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More than 1,000 meters: igus develops the world’s first driven e-chain system for long travels

Published on: June 17, 2022

Drive-chain impresses with maximum dynamics and long service life while saving up to six tons of weight 17 JUNE 2022 – igus®, the world leader in motion plastics and moving cable management systems, has introduced the world’s first driven e-chain system for long distances of 1,000 meters and more, with extreme dynamics and run times. […]


The Dangers of Debris

Published on: June 15, 2022

Pre-assembled cable carriers for space surveillance & radar


“Transformer” exhibition hall wins the 2022 gold vector award from igus

Published on: June 14, 2022

First prize goes to event space automated with e-chain cable carriers June 14, 2022 – igus®, a world leader in motion plastics and moving cable management systems, announced the winners of the 2022 vector awards on June 1 at Hannover Messe 2022. The golden vector award went to Hungarian firm Gepber Szinpad for an automated […]


igus advances the circular economy with the world’s first e-chain made entirely of recycled material

Published on: June 13, 2022

Conserving resources and extending the product life cycle is the goal igus is pursuing with the new E2.1.CG cradle-chain 10 JUNE 2022 – igus®, the Germany-based manufacturer of motion plastics and moving cable management systems, announced the world’s first cable carrier system made entirely from recycled material. Cradle-to-cradle: This is the principle of the circular […]


The new igus® E4.1R rol e-chain® reduces noise, vibration, and saves electricity

Published on: May 10, 2022

Roller chain links reduce drive energy for the igus E4.1 e-chain series by 37% May 12, 2022 – igus, a world leader in motion plastics and moving cable management systems, has introduced the E4.1R rol e-chain. The new rolling energy chain system from igus dramatically reduces noise and vibration. Integrated roller links have been added […]


With anti-crushing effect, new igus® clamps reliably secure pneumatic hoses

Published on: February 1, 2022

With the igus CFX clamp, the cross section is fully maintained and prevents damage occurring due to over-tightening February 1, 2022 – igus, a global leading manufacturer of engineered components with the purpose to increase the service life of customers’ machines, has introduced a new CFX series clamp designed to provide strain relief for pneumatic […]


igus® heavy-duty rol e-chain for long service life on cranes

Published on: December 1, 2021

igus® develops P4HD rol e-chain with wear-resistant materials, quickly replaceable side parts and smart monitoring December 1, 2021 – A new e-chain from igus® meets the demand for more from energy supply systems in new generations of cranes. The heavy-duty P4HD rol e-chain offers longer travels, high accelerations and speed along with reliability. The rol […]


Gliding, rolling, saving: igus expands E4.1 e-chain® modular system for long travels

Published on: November 30, 2021

New rollers and glide pads reduce costs and increase the service life of E4.1 e-chain cable carriers November 30, 2021 – igus® has added glide pads and roller chain links to its highly-successful E4.1 universal  e-chain modular system, an energy supply system favorite for safely guiding cables and hoses on long travel applications. The new glide […]


Wanted: Unique projects with energy supply systems

Published on: November 10, 2021

The vector award for the best e-chain® applications is entering its eighth round – and applications will be accepted until February 11, 2022 They rotate by 7,000 degrees, travel at speeds of up to 10 meters per second and move three-dimensionally like snakes: e-chain® cable carriers made of high-performance plastics. Every two years, a panel […]