Cable Carriers

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The ultimate cable carrier basics guide

    The ultimate cable carrier basics guide

    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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  • New innovations in energy chains1:09

    New innovations in energy chains

    igus has developed a new energy chain system that delivers numerous benefits to both design engineers and those in charge of maintenance. Chief among these benefits is saving up to 80% on time needed

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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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  • Ready to choose the best cable carrier for your application?

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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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  • Complying with the Food Safety Modernization Act

    Complying with the Food Safety Modernization Act

    Bearing lubrication can transfer bacteria and other contaminants between food. See what bearings you can use that are compliant

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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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  • Energy chain monitoring systems for tensile forces1:19

    Energy chain monitoring systems for tensile forces

    Tensile forces acting on the cables of an e-chain system® can significantly reduce the service life! The CF.P system measures the forces directly at the strain relief and indicates the need for action

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  • Flexible and functional cable management for furniture1:19

    Flexible and functional cable management for furniture

    The igus triflex OCR energy chain solution was designed specifically for the furniture industry. The OCR is functional and aesthetically pleasing. The furniture chain is easy to use - just press the c

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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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  • 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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