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e-chain

A clean performance: igus gets the REINER! Award for modular cleanroom chain

Published on: 25/05/2021

Fraunhofer Purity Technology Award goes to the particle-free and compact “e-skin” flat cable guide Electronics manufacturing demands high purity manufacturing environments and requires particle-free machine elements in clean rooms to ensure product quality. The Fraunhofer Institute in Germany recognises innovative developments in clean manufacturing every two years with the REINER! Award. Motion plastics specialist igus […]

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Video of the week- How igus® energy chains can help in water treatment plants

Published on: 12/04/2021

Water treatment plants or sewage treatment plants are harsh environments. They are full of chemicals, bacteria and waste. This environment requires products that can withstand chemical wash downs, dirt and extreme temperatures so igus® energy chains are ideal for this. They are maintenance free, modular and allow any different type of service (power, data, fluids […]

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Predictive maintenance on long travels: new EC.PR system protects energy chains

Published on: 23/03/2021

igus position-based push/pull force monitoring improves safety on crane systems Energy chains for protecting moving cable assemblies in cranes can be damaged by foreign objects like loose tools, causing costly system failures. This prompted igus to develop a new push/pull force monitoring system. The EC.PR* system records the precise force values of the moving end […]

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VOTW- igus® e-chains® working on indoor cranes

Published on: 11/03/2021

The igus® e-chain® is a great alternative to busbar and festoon systems and thanks to the various orientation options, these can be assembled in warehouses and on indoor cranes. In this week’s video of the week you can see exactly why the igus® system is the ideal system. To view the video, click here  https://youtu.be/cQ1mKw9VAD4 […]

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Easy interior separation for E4Q energy chain reduces assembly time

Published on: 10/03/2021

Universal separators and shelves with locking tabs ensure simple and flexible e-chain assembly For safe cable guidance in unsupported and long travels, igus has developed the E4Q energy chain. The bionically inspired design saves weight, while crossbars with locking tabs reduces the assembly time of the e-chain by 40 per cent. To facilitate assembly further, […]

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Global robotics company uses igus product to keep robots alive

Published on: 09/02/2021

A leading industrial robotics company is continuing to breathe new life into old robots – thanks to a newly designed product from plastics experts igus. igus, the global manufacturer of energy chain systems and polymer plain bearings, was asked for a control panel cable management system by the team from robotics company ARAGON. Iryna Geike, […]

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VOTW- The E4.1Lean- save up to 80% assembly time!

Published on: 08/02/2021

With its easy opening design, the E4.1L e-chain® can be filled 51% faster and closed 86% faster when compared to the E4.42 series. The E4.1L can also be delivered complete with drive cables, saving you time when installing. This week’s video of the week is taken from the test laboratory in Cologne. See for yourself […]

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A world-first: igus designs e-skin flat single pods for cleanrooms

Published on: 01/12/2020

Plastics expert igus has developed the world’s first ‘e-skin flat’ single pod – designed specifically to guide cables in compact and particle-free cleanrooms. To ensure quick and easy installation customers can use the e-skin flat to select and combine chambers and then insert the cables in seconds. There is also the option of a new […]

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New energy chain system for intralogistics and crane systems designed by motion plastic experts igus

Published on: 20/10/2020

Energy and data transmission rolled out and connected in under 60 minutes A new energy chain system for intralogistics and crane systems has been designed by motion plastic experts igus. The company, whose UK headquarters are in Northampton, has designed and manufactured the ‘autoglide 5 system’, a unique product which guides energy safely, for long […]

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VOTW- YE.42 e-chain®; Cherry Picker retrofit

Published on: 28/09/2020

The hybrid energy chain YE is a combination of both lightweight plastic and tough steel.  It was developed to meet the requirements of construction machinery and lifting equipment, which have high unsupported travels. To watch the video showing how easy it is to add the YE.42 hybrid energy chain to a Cherry Picker please visit https://youtu.be/7dkUJ6LcMnM […]

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