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Low-cost, easy to fill cable carriers for small, confined installation spaces

Browse our wide and diverse range of low-cost, easy to fill plastic e-chain® cable carriers below.  These cable carriers are ideal for small to medium applications that require confined installation spaces such as  home offices, automotive, aviation and more.  These chains are lightweight with high torsion resistance making them ideal for highly dynamic applications. They come in various designs such as snap-open or closed, and some have internal separaton for cable manangement.  All e-chain® cable carriers have excellent mechanical stability, design and material to provide a long service life with a 36 month guarantee.

E2 micro - small installation spaces

E2.1 micro
  • E2 micro inner height:  5 - 15.6mm
  • E2.1 micro inner height:  10.1 - 14.9mm
  • Available as closed, openable from both sides along the inner radius, and outer radius
  • Integrated brake for smooth, quiet running
  • 25% longer unsupported length and 100% higher fill weight in comparison to identical design
  • Optional opener tool for quick close/open
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E2 mini - small and stable

e2 mini
  • Inner height: 17 to 41mm
  • Closed, openable along the outer and inner radius
  • Small pitch for silent operation
  • High torsion resistance, easy to mount
  • Double stop system, large pins for long service life
  • Optimized weight/stability ratio
  • Manifold interior separation
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E-Z chain - easy to fill, cost-effective

E-Z chain
  • Inner height: 5 to 48.5mm
  • Available as fillable along the outer/inner radius
  • Simply press in or pull out cables
  • As available with multi-chamber design
  • UL94-V2 classification
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Zipper - quick installation

  • Inner height: 9 to 32mm
  • Crossbars on a strip along the outer radius
  • Quiet running thanks to the chain links' small pitch
  • Also available as a closed "tube version"
  • iF Design Award for zipper-like design 
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E1 - modular, one-piece chain

  • Length of each chain band: 255 mm
  • Can be shortened or lengthened as required through injection-molded, modular chain band
  • Easy snap-open, easy to shorten/lengthen
  • Mounting link for connection of several chain bands
  • Fastening potential by the bore on the chain band
  • Cost-effective solution for large numbers
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Snapchain - easy fill, cost-effective

  • Quickly mount cable packets in bundles
  • Loops can be adjusted and modified anytime
  • Well-suited for short lengths, ideally 5 - 10 links
  • Low-cost alternative to complex cable shears
  • Snap-open along inner and outer radius
  • Shapely design, available in two sizes
  • Can bend in 1 or 2 directions (RBR)
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OCR - office e-chain

  • Home office & desk cable management
  • Magnetic mounting clips for easy attachment
  • Simply push to insert the cable and pull to remove
  • 3 (round) / 2 (square) chambers for simple separation
  • Flexible and locking links
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e-rib - corrugated tubes

  • Less installation space required
  • Can be easily retrofitted
  • Independent of hose manufacturer
  • Stability prevents unintentional sideways movement
  • No change in the impermeability of the corrugated hose
  • 3 sizes for nominal hose widths NW23, NW29 and NW36
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E2/000 - two-piece for versatility

  • Quickly opened from the right or left with a screwdriver or by hand - opening mechanism accessible from above
  • Lightning fast installation using thumb - safe seat without additional closing mechanism
  • The separators and interior separation sit safely, even when open
  • Excellent mechanical stability; design and material provide long service life
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Contact an e-chain® cable carrier expert

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 via the form below or call us at (800) 521-2747.

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