small design without dirt pockets

Significant weight reduction

Sealed per IP66/67 already before injection molding

360° EMC shielded

ESD version against electro-static discharge


e-chains® for highly dynamic applications The 2nd generation of these e-chains®, system E6-1, now for higher loads and even quieter movement

Highly dynamic for high acceleration

Low vibration for clean cutting and milling profiles

Extremely quiet, as low as 37 db(A)

Easy to open

Triflex R

3 axes e-chain® for multi-dimensional movements for fast filling

Chip repellent design

Cable compatible inner space

Snap-open chain links for easy filling

Absorbs torsion movements

Easy to lengthen and shorten

DryLin T

More precision in confined space. Low profile linear guide with adjustable clearance offers new possibilities in precision.

Adjustable bearing clearance

Self-lubricating and maintenance-free

High corrosion resistance

Quiet operation

Compact design

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… tight ... large ... swivelable ...

R2-75 – e-tube openable from both sides with 75 mm inner height.

RX tubes overview

E-Tube with chip-repellent design

Chip-repellent up to 1,562° F

Energy tubes that repel hot chips up to 1,562°F

Aluminum lid - Open Aluminum lids

Removable aluminum lids for the E4-1 system.

E4-1 cable carrier

The E4-1 system combines all the benefits of its three predecessors in the E4 range.

E-Z Chain®

E-Z Chain® - Very easy to fill - Simply push in cables


Two-piece - The E2 standard

Overview E2/000 e-chains

Two-part - the E2 standard as clamp chain version

E4-1 XXL-Material

New XXL-material for E4-1 - even longer unsupported travels

E2 Tube: Metal flanges

Metallic flange mounting brackets with popular bore patterns.

triflex® R Mounting "Light"

New mounting bracket saves space, money and is easy to open

Overview twisterband

Compact, modular, economical

Horizontal Guidelok-System

“Guidelok” upper run guide for long travels, self-supporting in chip areas

Support tray modular systems

For support of the lower run - Support tray modular systems

chainflex® control cables

chainflex® control cables are designed to have a low bend-radii and are ideal for use within moving cable carriers. Learn more.

chainflex® data cables

chainflex® data cables are durable and flexible. Guaranteed for 36 months, igus® data cables are tested to last for millions of cycles.

chainflex® servo motor feedback cables

Learn more about chainflex® servo motor feedback cables, which include resolver cables, feedback cables, and encoder cables.

chainflex® robotic cables

chainflex® robotic cables are designed to maintain flexibility and endurance under high-stress.

e-chain guide troughs

e-chain guide troughs

readychains® - pre-assembled energy chain systems

Pre-assembled cable carrier systems

Strain reliefs

Strain relief systems - product overview

Chainfix Nugget

The Chainfix nugget is a special strain relief system for the relief of very small strains.

iglide® PRT slewing rings

iglide® PRT slewing rings use self-lubricating, low-friction sliding elements in place of ball bearings. They represent a step forward in slewing ring bearing technology.

drylin® W hybrid roller bearing

drylin® W hybrid roller bearing in 2 new sizes ensure low driving forces - mainly required for manual adjustments - by a combination of gliding and rolling.

drylin® T

Linear guide systems: corrosion-free, wear-resistant, low coefficient of friction.

DryLin® W

Linear guide kit: Self-lubricating, simple installation, 12 rail profiles to choose from.

DryLin® N low profile guide systems

DryLin® N low profile guide systems offer you low profiles in various widths.

drylin® HTS: Lead Screw Driven Actuators

Maintenance-free leadscrew systems in various material and shaft combinations. The right module for every application.

DryLin® R product overview

Liners, linear bearings, housings, shafts and accessories...

drylin® E – "E“ as in electric - product overview

The constant development of the toolbox and system concept of the self-lubricating drylin® drive technology.

iglide® Q2 E

Service lives previously not achieved in with an injection- molded polymer bearing heavy duty pivoting applications.