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Energy chains

No dramas: Reliable energy supply for various stage technology demands with igus e-chains and e-spools

Published on: 18/01/2022

Complicated stage applications can be implemented even in confined spaces and with high loads using moving energy supply systems such as the e-spool and the zig-zag systems. The challenge for every stage and set builder is to design and build the perfect stage. Every job is different because stages are not off-the-shelf. Every stage is […]

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From e-chains to Storm Boards: igus’s circular product lifecycle

Published on: 06/01/2022

Energy chains or e-chains are used to protect and guide moving cables and hoses, ensuring reliable power and data supply for moving machinery. They can be found in hundreds of industrial applications from offshore oil platforms to machine tools, from cranes to theatres, from elevators, to vehicle doors. e-chains made by motion plastics specialist igus […]

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Exhibition stands from recycled energy chains!

Published on: 04/01/2022

The “chainge” program has officially begun in the UK! Our energy chains are now been recycled in a circular way, allowing us to reuse them in our own innovation display stands! Working in collaboration with our recycling partner, MyGroup in Hull, old energy chains were remanufactured into Storm Boards – versatile structural recycled plastic boards. […]

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IPA test passed! e-skin flat energy chain with three layers receives cleanroom Class 1

Published on: 30/11/2021

The award-winning, modular alternative to ribbon cable proves its particle-free qualities in Fraunhofer cleanroom test. In clean room environments such as laboratories, energy chains required to manage cables and hoses safely must be particle-free. igus has developed the e-skin flat, an economical alternative to ribbon cables due to its modular design. Proof that the energy […]

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Vector highlights: Showcasing the best of the 2020 nominees.

Published on: 19/11/2021

It is that time again for the vector awards! Showcasing the best of energy chain applications. There are always innovative applications, and this year will be no exception. Thanks to Covid, last year’s vectors were postponed so the 2022 ones will be bigger and better! In this week’s video of the week, we look back […]

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New “smart” heavy-duty roller energy chain for maximum lifetime on cranes

Published on: 05/10/2021

igus develops P4HD roller e-chain with wear-resistant materials, and smart monitoring. Next generation cranes need higher power supplies. Energy chains – the protective chains that transport power and control cables in linear motion – must meet these requirements for longer travels, higher accelerations and operational uncertainties, as well as high reliability. The new igus heavy-duty […]

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VOTW-e-chains® on the side

Published on: 09/09/2021

Whether it be vertical or horizontal the igus® e-chain® will protect your cables. In this week’s video of the week, you can see how the igus® e-chains® are used on their side. No restrictions to the movement, no interruption to power, no problem. Click here to view the video https://youtu.be/BM7p-QdUSmU For more information on igus® […]

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e-chain C6: New design with abrasion-optimized materials for cleanrooms

Published on: 28/07/2021

igus launches a new design of a particle-free and lightweight energy guide for clinical environments High abrasion resistance is crucial for machine elements in cleanrooms. In response, igus has developed the C6, an energy chain that is designed to meet the highest cleanroom class. The new chain is specially designed for longer unsupported applications on […]

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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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igus energy chain developed to help generate environmentally friendly shore power

Published on: 15/09/2020

The e-loop energy supply series which increases safety and reduces procurement and installation time has been expanded to suit static applications, including shore power supplies. Shore power offers the provision of electrical power to a ship at berth so that its main and auxiliary engines can be shut down. Stricter guidelines are forcing ports to implement more environmentally […]

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