Indoor and EOT Cranes
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.
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
Just One More: The Risks of Overfilling Your Cable Carrier
We all have the tendency to try to overfill everything, and cable carriers are no exception. But, if your cables and hoses don't have enough space, serious electrical and mechanical issues can occur.
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
Installation of an igus® guidefast control system on a crane girder
This video walks through the installation of an igus® guidefast® trough on a crane girder.
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
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
Cable carriers for cranes
Cable carriers from igus can replace traditional cable management solutions, such as cable reels, on cranes. They can cope with long travels, high speeds, and heavy loads.