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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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  • Demonstration of igus smart plastics EC.B and EC.P system2:57

    Demonstration of igus smart plastics EC.B and EC.P system

    Energy chain product manager Dan Thompson demonstrates how our smart plastics can prevent unplanned downtime. During ongoing operation, they detect the degree of wear and emit an alarm as soon as repa

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  • How to assemble E2.1 energy chain by igus2:14

    How to assemble E2.1 energy chain by igus

    If you are interested in our E2.1 energy chain check out our website for more information and purchasing options! https://www.igus.com/info/energy-chains-overview-e2-1

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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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  • 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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  • The world's longest e-chain® runs for over 10 years

    The world's longest e-chain® runs for over 10 years

    A coal-fired power plant in the Czech Republic receives energy through an igus® e-chain®. This plastic cable carrier, which has continuously been in operation for ten years, travels over 2,017 feet.

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  • Power supply in overhead cranes: energy chains vs. festoons

    Power supply in overhead cranes: energy chains vs. festoons

    Reliable and dynamic cable management is one of the greatest challenges in modern crane technology. While the components must be modular, they should also be consistently easy to install, low maintena

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  • igus® e-tubes drive bending tool of top manufacturer

    igus® e-tubes drive bending tool of top manufacturer

    TRUMPF Inc. is a global leader in manufacturing machine tools. In one of its most complex and popular bending machine product lines, energy tubes from igus® are used to guide and protect cables. More

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  • Machine cutting leader improves productivity with igus® e-chains®

    Machine cutting leader improves productivity with igus® e-chains®

    One of the world’s most innovative businesses in machine cutting has improved its productivity with igus® energy chains in one of its flagship products. Engineers at Messer Cutting Systems, based in W

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  • e-chains® in power automated drilling operations

    e-chains® in power automated drilling operations

    An offshore drilling company from Norway is using energy chains from igus® to help provide a reliable power supply under extreme conditions for automated drilling operations on platforms.

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  • Redesigning the Portsmouth Memorial Bridge with modernized engineering

    Redesigning the Portsmouth Memorial Bridge with modernized engineering

    Spanning across the Piscataqua River connecting New Hampshire and Maine, the Portsmouth Memorial Bridge was built in 1923 as an official tribute to the New Hampshire sailors and soldiers of World War

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  • Building human organs is underway with cell-stacking technology

    Building human organs is underway with cell-stacking technology

    Pick-and-place automation has progressed beyond machine manufacturing and into the world of human anatomy. Research engineers at Brown University are building tiny versions of human organs, one micro-

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  • Simulating subsea conditions with igus® energy chains

    Simulating subsea conditions with igus® energy chains

    Hyperbaric testing simulates deep-water conditions, and effectively assesses subsea equipment with hydraulic and electrical components at depth. Master Flo Valve Inc. is home to one of the largest cus

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  • Automated farming at Superwurm

    Automated farming at Superwurm

    Read how igus empowers automated farming at a worm farm via cable carriers, self-lubricating plastic bearings, linear slide tables and flexible cables in AGVs.

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  • Port of Virginia remains a leader with superior crane technology

    Port of Virginia remains a leader with superior crane technology

    At the Port of Virginia, thousands of shipping containers are lifted, moved and lowered by about 30 cranes. The fast-moving cranes stand more than 130 feet high and operate 24/7, often in extremely tu

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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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  • igus Hires Outside Technical Sales Representatives to Fill Positions Nationwide

    igus, a leading manufacturer and distributor of Motion Plastic® components, including Energy Chain® cable carriers, Chainflex® Motion Cables, dry-tech® bearings and linear systems, has announced the a

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