Content relating to energy chain® cable carrier systems
6 new igus products for automotive engineering 2020
To learn more about the products in this video, check out our 2020 product catalog: https://www.igus.com/info/news-2020-overview You can also learn about our solutions for the automotive industry by v
Hold the Cheese? Not for This Busy Iowa Production Plant
In this customer story, read about how a plant switched from a stainless steel cable chain to a plastic igus® energy chain to avoid downtimes.
Choosing your chain - Gliding Applications & System Design
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Guidefast® - A faster & easier festoon alternative
Learn more about Guidefast® here: https://www.igus.com/info/energy-chains-guide-troughs The Guidefast® guide trough is a lightweight steel trough designed for side mounting. It reduces your installati
Does Industry 4.0 & IoT Make Sense for Offshore Machinery?
Read about some of the new smart plastic solutions from igus and how they are changing the way we approach maintenance for offshore machinery & applications.
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.
Inside the igus® readycable® factory for cable assemblies
Learn more about igus® readycable® here: https://www.igus.com/info/readycable Take a detailed tour of the igus® North American readycable® factory in Rhode Island as Product Manager, Dale Rheaume walk
Ready to choose the best cable carrier for your application?Tech specs
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
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.
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
Overview - igus® energy chains types and sizes
Learn more about e-chain® plastic cable carriers here: https://www.igus.com/info/energychains And check out this ebook to learn how e-chains are designed, selected and installed: https://toolbox.igus.
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.
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.
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.
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?”
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.
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
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
The Unnecessary Plastic Pollution—How Can We Play a Part?
Read about how igus® has invested in Mura Technology's recycling programs to provide customers with a sustainable way to dispose of their old plastic parts.
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