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Cable Carriers Design Guide

Published on: January 5, 2023

In this free Design Guide, we detail cable carrier subtypes as well as the different designs into which cable carriers integrate. Motion control systems can vary from simple, straightforward single-axis direct-drive systems with little wiring to large and complex multi-axis robotic systems with a hornet’s nest of cables. This is usually where cabling, which was […]


igus e-chain stays at the highest cleanroom class even after 60 million double cycles

Published on: December 5, 2022

e-skin flat cable carrier: igus proves abrasion resistance with the first industry test of its kind 5 December 2022 – igus®, the world leader in motion plastics and moving cable management systems, announced that its e-skin® flat cleanroom-compatible e-chain® systems still qualify for the highest cleanroom class even after 1.5 years of continuous use and […]


Innovatively driving the circular economy forward: igus launches its new “Chainge” recycling platform

Published on: October 25, 2022

The platform is used not only to recycle old e-chain cable carriers and other technical plastics but also to buy recycled material October 25, 2022 – Don’t dispose of old cable carriers as industrial waste – let igus® recycle them. Customer feedback on the “Chainge” recycling initiative, launched in 2019, is so positive that igus […]


Even more safety on long distances with new i.Sense EC.B cable sensor for e-chains from igus

Published on: August 31, 2022

Two for one: Condition monitoring for chain lengths of over 35 meters is now possible with just one sensor 31 August 2022 – igus®, a world leader in motion plastics and moving cable management systems, has introduced the i.Sense EC.B – a smart condition monitoring system for breakage detection on e-chain® cable carriers over 35 […]


igus Brings Shore Power to U.S. Ports

Published on: August 18, 2022

igus will present its revolutionary mobile shore power technology, the readychain® iMSPO, at the Ports ‘22 conference in Hawaii in September.


Belgian traditional house provides tourist attraction with low-cost automation from RBTX

Published on: July 7, 2022

Who says automation has to be expensive? In Bruges, Belgium, the chocolate shop Roose’s Chocolate World has a robot called Chocomatic built at a bargain price. It packs chocolates in front of customers. A robolink® robot from igus® is used, which moves on a seventh axis. A customer enters Roose’s Chocolate World at Havenstraat 1 in Bruges. […]


Connected in seconds: small plug-in energy chain from igus saves 80% assembly time

Published on: May 16, 2022

The plug-in principle of the igus readychain micro-speed enables fast connection of e-chain systems in tight installation spaces May 16, 2022 – igus®, a world leader in motion plastics and moving cable management systems, has introduced the readychain® micro-speed – a plug-in energy chain system that connects harnessed e-chain® systems in seconds without the use […]


Slim, strong, and quickly filled: new igus energy chain generation openable without tools

Published on: September 30, 2020

igus introduces E4Q, a lightweight e-chain for unsupported lengths and long travels September 30, 2020 – igus introduced its E4Q energy chain, which offers a smooth, contoured design and a completely new crossbar concept with weight-reducing locking straps. The new design ensures that the e-chain can be opened and closed in seconds without tools. The […]