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East Providence

RI 02914

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Energy chain cable carrier systems for port and terminal cranes

For over 30 years, high-strength plastic e-chain® cable carriers have been trusted and proven on thousands of port and terminal cranes worldwide. While unforgiving environmental factors such as high winds, UV rays, saltwater and extreme temperatures can cause traditional cable management systems such as festoons to fail, energy chain cable carriers are able to withstand the harshest conditions while operating reliably.

Trusted by major crane manufacturers, e-chain® systems are quickly becoming the “go-to” technology for even the most challenging applications. Learn more about how igus® cable carriers can benefit cranes of all types below.

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Considering e-chain® for your new crane?

New crane orders

Learn how specifying e-chains on new cranes will optimize your operation.

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Considering e-chain® for your existing cranes?


Retrofit your cable management to e-chain with the help of igus's engineering services department.

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Already have e-chain® on your crane?

current customers

Click to find out more about ordering spare parts, refits and igus' installation and inspection services.

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For further questions or product information, please contact:

Dave Kortkamp

Industry Manager – Ports, Intermodal and Container Handling Equipment


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Monday to Friday from 8 am - 8 pm