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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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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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VOTW- E4.1 and one for all

Published on: 28/10/2021

This versatile energy chain demonstrates its unique features in this video of the week. These features make it suitable for almost any cable management application, offering high strength, low wear, low noise, and a host of other design details that make it easy and fast to use.  The possibilities for this energy chain are endless.   Click here to view the video https://youtu.be/D3feMi2sEvY For more information […]

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Wanted: novel energy supply applications for biennial €5k prize and award

Published on: 26/10/2021

The vector award for unique energy chain applications is entering its eighth round. Applications are open now, with deadline for entries 11 February 2022. Rotating 7,000 degrees, travelling at speeds of 10 m/s and moving in multiple dimensions: they are energy chains made from high-performance plastics. Every two years, an expert panel awards the best […]

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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-loop® energy chain in action on a drilling rig

Published on: 16/08/2021

In this week’s video of the week, the e-loop® energy chain is shown in extreme temperatures on a drilling rig. The robust energy chain system can withstand the harsh environments of applications such as these while allowing single cables and hoses to be swapped out due to its simple modular design.  Protecting the cables is […]

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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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VOTW- Just like child’s play

Published on: 25/02/2021

This weeks Video of the Week shows how easy the igus® module connect “plug and play” system really is! The Module Connect system is a space-saving, low-profile industrial connector modular housing, which combines any number of electric cables, fibre optic cables, encoder cables or pneumatic hoses.  Module Connect can be configured to suit any application and can save hours […]

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