e-chain® cable carrier solutions for the oil and gas industry

High-strength plastic cable carriers for extreme environments

Machinery used for oil and gas extraction, such as drilling equipment, is frequently exposed to dirt, saltwater, vibrations, extreme temperatures, mechanical stress and risk of explosion. Downtime is costly in these conditions, but energy chains from igus® offer the high performance needed to ensure continuous, failsafe operation


  • 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
  • 100% corrosion-resistant
  • Modular and adaptable to the respective application
  • Easy assembly and maintenance
  • Cost-effective and economical solutions

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Application examples for our customers

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Field & Support Services

Our team of experienced field service technicians and inspectors work to increase the reliability and performance of e-chain® cable carrier applications by assisting with onsite installation, maintenance inspections and much more. Whether your application is a steel millport, or oil rig, igus® will deliver unmatched, continuous support. Learn more about all of our services below, discuss your project with an expert, or download the Orange Services brochure.
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Contact an e-chain® cable carriers expert

We can assist you with a turnkey, fully assembled solutions or answer any questions you may have with a custom project. 

Mike Patterson
National Industry Sales Manager 
(401) 438-2200

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