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Energy chains

YE.42

igus unveils first plastic-steel hybrid energy chain

Published on: October 9, 2019

Lighter than steel chains, longer unsupported lengths than plastic chains October 9, 2019 – igus has developed the first plastic-steel hybrid energy chains for safe and compact vertical guidance of cables and hoses. The new energy supply system, called the YE.42, is 50 percent lighter than conventional steel chains due to the high-performance polymers manufactured […]

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Fast and safe in Industry 4.0: with smart igus energy supply on long travels

Published on: July 1, 2019

High speeds on long travels are special challenges for energy chain systems on machines and plants. Therefore, igus has now developed a new glide bar made of high-performance plastics with a five times longer service life. To monitor the wear-resistant rail, users now have the smart plastics EC.T sensor. This provides regular information about the condition of the rail and sends important technical information to the maintenance engineer in good time.

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igus E2 hydraulic chain securely guides hydraulic hoses in small spaces

Published on: October 17, 2018

With the new E2 hydraulic chain we now have an energy and media guide even for smallest installation spaces on support legs. Strong, space-saving and easy to install, the igus e-chain guides two hydraulic hoses in addition to power and control cables. The E2 hydraulic chain is an ideal solution for special mechanical engineering, and its use significantly reduces the costs of maintenance and downtime.

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