Cranes

  • chainflex® Flexible Cables Used at Great Heights

    chainflex® Flexible Cables Used at Great Heights

    In this post, read about what happens when cable is used at large heights, like port & terminal cranes, and how chainflex® cables can help avoid a standstill.

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  • Choosing your chain - Gliding Applications & System Design5:17

    Choosing your chain - Gliding Applications & System Design

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  • Guidefast® - A faster & easier festoon alternative28:32

    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

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  • e-chain catalog 2020 (Long Travel)

    e-chain catalog 2020 (Long Travel)

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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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  • 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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  • Guidefast® System Installation on a crane girder2:12

    Guidefast® System Installation on a crane girder

    This video walks through the installation of an igus® guidefast® trough on a crane girder. Click here to learn more about guidefast®: https://www.igus.com/info/energy-chains-guide-troughs

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  • Winning the Crane Cable Management Race with Less Pit Stops

    Winning the Crane Cable Management Race with Less Pit Stops

    Read about how you can quickly reduce your cable carrier installation time for your crane by up to 80% so that you can keep things on track & running smoothly.

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  • Floating Tow Arm - how to compensate for lateral deviation in energy chains0:33

    Floating Tow Arm - how to compensate for lateral deviation in energy chains

    Learn more about the floating tow arm here: https://www.igus.com/info/energy-chains-fta-floatingfmoving-end-com No long travel cable management system is 100% straight. The floating tow arm helps to

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  • How to Manage Lateral Movement on Long-Travel Energy Chains

    How to Manage Lateral Movement on Long-Travel Energy Chains

    This blog post covers how to handle lateral deviations in long travel e-chain applications. It introduces the Floating Tow Arm and describes how it can be implemented to avoid damage & maintenance.

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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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  • The Hidden Costs of Maintaining Your EOT Crane Cable Management System

    The Hidden Costs of Maintaining Your EOT Crane Cable Management System

    Blog post covering the hidden maintenance costs associated with cable management on overhead cranes or EOT cranes. A comparison of maintenance costs on festooned cranes and cranes with energy chains

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  • Guidefast System Unboxing Overview2:18

    Guidefast System Unboxing Overview

    Wondering what comes in our Guidefast System Box? Here's what to expect when you order a Guidefast System for your EOT Crane. For more information, visit https://www.igus.com/info/industries-indoor

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  • Indoor/EOT Cranes Industry Solutions

    Indoor/EOT Cranes Industry Solutions

    igus energy chain solutions for indoor crane or EOT crane systems. igus energy chain systems can increase the reliability and safety while decreasing maintenance on

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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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  • 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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  • High-performance plastic solutions for drilling rigs

    High-performance plastic solutions for drilling rigs

    The optimized polymers in e-chains® are used to manufacture military equipment, rocket launch site components and power plant machinery. Their strength and durability make them applicable in nearly al

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  • Top 10 considerations when specifying igus® in your port crane tender

    Top 10 considerations when specifying igus® in your port crane tender

    While specifying your trolley cable management system and moving away from outdated technologies like festoons, there are ways to make sure your investment performs like the manufacturer said it would

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  • Unsupported vs Gliding Cable Carrier Applications

    Unsupported vs Gliding Cable Carrier Applications

    Learn differences between unsupported and gliding cable carrier applications, how to implement them into your application, and critical rules to follow during design and installation.

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  • Port of Mobile Reclaimer3:38

    Port of Mobile Reclaimer

    Reclaimer #5, McDuffie Coal Terminal, Mobile, Alabama U.S.A. igus cable carrier system used due to its ruggedness, self-cleaning special trough design and the ability to easily make repairs if there s

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