Mining Equipment Solutions from igus®

Mining applications have come to define the term "severe duty". Machinery used in this industry must endure corrosive and aggressive materials like coal, limestone and taconite, extreme high and low temperatures, snow and ice accumulations, and high vibrations from neighboring equipment. igus® has the right e-chain® solution to offer years of dependable low-maintenance operation for the most taxing of environments within the Mining industry. Our service life calculators, backed by lab and field data, can accurately compute the service life of your system measured in years of service and miles of overall travel. igus® energy chain systems®, with no parts marked for wear, offer long service life, minimal maintenance and reduced downtime of your Mining equipment. 

igus® e-chain cable carrier systems are a modern alternative to:

igus® e-chain cable carrier systems are resistant to:

  • Aggregates
  • Corrosion
  • Chemicals
  • High and low temperatures
  • Wind
  • UV

e-chain® cable carriers and readychain® pre-assembled cable carriers

P4.1 series

P4.1 smart plastics
  • Travel lengths of 800 m and higher are possible
  • High fill weight of up to 30 kg/m
  • Speeds of up to 10 m/s possible
  • Plastic bearings allow for longer service life

4040RHD/5050RHD series

4040RHD/5050RHD series
  • Travel lengths of 1,000 m and higher
  • Cable loads of up to 50 kg/m
  • Speeds of up to 6 m/s
  • Various roller types for optimum application adaption
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Pre-assembled cable carriers

Pre-assembled cable carriers
  • Assembly time is reduced by up to 95%
  • Reduction of manufacturing costs
  • Minimal logistics work, no storage space necessary
  • Procurement optimization - 1 system, 1 part #
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Motor cable CFCRANE

  • For highest voltages and outputs
  • Flame-retardant
  • UV resistance
  • Oil resistance
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Guide troughs for long travel gliding

Guide troughs for long travel gliding
  • For long travel applications
  • Very tough and reliable
  • For extreme loads
Learn more about guide troughs

e-chain®'s for rotational movement

e-chain®'s for rotational movement
  • Rotation angle of 540° (on one level)
  • Rotation angle of 900° and more are possible with the igus® MRM
  • Rotation speed of up to 360°/s
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Customer Applications

Orange Services

Proper installation is essential for the life of your cable carrier, and igus® has a team of dedicated engineers ready to assist you every step of the way. From site inspection, to installation, to complete modernization, our team will ensure the longest possible service life for your cable carrier system. 

Contact us at (800) 521-2747 to discuss your project today!

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