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  • Top 10 Strain Relief Mistakes Wreaking Havoc on Your Crane Cables

    Top 10 Strain Relief Mistakes Wreaking Havoc on Your Crane Cables

    Blog post explaining the top 10 cable strain relief mistakes that reduce cable lifetime that Crane Industry Manager, Dave Kortkamp sees out in the field.

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  • Industry Secrets: Stop These 5 Hidden Cable Carrier Killers Today

    Industry Secrets: Stop These 5 Hidden Cable Carrier Killers Today

    Right now, there are cable management systems everywhere praying that you’re reading this blog post because they don’t want to die young. Dramatic much? Not entirely.

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  • energy chains vs. festoons

    energy chains vs. festoons

    Though energy chains and festoons are both used to guide and protect cables, the two systems have very different capabilities. In this infographic, see how maintenance, design, cable security and stra

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  • 21st Century solutions for dynamic cable management

    21st Century solutions for dynamic cable management

    Moving applications integrated with cables require durable cable management systems. With machines constantly developing to meet higher standards, new challenges in managing systems’ cables come into

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  • How Long Will My Cable Management System Last?

    How Long Will My Cable Management System Last?

    Read about how long your cable management system should last, and how we use our service life calculator to expertly predict when you'll need to replace it.

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  • How Does the Classic e-chain® Cable Carrier Adapt to IoT & Industry 4.0?

    How Does the Classic e-chain® Cable Carrier Adapt to IoT & Industry 4.0?

    Read about how the classic e-chain® cable carrier, introduced over 50 years ago, has adapted to Iot and Industry 4.0, along with other industrial products.

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  • What Is a Roller Chain and When Do You Need It?

    What Is a Roller Chain and When Do You Need It?

    Read about how the rol-e-chain® from igus® overcomes the technical boundaries of typical gliding cable carriers by instead rolling for long travels.

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  • igus® e-chain® 2020 Catalog Highlights2:41

    igus® e-chain® 2020 Catalog Highlights

    Request your 2020 e-chain catalog here: http://igus-2366840.hs-sites.com/2020-echain-catalog Learn more about e-chains® here: https://www.igus.com/info/energychains Find out what’s new with e-chains®

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  • Busbars vs. energy chains for crane electrification

    Busbars vs. energy chains for crane electrification

    The performance of a crane is directly dependent on its electrification system. With various power supply options available and a range of application requirements to take into consideration, making a

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  • e-spool: The next generation of the cable reel

    e-spool: The next generation of the cable reel

    The igus® e-spool is an alternative to traditional cable reels, which are used to guide cables and hoses in confined spaces. The e-spool system can guide several cables or media lines, including power

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  • Design basics: plastic cable carriers

    Design basics: plastic cable carriers

    Ready to put an end to cable failure on your machines for good? This basics guide covers everything you need to know to get started with cable carriers.

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  • Reducing vibration of cable carriers

    Reducing vibration of cable carriers

    In a wide range of applications customers are demanding increased accuracy and precision from their production equipment. In industries including printer design, semiconductor manufacturing, and machi

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  • Tips and Tricks for Designing with Cable Carriers

    Tips and Tricks for Designing with Cable Carriers

    Cable carriers are an ideal way to protect cables, hoses, and all other lines throughout movement on modern machinery, while protecting them from abrasion, tangling, and over bending. In this eBook, e

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  • igus' Crystal Ball: How We Predict the Service Lives of Our Cable Management Systems

    igus' Crystal Ball: How We Predict the Service Lives of Our Cable Management Systems

    igus® goes beyond expertly installing your e-chain® cable carrier. Read about how igus® can accurately predict the service life of your system.

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  • The igus Story Part 2: Expansion, Automation & the 21st Century

    The igus Story Part 2: Expansion, Automation & the 21st Century

    Read part two of the fascinating history of igus®, which focuses on international expansion and the development of several innovative product lines, including automation.

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  • 60 seconds with igus® - Oil & Gas - Episode 41:34

    60 seconds with igus® - Oil & Gas - Episode 4

    Visit https://www.igus.com/oilandgas to learn more. In this episode, Oil and Gas Industry Manager Jason Freed explains what it means to be “modular” and builds a small e-chain® cable carrier to demon

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  • 60 seconds with igus® - Oil & Gas - Episode 31:17

    60 seconds with igus® - Oil & Gas - Episode 3

    Visit https://www.igus.com/oilandgas to learn more! In this episode, Oil and Gas Industry Manager Jason Freed answers, “What is the water absorption rate of plastic e-chain® cable carriers?” You’re in

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  • 60 seconds with igus® - Oil & Gas - Episode 21:04

    60 seconds with igus® - Oil & Gas - Episode 2

    Visit https:/www.igus.com/oilandgas to learn more! Can engineered plastic e-chain® cable carriers set on fire? In this episode, Oil and Gas Industry Manager Jason Freed puts one to the test.

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  • 60 seconds with igus® - Oil & Gas - Episode 11:10

    60 seconds with igus® - Oil & Gas - Episode 1

    Is igus engineered polymer tough enough for your application? Oil and Gas Industry Manager, Jason Freed answers the question “are igus engineered polymer energy chains strong enough for my machine?”

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  • Designing Cable Management Systems for Collaborative Robots

    Designing Cable Management Systems for Collaborative Robots

    Collaborative robots work side by side with human workers to complete a wide range of tasks, including welding, quality inspection, and component insertion/fastening. With anticipated global compound

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