They are already in use in many offshore applications and have proved very effective: energy chain systems and plain bearings from igus® withstand the toughest environmental conditions. From wind power plants to drilling vessels or oil drilling rigs, you can ensure reliable energy supply. Whether in highly dynamic pipe handling applications or for the energy supply on the cantilever, igus® energy chains offer a safe, light and maintenance-free solution.
Thanks to our engineering team and the chainflex® cables certified according to DNV/GL and NEK, ready-to-install complete systems are offered, specifically tailored for the offshore and the oil and gas industry. For this reason the largest companies in the oil, gas and offshore industries worldwide put their trust in us.
Suitable for offshore applications and heavy loads
Weight saving up to 70% compared to steel chains
Cable- and hose-friendly due to plastic interior separation system - No cable/hose damage
Modular and adaptable to the respective application
Easy assembly and maintenance
Cost-effective and economical solutions
Tried and tested offshore - Weight-saving and low-cost heavy-duty energy chain systems.
Angle of rotation up to 900º - Universal filling of hydraulic hoses, motor cables and fiber glass cables
Reduce maintenance - Cable friendly and ready-to-connect readychain® complete systems.
Reduce downtime - Traverse long distances reliably with high additional loads.
Weight-saving - Corrosion resistant energy chains and chainflex® cables tried and tested for offshore applications.
Corrosion-resistant, UV-resistant, resistant to salt water
Light and high strength
Maintenance-free and long service life
Resistant to dirt and sludge, chemicals, extreme temperatures
Easy to install
Flexible, modular design
ATEX EX II 2GD solutions available
Sludge-resistant cables according to NEK606
DNV-GL and NEK certification for many chainflex® cables
We offer tailored solutions for challenging applications worldwide.