Solutions for the offshore, oil and gas industries

Safe, light, saltwater-resistant and maintenance-free - Strong igus® plastics for the offshore, oil and gas industries

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, oil and gas industry.
 
For this reason the largest companies in the oil, gas and offshore industries worldwide put their trust in us.
 
Your benefits:

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-free

Modular and adaptable to the respective application

Easy assembly and maintenance

Cost-effective and economical solutions

Use of igus® energy chains in a drilling rig

 

Applications for the offshore, oil and gas industries

Cantilever and drill floor skids  
Cantilever and Drill Floor Skids

Tried and tested offshore - Weight-saving and low-cost heavy-duty energy chain systems.

offshore crane  
Offshore Cranes

Angle of rotation up to 900º - Universal filling of hydraulic hoses, motor cables and fiber glass cables

Offshore drive top systems  
Top Drive Systems

Reduce maintenance - Cable friendly and ready-to-connect readychain® complete systems.

Pipe Handling Eqipment  
Pipe Handling Equipment for Drill Ships

Reduce downtime - Traverse long distances reliably with high additional loads.

retractable thruster  
Retractable Thruster

Plug & Play - Ready-to-connect readychain® systems from a single source.

Pipe Laying Equipment  
Pipe Laying Equipment for Pipelay Vessel

Weight-saving - Corrosion resistant energy chains and chainflex® cables tried and tested for offshore applications.

FPSO  
Floating Production, Storage & Offloading (FPSO)

Customized - Tailor-made complete systems for long travels and rotary movements.

Suitable products for the offshore industry

Energy supply systems for high loads in harsh environments

e-chains  
e-chains® designed to guide and protect.

chainflex® cables with DNV/GL and NEK certificate

Offshore chainflex cables  

Self-lubricating dry-tech® solutions for the offshore industry

offshore iglide  
Improve technology - self-lubricating

Turnkey energy chain systems for rotating movements

Rotation system  
Safe circular movement with RBR systems

The advantages of igus® maintenance-free polymer products for the offshore industry are:

Corrosion-free, 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

Engineering projects & custom solutions

Engineering projects  
igus® engineering service

We offer tailored solutions for challenging applications worldwide.

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